About Us

“Philosophy is really nostalgia, the desire to be home”. Novalis

Bella Casa Home Staging and Redesign – An Innovative Approach to Design and Home Staging is an HSR Certified Professional Home Staging and Redesign company, fully accredited by RESA (Real Estate Staging Association) the only third party governing association for the home staging industry, serving South Hillsborough County; including So Tampa, Apollo Beach, Riverview, SCC,; Manatee County – Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch, Pinellas County – St Pete and surrounding areas.

Bella Casa (Italian for a beautiful home) was named for Diana’s late husband Lenny, who always believed and encouraged her talent and together with him, they always had La Bella Casa – La Bella Vita. A beautiful home and a beautiful life.

At Bella Casa Home Staging and Redesign we are experts bring you what you envision your home should be or what your buyers envision their dream home to be.



Diana Cacioppo

Diana has been in the Interior Design – Retail Furniture Design business for over 30 years. Having graduated from the Metropolitan Institute of Design in New York in the 80’s, she started a successful residential interior design business with a partner. Upon her move to the Tampa Bay area, she went in house design/sales with a prestigious mid to high end furniture retailer, learning valuable lessons and gaining huge insight into an important aspect of decorating and design. Through this association, she has had many opportunities to style model homes for builders and even participated in an Adam Walsh Foundation charity event home build and design in one day event, which taught her “anything is possible”.

Diana has proudly served on the Board of Trustees for the TAMCO foundation “Embracing Florida’s Wounded Heroes” and is proud sponsor and supporter of Hooked On Hope – “Fishing for a Cure”.

Diana added Home Staging to her repertoire of services by taking the HSR Home Staging and Redesign certification course, the premiere certification organization in the industry.

Design has always been Diana’s passion, and her only career. She believes you can only be successful doing what comes instinctively and what you love.



Tara Woodis

Tara, originally from Colorado, relocated with her family to Florida’s West Coast in 2010.

She is a graduate of Pickens Technical College and had owned a successful business in Byers, CO.

Tara has always had a love for Interior Decorating, having helped her husband (Papa Woody) with his flooring and furniture making business.  She joined Bella Casa in 2013, proving this career path is her true calling.  Her natural talents and passion for design makes her an asset to the Bella Casa team.

Currently, Tara is fine tuning these talents through formal education and is well on her way to her Interior Design and Home Staging Certication.