People are always asking me where  I find my
inventory.  The quick answer is ....
everywhere!  I am always on the lookout for
items that will speak to the buyer.  If you
have read my book, these pieces have to vary
depending on the target demographic.  Until I
am able to roll out my own line of decorative
arts - it's coming - here are some well-priced
items that are great for staging.
Featured Furnishings
Accessories
Before you buy new and fresh accessories for
your staged home, you first need to de-clutter
and pre-pack some of your personal
furnishings.  Remember, you need to
understand your target market and freshen up
the house in their style, not for your own
personal taste
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Southern Living Accents has some great
items.  In the Philadelphia area, email
Sandy Connelly to order, in other areas
visit www.southernliving.com.

Two Mansfield Sconces (item 41213,
$29.95 each) on either side of a mirror
make a great wall vignette.  The royal
street urn (item 41215, $54.96 each)
either empty or filled with spring boughs
makes a terrific accent piece.

Wisteria has some good priced items,
especially in the sale section.Spruce up a
bland room with Wisteria's Nautical
Signal Flag accent pillows, on sale for
$27.60.

Ballard Design's follow the current
home decor market closely with some
great priced accessories and clean
furnishings.  Lamps are always necessary
for staging, and buy in pairs for balance.  
Check out
Ballard Design's Devon table
lamp in bright colors:  blue canary and
papaya.  

For a contemporary flavor try Home
Decorator's Collection's Belden table
lamp and block table lamp. They are
usually on sale for $20-30, with the
original price starting $189.
Frontgate has a great looking one for
under $200.  

Home Decorator's Collections Flora
Design Rug is $186 for an 8x10'
Rugs
Fresh rugs will make your room.  One way to
save money and still get a good look is to use
outdoor rugs indoors. Out door rugs are great
to cover ratty porches and cement patios.   
Linens
Clean and current colors always makes a
bedroom seem more inviting.  Many
mainstream stores have excellent sales on
bedspreads and shams.
Pottery Barn have great quilts and
duvets, starting at $69.99
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