Laurie Mattson is a national multi-award winning home stager and interior designer. On several occasions she’s been awarded the Real Estate Staging Associations’ (RESA®) Top Ten Redesigner and the Home Stager of the Year awards. These top annual awards honor real estate staging mastery and recognize top-producing stagers for their professional excellence and superior skills in the art of home staging and re-design. Laurie’s classic style and discerning eye for detail have also earned her international appeal as evidenced by receipt of the Best of Houzz award for design and Recommended by Houzz award for customer service.
Labeled as an “expert pro” by ProSource Inspiration Magazine, Laurie’s design works are featured in their online magazine articles and marketing materials. Room design and staging are also featured in Focal Point Carpet’s advertisements and the Parade of Homes Guidebooks.
With over a decade in the design industry, Laurie Mattson has refined her business to reflect the vision of who she is as an interior designer and real estate home stager. Within her broadly diverse portfolio are collaborations with some of the most respected realtors, investors, and custom home builders. With an extensive background in the upper-bracket custom home building and remodeling industry, she is considered the “go-to” expert on home staging and interior design.
Laurie’s budget-conscious staging and design projects garner sweeping testimonials for their creative layout and use of space, functional planning, and choice of room décor. Whether styling spaces around a homeowner’s specific taste or “decorating for the masses” to sell a home, Laurie transforms rooms from plain and random into jaw-dropping extraordinary masterpieces.
Home sellers, realtors and design clients have a lot to say about Laurie and her effortless ability to blend aspects of staging and design. Real estate agents appreciate that she’s professional, an excellent communicator and “has an exceptional eye for detail that delivers the wow-factor.” Remax Realtor Brian M. noted that after “Laurie worked her magic,” a listing that was on the market for four years sold in only two weeks. Home sellers have found the visual impact of Laurie’s designs reduce the amount of time in the competitive housing market and increase the home’s value. Design clients describe Laurie as fun and a true professional, talented, and budget-conscious. “Her designs combine lifestyle, personality and architecture to create customized livable luxury.”
Laurie calls Minnesota’s Twin Cities area home but also works on projects throughout the nation. Recent jobs have included residences in Minnesota, Maine, Florida, California, and private and resort condominiums in Baja Mexico. By integrating innovative and expressive interior design ideas, she has become one of the most sought-after interior designers and professional home stagers in the local area and expanding market.
Awards and Honors
• 2015 Top Ten Home Stager of the Year – USA Vacant Category
• 2016 Top Ten Home Stager of the Year – USA Vacant Category
• 2016 Top Ten Redesigner of the Year – USA
• 2017 Top Ten Redesigner of the Year – USA
• 2017 Best of Houzz Award for Design
• 2017 Best of Houzz Award for Customer Service
• Member of Real Estate Staging Association (RESA®)
Extensive training and certification was obtained through Home Staging Resource, the most comprehensive and recognized home staging certification in the United States (accredited by the Real Estate Staging Association (RESA®).
"My wife is now using the room decorated by Laurie, Rooms with Impact every day. I am happy by the money saved not replacing everything. We kept some and purchased just key pieces."
"My home sold in 10 days after using Rooms with Impact for my staging!"
"After having our house on and off the market for the past five years, we utilized Laurie services from Rooms with Impact's staging expertise. We changed the colors of a few of the rooms, replaced some of our furniture, changed room layouts, and added a few new accessories. Now my home is so beautiful I don't want to move!"
"Using Laurie, Rooms with Impact to stage my listings pays off, my listing sell quickly and for asking price - WOW! and in today's market."
"Our previous Realtor "staged" our home with her personal supply of accessories, after 98 days with no offers, we took our home off the market for a few months. We listed our home with a new Realtor, and had Rooms with Impact stage our home, our house sold in 1 day, with multiple offers, for asking price of $749,000!"
"Laurie made the process fun and exciting. Her common sense approach to decorating made our rooms not only beautiful, but livable."
"Our home was on the market for 6 months before staging with Rooms with Impact, it sold in two weeks after staging."
"Thank you for turning our house into a home. We never would of thought of the furniture arrangements, the rooms looked larger, more inviting, warm and cozy. We wish we would have met you when we moved in."
"Our rooms looked absolutely beautiful when you were finished, we are so happy with the results!"