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profile pictureSteffanie Dakis Danby has a passion and love for interiors that shines through in each of her projects. Starting her career as the Principal and Owner of The Home Stage, LLC, her objective eye helped homeowners, realtors and developers stage their properties, resulting in record sales. Steffanie’s great success with home staging, quickly expanded into interior decorating. Using her creativity and experience, she helps clients to realize the homes of their dreams, creating beautiful, youthful and timeless rooms, that truly exceed her client’s expectations.

Steffanie’s work has been recognized in several local and national publications, earning the prestigious 2012 platinum award at the Chicagoland Apartment Marketing and Management Excellence (CAMME) awards, Best of Houzz 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 awards, as well as features on HGTV and YoChicago. A native and resident of the North Shore of Chicago, Steffanie holds a bachelors of Fine Arts from The School of the Art Institute Chicago and has over 25 years of experience with the design of clothing and interiors.

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