Staging Design Professionalâ„¢

You have an eye for design, but you need to gain the confidence of an Interior Design Pro for staging your social media photos. This course will teach you everything you need to know about how to use color, how to layout furniture for the best shots, the dimensions and scale of interior design, and so much more.

Gain the confidence and skills your followers are looking for, while increasing your potential for lucrative collaborations! Learn at your own pace, in your own home, at your own convenience.

$750 Payment Plan Available

Initially created for the Home Staging industry, we realized that Home Decor Social Media Influencers are doing the same staging, but for a different purpose. The goal of a Home Stager is to sell homes. YOUR goal is to "sell" your photos to followers and companies for collaborations.

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In this module, you will learn:

• How to identify and define 9 Principles of Design

• How to use proper scale and proportion

• How to balance weight of furniture in a room

• How to Identify and draw attention to the focal point

• How to place furniture with confidence

• Specific dimensions to speak like a PRO! (Writing those captions and blogs is going to be soooo much easier!)

In this module, you will learn:

• How to improve the look of a home from the curb.

• How to improve the appeal of a front porch.

• Which colors are best for front door

• How to choose exterior color

• Pro tip for easy trim color selection

• How to create proper scale and balance with landscaping

In this module, you will learn:

• The purpose and uses of art

• How to place art

• How to balance scale of art

• How to select correct size and shape

• How to coordinate various art pieces in a space

• Easy tips for hanging art

• Specific pro dimensions to follow

• How to hang a gallery wall, double art, and triptychs

In this module, you will learn:

• How to identify the 6 follower perceptions:

• How to increase the perceived size

• How to raise the perceived value

• How to reduce perceived negatives

• How to highlight perceived positives

• How to enhance perceived condition

• How to promote perceived lifestyle

• Precise dimensions to use

• Scripts to communicate concepts to clients, followers, and partner companies.

PLUS a Case Study: Features that make homes sell

Expert staging is not one-size fits all. You should adjust your designs to be attractive to your audience. Although your home is not on MLS, it is "on the market." You are "selling" your home every day. Think of your followers as buyers. This module will help you adjust your staged photos to appeal to your demographic.

In this module, you will learn:

• Understand the importance of profiling the target buyer

• How to identify the generation of the target buyer

• Employ demographic information to identify the target buyer

• How to appeal to the most likely buyer

In this module, you will learn:

• How history, fashion and design influence one another

• How to identify the architectural style of a home

• How to identify interior design styles

• How to incorporate texture into your staging

• How to use accessories in your photos

• 7 tips to style a bookcase (Your #shelfie game is about to REALLY step up!)

In this module, you will learn:

• How to stage windows

• The importance of proper lighting

• How to select fixtures to scale

• How to improve flooring and the use of rugs

• How to address sound/acoustic problems (So important for you next Insta Live session!)

Understanding color is foundational to being a designer. You need to know how to pick tile, carpet, wallpaper, bedding... you even need to understand why that shirt looks so good in your bathroom mirror, but weird when you sit on your sofa. (Those "whites" are not working together! You will learn why.)

In this module, you will learn:

• How to understand and use the color wheel

• Color terminology

• How colors influence each other

• Understand color psychology

• How to select the perfect color for staging photos

• How to select colors to work with different wood tones

• How to add dimension with color

• How to select paint finishes

• 5 steps to create a color scheme

In this module, you will learn:

• Understand ‘Love vs. the List’

• Identify key rooms

• No-fail guide for staging each area of the home

• How to address undefined spaces

In this module, you will learn:

• How to assess the staging needs of a property

• How to prepare for a consultation

• Consultation guidelines

• Staging vs. Decorating

• How to conduct a consultation

• Consultation follow-up

• Staging service options

• How to stage using the furnishings you have-- no need to spend $$ on all new stuff!

• Pros and cons of supplementing with your inventory

• Pricing - After taking this course, you can stage other people's homes, offer your interior design services, or help other influencers!

What else is included?

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Download and print so you can fill in the blanks as you watch the training videos. Keep handy for easy reference later.

We are not messing around. You will know your stuff after completing the training! To make sure you are picking up what we are putting down, you must pass a short quiz at the end of each video module. Relax - It's not rocket science, and you can re-take as many times as you need to.

These are not mandatory and are not graded, but are designed to reinforce what you are learning and give you added confidence.

Starting from scratch? This will give you the A to Z on what to put in a home.

Preview - Walk-through with detailed discussion of planning process

Prep - Pulling process and packing systems

Install and Reveal - Process and tweaking

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10% of every Staging Studio course fee goes to help change lives and provide educational opportunities for women and children. You get to choose which one of our non-profit partners will benefit.

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