Barbara’s Blog

Waiting for the perfect moment to PIVOT – It is always NOW!

by Kristine Cupid |April 21, 2020 |0 Comments | Barbara's Blog, Blogs

In the last week I have been in mourning: For all the lost opportunities, missing out on traveling to see my family back in Germany, seeing my friends, and traveling time with my son to create lasting positive memories. On the business side, mourning over my loss of freedom and that I need to pivot again.…

Barbara RESA Leader

Leadership Passion Motivates Design2Sell Owner

by Kristine Cupid |May 8, 2019 |0 Comments | Barbara's Blog, Blogs, News and Press | ,

Barbara Heil-Sonneck, the founder and owner of Design2Sell, has been in the home remodeling and staging industry for over 10 years. Through her experience, Barbara has developed a passion for leadership and she brings this passion for real estate and design into her position as the Real Estate Staging Association’s (RESA®) Awards Committee Chair.…

Bringing Dimension to the Neutral Palette

by bianca |May 5, 2017 |0 Comments | Barbara's Blog

Sometimes it’s better to utilize a neutral color palette when staging a home that’s open to range of personal preferences. Adding desaturated tones to the home’s blank canvas highlights the architectural features of the home that you’re ultimately aiming to sell.…

Staging the Modern Home: Tips & Tricks

by bianca |March 23, 2017 |0 Comments | Barbara's Blog

When a home is as strikingly modern in architecture and technology as this one, it basically sells itself.  Staging the interior becomes the icing on the cake that encourages prospect buyers to purchase. It accents the house’s inherent beauty and helps them truly envision themselves in the space.…

Interior Design Color Trends

2017 Color of the Year and Color Trends Part 2

by bianca |January 25, 2017 |0 Comments | Barbara's Blog

Pantone, meanwhile, went in a completely different direction, opting instead for a brighter shade of green.The idea behind choosing Greenery as their Color of the Year, was to evoke what Pantone called “nature’s neutral” after the green plants which it is meant to represent, while also renewing us.…

Interior Design Color Trends

2017 Color of the Year and Color Trends

by bianca |January 25, 2017 |0 Comments | Barbara's Blog

Every fall three companies, Sherwin Williams, Benjamin Moore, and Pantone, release their color forecasts and Color of the Year predictions for the following year.

For 2017, Sherwin Williams’ Color of the Year is SW 6039 Poised Taupe, a warm grey-brown with purple undertones.…

Trends in Design2Sell Home Staging

Trends in Design2Sell Home Staging

by bianca |November 22, 2016 |0 Comments | Barbara's Blog

What are trends? How often do trends change? Which design trends are popular? How do trends affect home staging?

A trend is a general direction in which something is developing or changing. Trends go through various phases, beginning with popularity to fading away and then making a strong comeback in another era.…

Mini Staging Service

Design2Sell’s S6: Mini Staging Service

by bianca |October 27, 2016 |0 Comments | Barbara's Blog | ,

What is an S6 you say? Design2Sell offers a Mini Staging Service (S6) where we transform 2 to 3 key areas in your property using existing furniture and accessories. Our team comes to the clients home De-clutter’s personal accessories, reuses and readjusts artwork and furniture from one room to another.…

Old and new home design staging atlanta

What’s Old can be New at Design2Sell.

by bianca |September 23, 2016 |0 Comments | Barbara's Blog

Lately at Design2Sell we have been really into revamping what we already have. We have done DIY projects as simple as spray painting a knight to recovering a folding blind.

Folding blinds can be a little out dated. This one that we had around the office has been sitting for quite some time and I decided that it was ready for a makeover.…

The Decorating and Staging Academy

Design2Sell wins Two Distinguished Style Awards!

by bianca |July 19, 2016 |0 Comments | Barbara's Blog

We are so pleased to have won the Distinguished Style Awards for both Interior Vacant Home Staging and Interior Occupied Home Staging from the Decorating & Staging Academy.  It was such a blast attending the DECO-Zone at Americas Mart.

The DECO-Zone is an information packed two-day conference for decorating and staging professionals.…