Are you embarrassed to invite people over because your home still looks like your college days? When you moved in with your partner did you inherited their Southwest motif? Are you surrounded by antiques from your parents and grandparents but you love modern design? If you find yourself saying “I want a grownup house,” it’s time for a change.
Before you start on any improvement project, I recommend 3 simple steps that will save you energy, time and money:
- Plan first, then execute. Set a vision for your home. Set up a board in Pinterest or start a binder and fill it with ideas from interior design magazines.
- Think about how you want the rooms to function. Just because it’s a dining room doesn’t mean it can’t be a playroom or office. There are no rules on how a room can be used.
- Decide how you want to feel when you walk into your home. Serene? Playful? Energized? Select paint and furniture that coincides with that feeling. Forget what the latest color craze is and select colors that make you happy.
Isn’t it great to know that the first part of designing doesn’t cost a thing? When I work with you, I help you think through these questions and more so we’re really clear on what will make you happy.
If you’ve thought about working with an interior designer but you’re a little uneasy about what that would be like, find out what makes me different and some hidden benefits I bring to my clients. Or, hear it from my clients themselves! Don’t hesitate to reach out for a call.