Much-A-Do-About Nothing?

Much-A-Do-About Nothing? Custom Home Staging in Santa Barbara, California.
(Part 1 in a 4 part series about the importance of wall art in home staging.)

We, at Delicious Decors, believe that wall art in professional home staging has much to do about everything!

A Home Stager’s job is to “set the stage,” to get the home sold quickly at top dollar. A large part of setting the stage and creating a feeling for prospective home buyers is wall art.

We specialize in custom home staging; top to bottom. “Custom wall art, this is what we’re talking about … “

When we were hired to stage a classic Santa Barbara home located across the street from the Santa Barbara Mission and Rose Gardens, our first thought was custom artwork. We knew setting the stage for this home meant including artwork of the Santa Barbara Mission and the Santa Barbara Fiesta, both stuped in Santa Barbara History.

One of the strongest selling points of this particular home is its Santa Barbara history and its location. So, we knew our job was not only to compliment this attribute, but to show it off!

Using his professional photography skills, Fredrik created custom artwork of the Santa Barbara Mission for the living room niches. Santa Barbara Mission He shot the photos, had them enlarged and printed on canvas for added dimension. Santa Barbara Mission

We went a step further to set the stage by purchasing Santa Barbara Fiesta posters, framing and hanging them in just the right places throughout the home.
In fact, these Fiesta posters touched the heart of one guest that viewed the home during caravan enough to give me a call. Santa Barbara FiestaSanta Barbara Fiesta

Did our custom staging with art work do the following:
1. Create a feeling?
2. Showcase the property’s #1 asset (it’s location and history)?
3. Add interest?
4. Add a sense of welcome, warmth and home?

The answer to all of these important aspects of the home staging purpose is Yes. And that’s just the artwork side of the job. 🙂

Does wall art matter?

We at Delicious Decors believe, “Wall art has much to do about everything!”

(Stay tuned for Part 2 of “Much-A-Do-About Nothing?” I’ll be unveiling my choice for this blog tittle on my final blog of this series.)

For your FREE staging estimate call Penny Today at 805.964.0866 or email

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Stage it Forward,

Penny & The DD Team

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This Says it All

Delicious Decors Custom Stages Every Home!

This is what we mean by Custom Staging: look for the following custom features on the video presented in this blog:

  • We took paint samples of the wall to re-upholster the dining chairs to work with the wall color exactly.
  • We used the wall paint samples to make custom pillows and vanity seat cover for the Master Bedroom.
  • We purchased exactly the perfect living room furniture for the home.
  • We orded custom artwork for the walls and custom framed them for the Master Bedroom.
  • We hired an interiorscape expert to provide the best in plants throughout the house with a weekly service included.

The proof is in the pudding/video!

Call Penny today at 805.964.0866 for your FREE estimate.

Penny & The DD Team

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More Than Staging

When you choose Delicious Decors for your Home Staging project you get More than staging!

We at Delicious Decors believe in supporting our clients in every way possible. We offer the following FREE services when you choose DD for your staging projects:

Custom Home Staging using our own inventory of designer one of a kind pieces and decor.

Free Professional Photos for your marketing purposes.
Free internet marketing from the DD team.
Free video for your marketing.
Realtors who join our Preferred List receive discounts to pass on to their clients.

Our promise to you is, “Excellence in both service and results.”

Please call 805.964.0866 today for your Free estimate.

Penny and The DD Team

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Turn Your Home into a Money-Maker

Did you know that 80% of people planning a vacation book their reservations 6 months prior to their vacation? Of those travelers, 70% of them chose to stay in a home rental in 2010.

Now is the time to get your vacation rental home spruced up and booked up for the summer! Delicious Decors is here to help.

Vacation Rental Preparation Services
• Just need some sprucing up? From new fresh bedding & towels, replacement kitchen ware, to fresh paint and curb appeal, our team can get the job done.
• Perhaps it’s time to replace that old sofa or ragged rug. From one sofa to an entire house, call Delicious Decors.
• Would you like to get more $$$ for your rental? Add a second bathroom, extend the patio, remodel the kitchen; our team is ready to get started.
• If you’re interested in managing your rental on your own, we’ve got the know how on what it takes to get your rental booked all summer long and we’ll pass that information on to you.
• Looking for a great management company to handle your vacation rental for you? Just ask us and we’ll steer you in the right direction.

From remodeling, to sprucing up, furnishing and decorating, to booking and managing, we’ve done it all and would like to pass on a few tips to you.

1. Is your vacation rental a place you would like to spend your family vacation? This is always a good question to ask yourself.
2. Curb appeal, you’ve got to have it! Give your house a fresh coat of paint, trim plants, add fresh plants & flowers, repair anything damaged or unsightly.
3. Whether you are just now turning your property into a vacation rental or sprucing it up for this year, select attractive, comfortable furniture. Keep in mind how many people your house will accommodate, and then double-check to make sure you actually have enough dining chairs, TV viewing seating, outdoor seating and eating capacity. You get the picture.
4. Décor & Accessories … make it vacationy. If you’re near the beach, add beach décor and beach toys. If you have a mountain cabin retreat, go with mountain cabin décor. Include some fishing rods if there’s a lake or river nearby.
5. Do everything on the “Honey-do” list to make sure everything is running in smooth top form.

How do you get your vacation rental rented?

These are my Top 3 suggestions for success on turning your property into a Money-Maker:

1st Your vacation rental should look great! You are appealing to people’s emotions, they need to be attracted to your home.

2nd PHOTOS. I capitalize this because it’s your #1 selling tool. You need excellent photos that not only show the property accurately, but show off the property as well. Again, you are appealing to emotion!

3rd Whether you are managing your own property or you have hired a management company, responses to inquiries must be done Promptly. If they have contacted you, they have contacted 5 other property owners as well, so jump on it.

Please call Delicious Decors today for a free estimate to turn your investment property into a Money-Maker and a retreat your entire family can enjoy at 805.964.0866.

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