About Us


The Encore difference is in the details. Details that transform any home into the best it can be. A home that stands out above the rest. Not just a staged home, but a home with a balanced design that’s on-trend. One that helps bring the highest price offers and the fastest sales possible.

Our solutions are intended to stimulate buyers’ emotions and imaginations, drawing attention to key features of the home with intriguing patterns, soft textures, and clean, uncluttered spaces in order to highlight the features of real estate.

We specialize in envisioning and then creating the dream home buyers seek. We arrange furniture and lay out accessories not only to show each space in its best light, but to provide a positive effect on how each space feels. Ultimately the entire home is brought together. Showcased are key features, instilling its space with balance. We help buyers envision themselves living in the home.


Encore Staging Services was founded by owner and principal designer, Vanessa Nielsen. Her mother was a beauty stylist and her father was a professional tailor. Since childhood, Vanessa was inspired by their creations; as a child she made dresses and decorative pillows for herself and her friends. Throughout her teens, she helped friends get ready for school proms by cutting and styling their hair as well as applying their makeup. A few years later, she would do the same for their weddings.

Prior to Encore Staging, Vanessa was a seasoned marketing and public relations expert in the professional beauty industry. She currently holds a real estate license, although she no longer practices. After helping her Broker stage properties in Santa Monica, Vanessa decided to return to Silicon Valley, start a family and her own business. Encore Staging Services was born, and it has grown ever since.

Rain or shine, Encore delivers on the promise to complete all installations on the day promised, and with full client satisfaction. During the early days of the business, Vanessa even kept this promise by bringing her 8 day old daughter with her to stage a home on time. Encore is truly dedicated to beautify the Silicon Valley and lower Peninsula markets one home at a time.

Teaming up with Encore Staging Services has helped make selling real estate fun, easy, and effortless. Their designers are so gifted!

Their energy, creativity and most importantly, their eye for design transformed bland rooms into rooms where people can envision elegance, warmth, and houses visibly becoming homes!

Thank you so much for being an integral part of my growing success!

Dan Do – Realtor ®
Coldwell Banker

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