A veteran of the home staging industry, Kristie Barnett currently serves as a Regional Vice President of the RESA. Kristie has trained and certified almost 100 home stagers from across the United States in her Expert Psychological Stager™ course and produces educational videos for both design professionals and decorating enthusiasts. Her Psychological Staging Paint Color Toolkit won the award for the RESA 2016 Innovative Product of the Year.
Kristie has written over 1,000 design articles and authored a best-selling book for home staging pros, Psychological Staging – The Home Staging Secrets of The Decorologist. She has won numerous national and local awards for staging, design, and color work, including RESA's 2013 Occupied Staging of the Year, North America. Kristie was a general sessions speaker at the 2014 RESA Convention, and is slated to speak at the 2017 IAHSP Convention.
In addition to authoring her blog, TheDecorologist.com, Kristie has been a featured writer for The Tennessean, Everyday Home magazine, and Houzz.com. Her design and color work have been published in Southern Living, This Old House, Romantic Homes, Better Homes & Gardens, Washington Post, Huffington Post, USA Weekend, ABC News, Fox News, HGTV.com, Realtor.com, Goodhousekeeping.com, etc.
Kristie is a Trusted Advisor for LP SmartSide, creating content for their website and promotional materials, exterior color palettes for their siding/trim products, and a video series for homeowners and remodelers. She has also collaborated with other national brands including HomeGoods, Kirkland’s, CREE, and Carpet One.
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