About

The Stage is a full service home staging and design company offering expertise on the most effective way to showcase your space, whether you are looking to decorate one room, or stage an entire home . The Stage believes that homes should be authentic reflections of the client and their highest self. Whether this may be colorful, open, timeless, or trendy, our team focuses on drawing their direction and inspiration from their clients and layout of the homes. With many experiences in the industry, Marci, Kara, and Melissa specialize in creating homes that feel acquired and cultivated over the lifetime of the individual, whether that be to spruce up the inside or sell to a new occupant.

 
 
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MARCI KUVER

Owner and Designer

Marci is a Fighting Texas Aggie, Class of 2001 with a degree in Liberal Arts.  She has always had a passion for interior design and fashion...really all things pretty!  After staying home with her two boys, Knox and Sutton, for 6 years, she found herself wanting to pursue her dreams and make her hobby her life's work.  The Stage was formed in March 2017 with the support of her family and friends and has grown into a full service Interior Design and Home Staging firm.  She is blessed to work with an amazing team of creative and inspired designers that have become like family.  

Favorite Word:  "Grateful"

Favorite Travel Destination:  A beach with warm sun and cold drinks!

Favorite part of the home:  The living room...it accommodates her family and allows her to host her friends and family.  Second place goes to the kitchen...eating is her other talent!

 
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KARA GIDLEY

Lead Designer

Kara is a member of the Fighting Texas Aggie Class of 2003. She graduated with a business degree in Marketing. While in college she met her husband, Brian, and they have triplet daughters. Kara has always had a passion for design and after hearing about The STAGE, she was excited to turn her hobby into a career. Kara loves making all things pretty and helping home owners tell their story thru design. 

 
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MELISSA SWOPE

Designer

Melissa is a member of the Fighting Texas Aggie class of 2012 where she graduated with a degree in Communication and Journalism. She and her husband Ryan decided they wanted to make the move back to B/CS after being away for 4 years.  Melissa loves serving others and is so excited to work alongside Kara and Marci! She has been in the design industry since 2017 and decided to pursue her passions in interior spaces by joining The Stage team in 2019. Melissa has always had an eye and passion for design and strives to make each project an expression of the client’s own style as well as the characteristics of the home. Melissa is looking forward to designing and decorating unique interiors that will have a positive impact on client's lives!