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Staging Your Kitchen Before and After

Staging your Kitchen is such a simple task to do. Let me show you a before and after of our kitchen and how just removing a few items can make a big difference. 

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I already discussed the importance of having an Impeccably Clean Kitchen, but did you know that it’s not only about having it clean, but also having it despersonalized and move in ready for the next home owner.

Having a clean and clutter free kitchen isn't the only thing you need to do for Staging a Kitchen. Follow these easy tips to get the best offer!

My kitchen before wasn’t in bad shape and I decorated it to my tastes with hints of farmhouse here and there, but it may not fit the next buyer.

Having a clean and clutter free kitchen isn't the only thing you need to do for Staging a Kitchen. Follow these easy tips to get the best offer!

I took some test photos to see how they would look on a listing.  

Great pics, but when I looked at the kitchen photos, I noticed how busy they looked.

Let me show you what I saw.

Having a clean and clutter free kitchen isn't the only thing you need to do for Staging a Kitchen. Follow these easy tips to get the best offer!

I removed some of the items on top of the cabinets as well as the wall art and objects in the window.  

I also did a thorough straightening of the cabinets and cleared the countertops.

Here is the result:

Staging a Kitchen: Before & After

Still a great photo, but not as busy.  You notice the stainless appliances and the large amount of counter space.  

I didn’t remove everything, but a side by side shows a huge improvement!

Having a clean and clutter free kitchen isn't the only thing you need to do for Staging a Kitchen. Follow these easy tips to get the best offer!

Here’s another angle of how it looked before with the kitchen table.

Having a clean and clutter free kitchen isn't the only thing you need to do for Staging a Kitchen. Follow these easy tips to get the best offer!

Throw rugs, knife rack, artwork…. You see all the decor and not the room.

Here’s the After:

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I removed the rugs, 2 of the dining chairs and the leaf from the table.

We also removed the side table that was at the end of the island.

Now let’s look at one more angle!

Having a clean and clutter free kitchen isn't the only thing you need to do for Staging a Kitchen. Follow these easy tips to get the best offer!

The coffee maker adds to that cluttered feel in this photo.

Watch what happens when I remove the coffee maker and decor on the top of the shelves.

Having a clean and clutter free kitchen isn't the only thing you need to do for Staging a Kitchen. Follow these easy tips to get the best offer!

It now looks move in ready with lots of countertop ‘real estate’.

These simple steps to Staging a Kitchen could result in a faster close!

Next I’ll show you photos of the family room and how you can stage your family’s lounge area!

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Having a clean and clutter free kitchen isn't the only thing you need to do for Staging a Kitchen. Follow these easy tips to get the best offer!

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2 Comments

  1. It looks so much better without all of that stuff on top of the cabinets, sometimes it's because there is too much small stuff…sometimes just bigger items and less is better…thanks for the fun blog

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