Secrets of a Property Stylist Vol 1

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KITCHEN STYLING The kitchen is often the most expensive room in your home and can make or break a sale. Most importantly prospective buyers are wanting to see ample working space on the benchtop and storage in the cupboards. The kitchen should also be squeaky clean. So, it’s not necessary to do a complete renovation. Here are some easy suggestions to make your kitchen more appealing. •


Benchtops - clear the benchtops of clutter, this includes, dish racks and cleaning products. This also includes window sills that tend to accumulate clutter.

Appliances – if you have a wide array of appliances on the bench-

dles to something more on trend. Fridge – remove magnets and kid’s artwork. •

Clean – clean all cupboards inside

top it’s best to store these out of

and out until the kitchen is spar-

site. A coffee machine is however

kling. Don’t forget to clean the

an exception to the rule. And, if

range hood and inside the oven.

your microwave doesn’t have a

Light fittings and light switches can

dedicated provision it’s best to

also become grubby over time.

store it out of site.

Consider hiring a cleaner if this is

Door handles – an affordable up-

too daunting!

date that can change the look of the kitchen is to change the han-

Paint – a fresh coat of paint on the ceiling and walls can make all the difference.

Bar Stools – if you have a lovely island bench, don’t cover it up with high backed bar stools. Stools

without a back will make the room

Styling – Kitchens have a lot of

appear larger.

hard surfaces, so give your kitchen

Pantry – de-clutter inside your

a more organic feel by adding

pantry and under the cupboards.

some timber chopping boards, a

Prospective buyers will open cup-

large bowl of limes and potted

boards to determine the amount

herbs or vase of flowers.

of storage.


Soft tones of blue and gold feature in this classic Living Room

Classic bedroom styling to contemporary bedroom styling

top 5 tips 1. Air the house to remove odours 2. Declutter and clean 3. Pack away the dishrack 4. Mow and mulch the garden

5. Create an inviting space

FIRST IMPRESSIONS Did you know buyers form an opinion within the first 60 seconds of viewing a property? You don’t get a second chance to make a first impression. Look at your home with fresh eyes and clear any clutter including oversized furniture pieces. Buy a nice front door mat and mulch the garden. Plant potted colour and make sure all the lights are in good working order. For more pre sale advice contact our stylists on 8001-6405.


VE RESERVE “I was fortunate to have Monika from MyPad Property Styling recommended to me for styling my property for sale. I had a number of stylists come to quote and found Monika the most knowledgeable and professional with a creative flair that comes naturally. Monika spent the time needed to review my needs and what was required to sell at the best price possible. She gave me extra tips on preparing the house for open

homes, she knows the market and what buyers are looking for. The comments on presentation were amazing and when I walked into my home after it was styled I was overjoyed with everything she had done. In fact her expertise was so excellent, my agent is now recommending her to his clients. My house sold for well over reserve and I'm confident it was the styling that attracted so much interest and the final excellent price. If you are selling your house, you will always get a much better price by styling it and the best price beyond your expectations by using Monika.� Ronelle

Styling leaves a lasting impression

Pantone Colour of the Year 2017 A refreshing and revitalizing shade, Greenery is symbolic of new beginnings. Greenery is a fresh and zesty yellow-green shade that evokes the first days of spring when nature’s greens revive, restore and renew. Illustrative

of flourishing foliage and the lushness of the great outdoors, the fortifying attributes of Greenery signals consumers to take a deep breath, oxygenate and reinvigorate. Greenery is nature’s neutral. The more submerged people are in modern life, the greater their innate craving to immerse themselves in the physical beauty and inherent unity of the natural world. This shift is reflected by the proliferation of all things expressive of Greenery in daily lives through urban planning, architecture, lifestyle and design choices globally. A constant on the periphery, Greenery is now being pulled to the forefront - it is an omnipresent hue around the world. A life-affirming shade, Greenery is also emblematic of the pursuit of personal passions and vitality.

What is the PANTONE Colour of the Year? A symbolic colour selection; a colour snapshot of what we see taking place in our global culture that serves as an expression of a mood and an attitude.

Source: Pantone

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