Published Articles

Yaletown Magazine

Decorating for the Holidays

› Condo Living: Clean, Sleek & Trendy (October 2007)

› Open House Ready—Top 10 Tips for Home Staging (November 2007)

› Decorating for the Season "Small Bathroom Renos for Selling" (2007)
Vancouver Courier

Trends for 2008 (January 2008)

Staging to Sell

Look Magazine Pillow Talk Cushions Bring Seasonal Allure to Home Design (Fall 2007)

› Exit, Stage Left; Fall Mixing Antiques with Modern Pieces (May 2004)

› Top Dollar Staging to Sell (August 2006)
Swan Connections Newsletter

Creating Your 'Fall Look' in Your Home - Get Cozy!
The Georgia Straight

Staging to Sell

› (interview) "Staging A Home Sale" (Winter 2006)
BC Home

Makeover Magic (March 2005)
The art of redesign

Home Improvement Guide - The Art of Redesign
Real Estate Weekly

Real Estate Weekly 1-30-09 (January 2009)
  • Greater Vancouver Home Improvement Guide: "The Art of Redesign One Day Home Makeovers" (Fall 2002)

  • Libraries  – talks throughout the Lower Mainland, BC – "Home Makeovers for Living or Selling" (January 2004 to present)

  • North Shore Outlook: "Mini Home Makeovers" (September 2006)

  • CBC Radio Vancouver & Victoria (Interview): Home Staging Expert Question Live (2006)



Dana on Urban Rush

Urban Rush Logo
January 2009

Urban Rush hosts Fiona Forbes & Michael Eckford discussed the differences between Redesigning & Staging with Dana.
Dana Smithers on Urban Rush TV Show in Vancouver

PRES® on Breakfast TV

Breakfast TV
January 2009

Dana J. Smithers joined host Dawn Chubai to discuss her TOP 5 Home Staging Tips for Selling and TOP 5 Home Makeover Tips for Living.
Dana Smithers on Breakfast TV Vancouver

PRES® at the West Coast Women's Show 2008

Abbotsford Tradex BC
October 24 26th, 2008

Dana J. Smithers shares her expertise on Home Staging with attendees of one of the largest Women's Trade Shows in Canada.
Dana speaking at the West Coast Women's Show 2008

RE/MAX of Western Canada Annual Conference

Preparing Your House for Selling & Home Staging
February 7-9, 2008

RE/MAX realtors were treated to a breakout session presented by Dana J. Smithers talking about working Home Stagers and how to form Home Stager Strategic Alliances to help clients sell for top dollar.
Remax of Western Canada Annual Conference 2008

BC Home & Garden Show

February 23rd & 24th, 2008

All seats were filled at the BC Home & Garden stage to listen to Dana J. Smithers a home staging expert, share her TOP 5 Home Staging Tips in Preparing The Property for Selling.