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Staged homes sell faster
and for more profit
than non-staged homes.











Stage Right Designs and Karen DeRuyter

Creativity + Expertise = Results

Karen DeRuyter

Karen DeRuyter
Accredited Staging Professional®
CEO and founder of Stage Right Designs, LLC. 

Prior to becoming an Accredited Staging Professional (ASP®), Karen retired as an IBM executive with over 30 years of experience in sales and management.
Home Staging is a perfect fit for Karen.  She is living her dream, leveraging her natural creative and design talents.  Her corporate sales and executive management skills ensure that each project is completed on time and within budget.   Karen is a practical and quick decision maker, who offers direct and sound advice.
Stage Right Designs will tailor a solution to meet any homeowner’s staging needs, no matter how large or small. We specialize in:  

  • Staging occupied or vacant homes for quick sale and top dollar
  • Staging homes for living, ensuring a home functions effectively for you and your lifestyle
  • Staging for special events: holiday, birthday, baby shower, etc

Karen is an Accredited Staging Professional ™ (ASP) and a member of the International Association of Home Staging Professionals (IAHSP).   She is very active in the community:

  • Business & Technology Alliance - Board member and Past President
  • PathBuilders, Achieva Program - Mentor (10 years)
  • Vinings Historic Preservation Society - Director
  • Lutheran Coalition Habitat for Humanity - Board member
  • Cumberland PowerCore Team - Member
  • St Luke Lutheran Church & choir – Active Member

When not staging, Karen and can be found on the golf course or walking her two Scottish Terriers.

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