3. Find out what inspires you
Before hiring a professional it would be a good idea to find out what really inspires you, what kind of styles you wish to have in your home, what are your ideas for the space?
There are plenty of amazing beautifully furnished houses on Pinterest, Instagram and other social media platforms, there will be definitely a lot of inspirational pictures that suit your taste. Save them and later show your interior designer what you have in mind.
They can work wonders and will manage to find something similar for your house.
4. What services are you looking for exactly?
Interior designers have several services such as: full-service design, virtual design, bathroom design, single room design and many others. Before contacting one, learn what service you would like to purchase.
Ask yourself if you just need some recommendations, some guidance or do you want to fully rely on their services, to decorate the whole space for you? If you are not sure exactly what you are looking for, don’t worry the professional will help you decide.
5. Decide your must haves and good to have items
This is an issue as old as time. In order to stick to the budget, have some clear organization in the process and save time, determine beforehand what are the items that you really need to have in your house and then what items aren’t necessary, you would like to have.
Find out what really matters to you in this design project, what are the things that you can’t live without. Tell your designer what are your preferences and what’s the style that you want to approach they will offer some guidance and advice.