YOU ONLY GET ONE CHANCE TO MAKE A FIRST IMPRESSION
It's a universal truth, first impressions are everything. The first impression is what sets the tone and it starts at the front door. Dress your home for success to create a lasting impression!
RE-IMAGING WHATS ALREADY THERE
MIXANDMATCHINTERIORS.COM started as a favor back in 2012 while helping a friend edit and organize their home. The favor turned into a full time hobby and ultimately a mission to fluff and beautify as many homes in the Pittsburgh area as possible!
Anyone who knows me knows that "I break for open houses" I love peeking inside peoples homes! Yet many times I find myself underwhelmed with the presentation. For me, as a longtime event and marketing executive, it's second nature to want a little razzamatazz. Don't we all need a little sparkle in our lives!
So why do so many stop short at the front door? I realized that most people assume anything more is going to take way too much time and an additional boat load of money!
Well it can, if you don't know how to do it!
However, the sale or purchase of a home represents a family's largest investment. Listing your home without giving some thought to how it will be perceived can cost so much more in the long run. Even the best sellers can't move a home that is not appealing to a buyers senses; and again it all starts at the front door.
For many years, I’ve helped people who started out as friends and became clients with designing their space on a dime. Mixing and matching the old with the new to create inviting and marketable spaces.
From the initial consultation to switching a rug. Sometimes all it takes is a few dollars and a set of fresh eyes!
Schedule a consultation today.
MEET THE SUPER MODEL
Not her...the model home! Have you ever walked into a model and fell in love at first sight? I certainly have! Savvy home developers are keenly aware of ways to connect with buyers emotions and it starts at the front door. The table is set, the fireplace is on and the smell of fresh cookies smack you in the head. This is what it would be like to live here everyday! BUT HOLD ON....not so fast, upon a closer look you realize the fireplace is an option, the double stainless steel convection oven is an upgrade and the jaw dropping furnishings..well that was done by a NYC design firm!
Meanwhile your listing may not be a "model" but the double stainless steel oven is included, you have a fireplace already, your home boast good solid construction and still no offers. So why the smodel and not you? It all comes back to that FIRST IMPRESSION! The slightest details can make the biggest difference. Whether you are designing to sell or just want to add some sparkle to your current space it's the little touches that make the most difference when it comes to impacting the senses and creating an environment to reap bigger rewards.
we impact the room not your budget
The She Cave
cozy and sophisticated
This gorgeous property had lots of room to play with ideas to attract attention. I dressed this space with a fresh new concept, the SHE CAVE, a female twist on the office, dressing room and BFF hangout!
The Office space
The same space in the same place can serve many needs
Some Days Are Just Lucky
Found these two chaise on Craigslist! Total cost of room $650...sweet! Good deals are out there you just have to give yourself (or me) time to find them. Which means design your staging plan early. Make your first impression first!
MOVING IN AND CREATING A WARM HOME
Creating impact for living !
Impacting marketability! Yes the exact same dining room with an edit and a refresh. Show the details and the enormity of the space. Often the most cost effective measure can be a fresh coat of paint!
1 HR Walk through
consultation fee $200 for less than 2000 sq. ft. should we move forward the $200 will be applied to the design fee
1.5 HR walk through and consultation
fee $250 for homes over 2,000 sq. ft. again will be applied should we move forward.
Lets discuss your homes potential and put your best foot forward to either sell your home or turn it into a model that you can love again. Together we will set a budget to impact your home and not your wallet!
**warning consultations may run longer
if food is involved!**
EVERY PLAN BEGINS WITH WITH THE CONSULTATION
WE WILL WALK THROUGH YOUR HOME TOGETHER AND MAKE DECISIONS ABOUT WHAT TO KEEP FOR STAGING AND WHAT WE NEED TO FRESHEN THINGS UP.
WITH YOUR INPUT WE WILL DECIDE THE MOST EFFICIENT AND BUDGETARY APPROACH TO GETTING IT DONE.
LET THE GAMES BEGIN
THE SCAVENGER HUNT
BEG BORROW STEAL
LETS MAKE A DEAL- SCOURING RESALE
HOME GOODS, MARSHALS, TARGET HERE WE COME!
ARMED WITH A BUDGET THAT DOESN'T BREAK THE BANK AND A GOOD EYE!
GETTING RID OF IT (RE-SELLING TO HELP THE EARTH AND THE POCKET)
BEFORE AND AFTER
see below what 2 chairs from Craigslist and $300 can do!