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Industry Talk: The rise of property stylists

At BOWERBIRD, we talk a lot about the value of property styling when it comes to selling your home. But we’re not the only ones! Our friend, Ben Collier, recently shared an article exploring the rise of property stylists across the industry – and we were so thrilled with the findings, we couldn’t wait to share the …

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What to expect when you meet with a property stylist

Selling your home is exciting, but it sure comes with a lot of uncertainty, huh? We’re always conscious of this at BOWERBIRD, which is why we try to make our process as transparent and stress-free as possible. If you’re thinking of using property stylists, here’s what to expect at your first appointment.

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Does your home pass the Whatsapp test?

With a purchase as big as a house, it stands to reason that you’d want a second opinion before you go all in. For this reason, prospective buyers will often send back photos from viewings for an assessment from their family and friends. At BOWERBIRD, we call this the Whatsapp test – and getting a …

Styled To Sell Workshop: Key Takeaways

There we were, on the eve of our inaugural “Styled to sell workshop” – team prepped and briefed, stations set up, furniture and props ready to go. We were absolutely pumped to have some of our clients, followers and supporters take part in our workshop. Designed to be intimate and hands-on, we wanted to share …

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9 questions you’ll want to ask your property stylist

Meeting with your property styling consultant for the first time should be an easy, comfortable experience. At BOWERBIRD, property styling starts with a free consultation, where we meet you at your property to assess your home and start formulating a vision for styling your property. To get the most out of your appointment, and have …

It’s all material: what your choice of fabric says about your home

  Too often home sellers are preoccupied solely with how their home looks.   While that’s very important (and why property styling services like BOWERBIRD work), you also can’t forget how a home feels. Your choice of fabric says a lot about you and your home. Are you comfy and casual? Or structured and luxe? …

BOWERBIRD Stylist Spotlight: Meet Claudia

We’re not going to lie, we’re very proud of our BOWERBIRD team of stylists. Not only are they kickass at what they do, but they’re also incredibly inspiring and have their own unique style. So today, we’re featuring one of our stylists – everyone, meet Claudia West! It’s not just fellow stylists that love her …

8 things that instantly turn off home buyers

It may feel like home to you, but there are some things about your humble abode that will make home buyers take pause. When we say these things could make your potential buyers literally run out the door, we mean it. Here’s what you’ll need to avoid if you want to get offers on the …

4 things your property stylist should know

It probably won’t surprise you to know that not all property stylists are created equal. But how do you differentiate between the good and the bad? Property styling should be an investment that gives (a lot) back, so to ensure that you’re getting the most out of your stylist, keep these things in mind when …

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How to style your home with plants

Greenery is a true hero in our styling toolbox. Plants don’t just elevate a home and bring some very needed freshness to a space, but they can also lift your mood and help with air quality. You’ll always find some sort of greenery in our property styling for those reasons. And so in celebration of …

Hues, light or moody: what’s the best style for your home?

When you hire a property styling team to help sell your home, you’ll need to consider which style suits your property best. If you work with the team at BOWERBIRD, we’ll consult with you on your styling needs, taking into account the property and your potential buyers. To help with the process we’ve also created …

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How to embrace a moody palette (without going full goth)

All property stylists will tell you one thing: it’s all about the light. Light, light, light! So the title of this blog might be a tad confusing but hear us out. While a home needs to be well-lit (preferably with lots of natural light), that’s no reason to be afraid of the dark! A splash …

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