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How to Use Fall Decor to Your Advantage During a Fall Home Staging

Last updated on May 11th, 2021 at 12:56 pm

If you’re planning to place your home up for sale during the fall, you’ll be happy to hear that this is one of the best times of year to make your property more appealing than ever to potential buyers. With the beautiful combinations of colours and fresh fall-time aromas wafting about the air, you can easily incorporate some of those autumn notes right into your open house. Learn how to use fall décor to your advantage during a fall home staging by considering these simple tips.

Use Fall Colours to Enhance Curb Appeal

When it comes to home staging, it’s important not to forget about the exterior of your home. Just because the summer is over, it doesn’t mean your dull and wilted landscape should be left to greet any potential buyers. Instead, use the stunning fall foliage and colours to your advantage to make that first impression a great one. Clear away dead plants, rake up the leaves, add some potted mums to splash in some colour, place dark mulch along your garden beds to clean them up, throw a pumpkin or two on your porch (because who doesn’t love pumpkins?) and dress your exterior to impress.

Bring Notes of Fall Inside

With the harvest season in full swing, you can easily bring some of those fresh, colourful notes of fall inside your home. Create a fall arrangement incorporating some fall favourites like pinecones, pussy willows, leaves, squash, and cabbage. Or add some pumpkins and white candles to your coffee table for a clean, modern and seasonal display.

Make It Ultra Cozy

As the temperatures begin to dip, make sure your property is warm and snug for your open house. Aside from adjusting your thermostat, includes some textiles like thick throws and plush pillows to cozy it up. If you have a fireplace, don’t be afraid to attempt to make the area really stand out to viewers.

Make Your Home Smell Amazing

When it comes to successfully staging a home, the devil’s in the details. As potential buyers walk through your home, they pick up on the details — whether they’re good or bad. And believe it or not, the scent of your home plays a significant role in the overall impression of it. So, take full advantage of this aromatic time of year and add some fall-appropriate scented candles to your home to make it look and smell delightful.

Keep it Bright

Since this time of year reduces the amount of sunlight during the evenings, keeping your home bright and well-lit is essential. No one enjoys walking into a dark and dull looking home. Keep your curtains open and your lights on during those dimmer autumn evenings.

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