When Should You Use An Interior Designer?

Have you just moved into a home that needs redecorating? Or maybe your current home needs a fresh look. You are not alone. We live busy lives and time goes by at lightening pace. Before you know it, your home can look a bit worn and dated. While some people feel comfortable tackling a redesign project on their own, others do not. Here are some points to help you decide which option to choose.

History. Have you already tried to redecorate on your own, but haven’t been able to achieve the look you desired? A good interior designer will work with you to determine your own personal style, so your home looks just the way you want. Do you need to purchase furniture, but want an expert opinion and don’t have time to go from store to store shopping? Many people are in this situation and are tempted to buy furniture online, without ever seeing it first-hand. This can be catastrophic as it is costly and a huge hassle to return furniture purchased online. Working with a local designer can eliminate that situation.

Overwhelmed. Many people feel overwhelmed or uncertain of how to begin and how to achieve their desired look, especially for larger projects. This is a great reason to call a designer. If you are redecorating at least one room, that is big enough—it doesn’t have to be a whole house. On the other hand, if it is just a sideboard that needs decorating, just bring in a picture and we’ll help you in the store.

Sense-of-Style. OK, lets face it. We all have different talents. Some people just have that innate sense of style. They can put things together and it just looks great. Interior designers have the style, expertise and experience to help you. If you are unsure of what you are doing, don’t go it alone. You run the risk of spending a lot of time and money and not achieving the look you want.

At Ivy Cottage, we don’t charge by the hour for our services. AND, we don’t upcharge you on your purchases. We just work with you to make your space beautiful. So what are you waiting for? Lets make your space simply beautiful!