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Claudia Jacobs – Life Happens Are You Keeping Up

Oct 15th, 2013 | By | Category: Lifestyle

Life happens.  Are you keeping up? “What’s new?” is a simple greeting when you have not seen someone in some time.  Have you asked yourself that question lately?  Try actually answering it honestly beyond the typical quick response we usually hear, “oh nothing’s new”.   The reality is EVERYTHING is new. Life happens.  Things change.  It’s […]



Claudia Jacobs – Staging is NOT Decorating

Oct 1st, 2013 | By | Category: Lifestyle

Decorating is fun. Over the years you select items accumulated from shopping trips and traveling. Surrounding yourself with things you love is a great way to live your life, especially in your own home. When it is time to sell your home, suddenly all of your stuff is standing in your way. How can you […]



Claudia Jacobs – Inspiration finds you when you are not looking

Sep 17th, 2013 | By | Category: Lifestyle

Life is busy these days. It is as if September 1st arrived and the world has decided it is time to decorate their home. Some are not in a rush. Some have a Thanksgiving deadline. Then there are the staging clients. Some sellers want a game plan; some have a wait and see approach. They […]



Claudia Jacobs – Clutter Can Cause Chaos

Sep 10th, 2013 | By | Category: Lifestyle

Clutter can cause chaos to your life and it can ruin a well-designed room. It doesn’t matter how much time or money you spend on decorating your house.  It doesn’t matter how lovely the pieces are in each room.  It’s doesn’t even matter how clean the house is.  If it’s cluttered, it won’t look good […]



Claudia Jacobs – Welcome September and Happy New Year

Sep 3rd, 2013 | By | Category: Lifestyle

The Labor Day weekend is my start of a new year without the resolutions. It is my time to reflect, refresh, redesign and recreate not based on the false hope of a resolution but a real life commitment to get back on track after being lax over the last few weeks of summer. This past […]



Claudia Jacobs – What a Great Idea For a Craft Room

Aug 27th, 2013 | By | Category: Lifestyle

During a staging/color consultation with a client I was impressed with her very neat, very organized craft room/office. This was no ordinary craft room; she runs her scrapbooking kit business from here. I loved the workstation she built herself with ready-made wood cubbies. Homeowner and crafter, Renee Ciallella owner of Scrapbooking with Mrs. C., LLC […]



Claudia Jacobs – Dealing With Paper Clutter

Aug 20th, 2013 | By | Category: Lifestyle

One of the things I constantly battle are the piles of paper in my home office.  Besides feeling overwhelmed, it looks cluttered which is why I turned to the advice of a professional organizer. Lisa Montanaro is a business life coach and motivational speaker.  Her business is called Lisa Montanaro Global Enterprises. Lisa helps people deal […]



Claudia Jacobs – Solving the Home Staging Puzzle

Jun 4th, 2013 | By | Category: Lifestyle

Staging? What’s that? How does it work? As a professional stager, these questions are presented all the time from people who are curious, never heard of staging, are thinking of selling, are not selling and yes, even people in the Real Estate business. My staging consultations are with people who plan on selling their home. […]



Claudia Jacobs – We never use this room. Help!

May 7th, 2013 | By | Category: Lifestyle

One of the most popular requests that motivate picking up the phone to schedule a consultation is the room that no one uses. That room is usually the living room. This is my 8th anniversary in business. My very first decorating client was a couple who put a beautiful addition on their house that no […]



Claudia Jacobs – Does Mama Know Best?

Apr 30th, 2013 | By | Category: Lifestyle

This has been an extremely busy month for me. Besides being booked with clients I also did a presentation at the Builders Association of the Hudson Valley earlier this month. Last week I finished up a 2-day Introduction of Home Staging class @ SUNY Ulster. During the Question and Answer segment of each event I […]