IRIS member, Certified Industry Staging Specialist; President of The Home Stager's Guild, HSG
Melanie Serra's approach to interior design is fresh, innovative and less expensive than the traditional approach to interior decorating. Melanie transforms residential interiors from ordinary to extraordinary by rearranging existing furniture and accessories, a technique that is fast becoming the most sought-after design service in the industry. One of the early pioneers of the trend, Melanie has been reviving interiors for almost 10 years. Melanie's credits include photo stylist for Omega Studios of Dallas Texas, where she supervised set design and production for the JC Penney Home Furnishing Catalog. A Member of I.R.I.S., (Interior Redesign Industry Specialists), Melanie received recognition for best design in four categories at the 2002 National Redesign Conference, and was awarded the "Best Art Arrangement Award" in 2003. Melanie is also a published author who writes about Decorating for a local Atlanta Newspaper and she is a professional speaker on the topic of "Use What You Have Decorating" and Home Staging- "Decorating To Sell."