This themed ‘Romance Room’ got a spacelift!

Having a theme for rooms in your home can be a great idea and help you stay focused on the end styling result. As one of the PRES staging training homes our client offered her home for the one-day home makeover we call ‘redesign’. She had beautiful things and a real flair for decorating and wanted to see what we could do with her space. She likes to have a ‘theme’ in all of her rooms so we tackled what I call her ‘Romance Room’ to just make it a little bit more gorgeous while her husband serenades her at the piano.

Take a look at the ‘Romance Room’ Before

Nice room to be sure....but do the leather chairs work here?
Nice room to be sure….but do the leather chairs work here?
Gorgeous piano...still not quite right.
Gorgeous piano…still not quite right.
Seating arrangement opposite the fireplace...little out of scale but still gorgeous....
Seating arrangement opposite the fireplace…little out of scale but still gorgeous….

Take a look at the ‘Romance Room’ After

Romantic beyond a doubt...I can see her sitting her with her glass of wine so relaxed.
Romantic beyond a doubt…I can see her sitting her with her glass of wine so relaxed.The large mirror on the wall opens up the space and doubles the romance.
Serenading his beautiful wife as she reclines on the chaise...
Serenading his beautiful wife as she reclines on the chaise…
Comfortable chairs and art from France works perfectly.
With smaller chairs and 3 pictures from a trip to France now we have romance…

Her testimonial is a huge compliment to the Art of Redesign and the awesome work the students did during the 5 day PRES staging and redesign course:

“WOW! Is all I can say Dana. When I was given the opportunity to offer my home as your training space I felt very honored and kind of excited. I think I have a pretty nice flair for decorating so I really didn’t think Dana and her students would have too much to do.

Was I surprised when I came home at the end of the day and found my home so different and absolutely gorgeous! My husband and I have been sitting in our “parlor” all night just loving the feel and my dining room and family room are just decadent.

I am amazed at how you could rework my own pieces and give me a completely different look and feel, I LOVE my home. Thank you Dana and your simply amazing students for doing such a fabulous job.”

Colleen McClure
Colleen McClure Administrator & Proud owner of PRES Staging® - Expert Home Stager. When I was very young I began drawing interiors, it just came naturally. When I work with a client now, I see the finished project completed in my minds-eye as they explain how they would love to see their space created. I am able to provide sketches on the spot of their vision so this invokes client confidence and excitement for the project from the inception through to the brilliant manifestation – How Fun! When the economy did not support the luxury of home improvements, other passions led me to full-time work as a career counsellor. I very much enjoyed assisting people one-on-one to discover their own talents but this was an arena where I would develop effective techniques in workshop design and group facilitation as well. This would lead to a ‘happy marriage’ as I would apply these skills and passions when I purchased PRES Staging® - The Professional Real Estate Staging Centre. It’s truly the greatest joy to inspire others to discover and hone their innate talents – To witness their emerging confidence while coaching them on design principals and providing them the tools to start and run their own Home Décor businesses for Redesign and Staging. If you’ve ever thought you might enjoy this line of work, or even to do it for yourself and friends, get in touch – Let’s chat!