Staged by Design - Home Staging in the Tampa Bay Region


Staged By Design’s mission is to provide quality staging so our client’s property sells faster in any market than the non-staged competition and for the best market value. We are committed to providing excellent customer service.

A fully insured company, Staged By Design owns an extensive and varied inventory of upscale furniture, art and accessories, so we can accommodate your staging time frame.    In addition, our experience staging homes from small investment properties to million dollar plus and waterfront homes sets us apart in the market.  Read more about what you need to consider when selecting your home staging partner.



About the Owner

Jeanne Warner, owner of Staged By Design, is one of only five Master Accredited Staging Professionals in Florida, and 1 of less than 100 industry wide. She was personally trained by Barb Schwarz, creator of Home Staging and CEO of StagedHomes.com. Jeanne was acknowledged as a home staging industry leader by being nominated for the Barb Schwarz Excellence in Staging Award, a prestigious Home Staging Award.  She is also a member of Real Estate Staging Association RESA.

Drawing from her background in art and design, as well as experience and training in Home Staging, Jeanne has been successfully staging for home owners, investors, real estate agents, and builders throughout Tampa, Sarasota, Bradenton, St. Petersburg and Clearwater since 2006. To date she has Staged over $350 million in property.


About Stager/Designer Paul Smith

Paul Smith,  stager and designer, studied design at Salford University and Central Saint Martins in the U.K.   He brings over 20 years design experience to staging and has worked in a variety of creative environments before joining our team.  Paul has worked with British companies designing wall papers for them and has worked in a variety of genres with graphic design.  He has been involved with design and marketing projects for Channel 4 TV, and Conde Nast, GQ, Habitat, Elle Decor, Architects Journal and Country Living magazines.

About the Professional Lead Mover and Warehouse Manager

Dante Kelly has been a valuable part of the Staged By Design team for two and a half years.  He ensures the warehouse is organized and running smoothly.  Dante also oversees the moving team throughout the selection, packing, loading, staging installation and removal of the staging.  Customer satisfaction is a top priority for Dante.

About the Movers

Matt and Steve are the professional movers on our team.  Besides packing, loading and moving the furnishings in and out of a property, they polish, iron and detail the staging. Matt and Steve strive to make the staging as “model” perfect as possible.


In The Press

– “Clean paint to impress buyers” on Journal Gazette
– “Clean paint to impress buyers” on Herald Times Online
– “Clean paint to impress buyers” on Scripps Howard News Service
– “Clean paint to impress buyers” on Canada East