BEFORE & AFTER HOME STAGING PHOTOS Wallpaper and heavy drapes make a space look dated. This beautiful modern dining room just needed an update with the artwork and lighting fixtures. Furnishing an empty space gives buyers a better idea of how a room can look. An office adds function and value to any home. Rearranging the furniture, white slipcovers and a neutral paint color makes this living room more current. Making a room appear as large as possible is one of the goals of home staging. Lightening up the walls, furniture and art work help achieve this goal. Defining a space helps buyers visualize how a room can be used. Simple touches such as painting this bath room vanity a subtle gray can make a big difference. The master bedroom needs to be as inviting as possible. A fresh coat of paint can work wonders for a room. A drum shade chandelier and white slipcovered dining chairs transform this space. Furniture needs to be the right proportion for a room and properly placed. The first impression is a critical component when staging a home. This family room needed to appeal to the entire family – not just the children.