Carol Smith

Founder, Accredited Staging Professional™


Where’s your home town? Burlington, Vermont

Whats your favorite color? Purple

What is your designer crush? Tiffany Stern lol – Candice Olsen

Whats your favorite piece of furniture or decor in your own house? My love seat in my office, it is a great place to sit and read. I love the sleekness of the design.



What is a hobby of yours? Horse back riding.  I love taking my horse out in the woods, especially on a warm fall day. 

Horseback Riding


Where do you like to shop for decor? Pottery Barn & West Elm & Home Goods

What is your favorite restaurant in Charlotte? Basil Thai Restaurant

What’s the last book you’ve read? Dean Koontz – Innocence

What is your favorite room in the house to design/stage?
Probably the living room, because it’s the center of the home and select pieces can totally transform a room.  You can really have creativity in your design.

Is there something you would like to accomplish design wise that you haven’t tackled yet? No

What is your best strength, and what’s a weakness?
My weakness would be bookcases, my strength would be running a business and organization. Space planning as well would be a strength.

Trail rideAny resolutions for the new year?  Be healthy, work smartly, take time to appreciate what you already have.

How do you relax when not working?  I enjoy reading and spending time with my horse, it’s very peaceful.

Whats your favorite part of entertaining?
Enjoying the company and conversations. Seeing all it pulled together and the sense of accomplishment.

If you could jump in a plane now where would you go?
Almalfi Coast

Almalfi Coast


That’s just some fun facts to know. Keep a look out for more behind the scenes.

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