The Staging Diva Directory of Home Stagers welcomes newest member, Manhattan-based Laurie Mahoney of Designed, Staged and Sold, Inc.
Laurie was a model home designer and photo stylist for 25 years prior to graduating from the Staging Diva Training Program this month.
As an Ethan Allen Designer/Stylist, she did extensive work on their monthly catalogues and the coffee table book “Ethan Allen’s New American Style: Stage-by-Stage Decorating for your Home.”
A chance phone call from someone she used to work with designing model homes, led Laurie to the Staging Diva Home Staging Training Program.
Proving that when opportunities come your way, you just need to jump in and take action, within weeks, Laurie completed the Staging Diva program and launched her new business. Now, she’s realizing a lifelong dream to be an entrepreneur and take her love of decorating out to homeowners who always wondered how their own homes could look like the ones they see in books and magazines.
Laurie’s background as a photo stylist combined with all the model homes she has decorated for builders over the years is a dynamite combination for homeowners and real estate agents needing a home to be decorated to sell for top dollar.
Debra Gould, The Staging Diva
President, Six Elements Inc. Home Staging
Home staging expert Debra Gould, also known as The Staging Diva is president of home staging firm Six Elements Inc. and has been featured on HGTV, GlobalTV, CityTV, CNNMoney, MoneySense, Entrepreneur Magazine, Reader’s Digest, Woman’s Day and more. She has staged hundreds of homes in the $190,000 to $1.5 million price range and taught close to 300 women all over the US, Canada, and in Wales, Australia and South Africa to start and grow their own home staging businesses.