Why Stage Your Home?

83% Of Buyers Find It Easier To "Visualize The Property As Their Future Home" When It's Staged.

-NAR 2022 Profile of Home Staging Report

Sellers have been "fixing up" their homes to sell for decades, and for good reason. HGTV and home improvement shows have forever changed the way buyers view a home.  They now have a certain expectation and are willing to pay quite a bit more for a home that is "model home" looking, because they can easily see themselves living there.

Get Top Dollar

Every staging statistic supports the fact that when you bring in a professional home stager to stage your home to sell...you see huge returns on your investment!  Don't leave $$ on the table!

Easy Process

Using an 8 step approach, we work with you to fill out a detailed Staging Report during our Consultation.  We will make your home shine using what you already have!


We take the stress and  hard work out of preparing your home to sell and can even do it for you!  We also give you strategies for easy organization you can live with.

Client Love

Our client's love us!  In less than a few hours we provide solutions that will help their home sell easily and for a lot more money. Be sure to check out our reviews and testimonials.

With 9 out of 10 buyers starting their searches online, it is more important than ever to consult with a professional home stager before listing.
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What is professional home staging?

Home Staging is the preparation of a home to sell by a professional who specializes in this form of design and has been certified and trained in the art of home staging.  Many definitions you have seen no doubt stop after the word “sell” and that is part of the big misconception and devaluation of home staging. A professional home stager has the resources and can objectively view the home as a product and highlight its assets while downplaying its imperfections. The home seller cannot view their home objectively, while many successful Realtors do not have the time or trade resources to properly stage a home.

What is owner occupied home staging?

This is when the home seller will be remaining in the home while it is on the market.  Staging an occupied home entails using what the homeowner already has and supplementing with updated decor and accessories.  This is also my specialty!

Do you offer vacant staging services?

I do not offer vacant staging services at this time.


What is the process?

All staging services start with a pre-listing walk & talk consultation. This will provide the homeowner with all the information necessary to do the work themselves.  For homeowners who need assistance, additional services can be scheduled to ensure the house looks its absolute best for the photo shoot.  These services include:
1. Photo Ready Styling session (the most popular service)
2. Half-day power staging service
3. Full-day power staging service

How much does it cost?

Pre-listing walk & talk consultations start at $350 and last for up to 2 hours for homes up to 3,500 sf.  Homes larger than 3,500 sf start at $450.

Photo-Ready styling is $350 for 2 hours

Power Staging Half & Full Day packages are $650 and $975 respectively

Rental items vary by home depending upon what is needed.  On average, rental fees for homes under 3,500 sf. are between $400-$500 per month.

Do you bring in furniture and accessories to stage with?

With owner-occupied homes, I will work with what the homeowner already has and supplement with staging decor & accessories for a rental fee. This includes small accessories, plants, lamps and artwork only.  I do not provide soft goods such as bedding, pillows & towels but will provide recommendations on where to purchase these items.  I can also shop for those items.

Furniture pieces are not offered but I am happy to recommend a trusted furniture rental company, if needed.

Do you offer other services?

Yes! I offer color consulting and redesign services.  See the services menu to be directed to the appropriate page

Are you insured?

Yes! Kelly Home Designs is fully insured.  Not all stagers take this extra step, but I always look out for the best interest of my clients.

With KHD, you will be working with an AWARD WINNING, Certified Professional Home Stager in Northern New Jersey


Staging Report


olga chookazian | ramsey, NJ

Google Review

We loved working with Jodi!

She gave us great advice to maximize the look of our home before putting it up on the market. She is extremely knowledgeable and puts a lot of thought and care into her work.

Clara Elizabeth | new milford, NJ

Google Review

The home was staged so incredibly well I paused to think about why I was selling my beautiful home in the 1st place.

Seriously, trust the process. Do what is recommended - the home will transform in a matter of hours right before your eyes. Your Buyers will have an immediate connection to the house. The pics will come out fantastic. Absolutely 100% recommend..!. Use a realtor that uses this stager. THANK YOU JODI- I was under contract In lightening speed after listing.

Katherine ippoliti | mahwah, NJ

Houzz Review

Highly recommend

Jodi has a great eye and doesn't stop until she gets everything perfect. She pulled together staging of my house in two days and did a phenomenal job! 


Google Review

Jodi was instrumental in helping me prepare my home for sale

As a result of her advice, I was able to get myself organized, understand the process, and best of all, my home sold within 3 days of being on the market, at 30K over ask! She was precise, responsive, and having her come to my home on photo day made things much easier.  I would recommend her services without reservation.

myrna & scott cruz | upper saddle river, NJ

Google Review

We were completely blown away by her recommendations!

We took notes in the Home Staging Report and Checklists packet that Jodi provided. She gave us incredibly useful pointers and suggestions, reminding us that it wasn’t necessary to go out and buy new things - we could simply make use of, repurpose and move around items we already had in our home. We ended up following ALL of her recommendations! Our house truly sparkles and is a home we are now completely proud to showcase! It’s so beautiful we wish we weren’t selling!



Occupied Home Staging,  Home Staging Consultations, MLS Photo Styling  in Northern New Jersey and surrounding areas