Staging Design Professional™

Created for staging team members, this course will give you the skills and knowledge to stage with confidence. Learn at your own pace, in your own home, at your own convenience. NOTE: One login per person. A new login must be purchased for each team member.

$750 Payment Plan Available

You will learn...

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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

• Identify and draw attention to the focal point

• How to place furniture with confidence

• Specific dimensions to speak like a PRO!

In this module, you will learn:

• How to improve curb appeal

• How to improve front porch appeal

• 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 buyer 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

PLUS a Case Study: Features that make homes sell

Expert staging is not one-size fits all. You should adjust your designs to attract the right buyer. 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 staging

• 7 tips to style a bookcase

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

At most other training companies, you must purchase color training separately. We believe that understanding color is foundational to being a designer/home stager/redesigner. So, of course we include it in all levels of our training! 

In this module, you will learn:

• Understand and use the color wheel

• Color terminology

• How colors influence each other

• Understand color psychology

• How to select the perfect color for staging

• 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 homeowner’s furnishings

• Pros and cons of supplementing with your inventory

• Pricing

In this module, you will learn:

• Advantages of a staged home

• The Vacant Staging process


What else is included?

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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.

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.

NOTE: This course is meant for one person only. Please do not share logins or passwords. Violations will result in immediate revocation of access. Online access to the course and any updates will be available for one year. After that, a subscription renewal is available, but not necessary. Certification is good for your lifetime and does not need to be renewed to remain valid.


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