Tag Archives: staging
Open House: Peter and Jan’s Oak Park Home + Garden

Open House: Peter and Jan’s Oak Park Home + Garden

Deadlines are part of life for Chicago Home + Garden editor Jan Parr, so she knew participating in South Oak Park Style’s recent house walk would motivate her to finally finish she and husband Peter Turek’s house projects.

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The South Oak Park Style house walk (yes, yes; yee-haw!) – See the exclusive photos HERE!

The South Oak Park Style house walk (yes, yes; yee-haw!) – See the exclusive photos HERE!

If you missed last weekend’s South Oak Park Style house walk, I feel very sorry for you, as it was super extremely fun.  To ensure that the volunteers manning the last homes felt like they were somebody’s first stop, my sidekick and I made the eight home trek in reverse, an unusual choice that confused […]

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Expert Advice: Staging in a Rotten Market by Amy Karatz

World of Interiors – If you are trying to sell and your room looks this good, don’t worry about staging. If it’s a bit more cluttered, read on. You may be asking yourself why people hire somebody to help stage their home. The economy’s on the rocks and you need every last cent. So does […]

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Expert Advice: Tough Love with Amy Karatz

Please welcome Amy Karatz, an Interior Designer who will be contributing occasional posts to Strange Closets about staging and design, an especially relevant topic in today’s real estate market. Amy’s tips are short and to the point so I’m calling this column Tough Love with Amy Karatz (she took a shot at me in her […]

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