Staging Secrets With Celebrity Interior Designer Cathy Hobbs of Cathy Hobbs Design Recipes

February 25, 2013 by
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Staging Secrets With Celebrity Interior Designer Cathy Hobbs of Cathy Hobbs Design Recipes

CATHY HOBBS DESIGN RECIPES (Home Staging & Interior Design) New York City Based Celebrity Interior Designer Cathy Hobbs is one of the top Home Stagers in the country. A design contestant on Season 6 of HGTV “Design Star”, Cathy spent 20 years as a television host and journalist and is a 5-time Emmy Award winner, who has appeared on national programs such as “The Nate Berkus Show”. Cathy Hobbs is the owner of the Interior Design and Home Staging firm CATHY HOBBS DESIGN RECIPES. Visit us at: or contact Cathy at 800.961.5202. Email: When it comes time to sell your home you are going to want to make sure that you sell it for the most amount of money in the shortest amount of time. This is when home staging and lifestyle selling can come into play. The reality is that most potential buyers have no idea how to envision a space that is either empty or cluttered with too many things. The key is to show function and highlight the positives of a space while down playing the negatives. The key to lifestyle selling is to show potential buyers how a space should function. Recently, I was asked to share some of my top home staging tips and techniques on the NBC program LXTV Open House. Cathy’s Top Home Staging Tips: 1. Choose furniture that doesn’t overcrowd a space but instead shows how spacious and roomy it is. 2. Layer your decor, add items such as throws and toss pillows. 3. Use repetition. Large pieces of art can be Experience the incredible mountain grandeur of High Country Retreat! As soon as you step into this luxurious, multi-million dollar, 6000 sq ft, 3-level, log home you will be enthralled by the exceptional quality and beauty of the features and furnishings everywhere you look. The main level features an incredibly spacious living room with a 25-ft high exposed-beam true cathedral ceiling accompanied by large picture windows with beautiful mountain views, an enormous stone, gas log fireplace, oak flooring, leather sofas, oriental rugs, and four doors of access to the large, partially covered outdoor deck. Off the southeast side of the living room is the spacious dining area with a wonderful table that seats 12, a magnificent antler chandelier, panoramic mountain views through the 2 walls of windows, and two doors to the deck. Adjacent to the dining area is a spacious, fully-equipped, kitchen with stainless steel appliances, 5-burner gas range, double ovens, wine chiller, granite counter tops, cherry cabinetry, a bar, a built-in desk, and another doorway to the covered portion of the main level deck where the gas grill and outdoor furniture resides. The living room northeast leads to the foyer, main stairway, and outside to a second covered deck. Down the northwest hall is a half bathroom with an antique, solid pine countertop and a spacious master suite with king-size poster bed, built-in satellite TV with DVD player, gas-log fireplace, a deck
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One Comment on Staging Secrets With Celebrity Interior Designer Cathy Hobbs of Cathy Hobbs Design Recipes

  1. luxuryloghomes on Mon, 25th Feb 2013 9:14 pm

    It is very welcoming. The spacious cathedral ceiling is a good choice for an airy´╗┐ indoor comfort.

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