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Interior Design Tips: Getting Started (Part 1)

September 28th, 2010 at 17:07
Interior Designer Tips

Having just a few tips under your belt can bring about a remarkable change to your living space and lifestyle, if correctly applied. It helps to understand the basic principles of interior designing a little better. To get to that place of transformation, you can either have a professional designer (the design fairy) come in to take care of your designing needs ,or you can choose to do it yourself (alternative design fairy). Just make sure you do your research by finding great interior design ideas and tips before you begin the process.

Interior designing is all about knowing yourself. Knowing what you want from your living space is important since remodeling is no doubt a very expensive endeavor. Now’s not the time for a hit and miss approach. It’s time to be certain about your vision, living requirements, and choices for your ultimate transformation. Get these all on paper before you begin taking the walls down.

Some Interior Design Tips That Will Come In Handy…Getting Started

Refer to as many interior design magazines, design books, or interior design ideas on the net as possible before diving into the deep end. (You’ll thank us later.)

Think about each room, one at a time. Keeping in mind the dimensions, come up with an idea of what you envision for each.

Create a look book you can refer to when necessary – a scrap book with inspirational ideas and pictures that have caught your eye out of magazines or from the internet.

As difficult as this may be, try keeping your project cost effective. Think about what you need. It may be a little depressing to find out the project is worth more than the cost of your house.

The kitchen is the heart of any house. Remember to keep practicality and comfort in mind while designing this one. Refer to as many kitchen design ideas in zines and on the net as possible. Here are a few different kitchen ideas fresh off the press to get you started.

Always make sure the colors and space complement each other. If it’s a room letting in lots of light, should it really have depressing walls?

Well, that’s all for part 1 of “Interior Design Tips That Will Come In Handy: Part 1 Getting Started. Think about these tips as you allow the design fairy inside of you to start planning the design of your dreams. Stay tuned for “Interior Design Tips That Will Come In Handy Part Deux (Now For the Creative Spin)”!

 

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