Light, bright spaces SELL! To prevent the dark and dreary days of winter from sabotaging your best staging efforts, follow these simple steps…
1) Encourage more sunshine! To bring in as much natural light as possible, take down
heavy window treatments, remove screens when appropriate, and give the windows a
2) The most well-lit rooms have a good balance of natural, overhead, and surface lighting
to ensure an evenly lit space. Don’t be afraid to mix it up!
3) Need to lighten it up even more? Use brighter bulbs! A higher wattage bulb will throw
out an even brighter light! Just make sure to use a proper wattage for the light/lamp.
4) Reflective surfaces are sure to make a dark room sparkle! Mirrors, glassware, shiny
artwork, and glass-topped tables keep a space feeling light, bright, and inviting.
*Ballard Design’s SACHA Mirror, shown here, was placed just off the window and helps add dazzle and daylight to this dining room!