Interior Design – Getting Professional Advice For Free
Decorating a room can be a daunting task, especially if you, like me, are creatively challenged. However, if you know where to look, you’ll find that you can get some fantastic professional advise without it costing you a penny.
1. High Street Stores
High street stores know that the best way to sell their decorative products is to display them in an appealing way. For this reason, they hire whole teams of interior designers to plan and produce their display rooms. Basing your design on one of theirs couldn’t be simpler, and the best part is you can usually pick up everything you need from one store.
On top of this, stores often hire designers that will help you plan your design. This leads to more sales for the store, and a more professional interior design for you, so it’s a win-win situation.
2. The Internet
The internet is a fantastic place to find images of stunning decoration. Within a matter of minutes you can begin a collection of pictures of color schemes, wallpapers, furniture, wall hangings, drapes and so on. Print them all out and use them to brainstorm your design.
There are also a number of interior design forums where you can discuss decorating with other like-minded individuals. You will be amazed at the amount of free help you will get from places like this, and you may even make some new friends along the way.
With the recent explosion of property, DIY, and home decorating shows, these are fantastic places to pick up tips, advise, and design ideas. The next time you’re enjoying an evening in front of the TV, seek out a few of these programs, grab a notepad, and write down anything that stands out as interesting or useful.
By keeping your eyes open and thinking laterally, you will find that you can find plenty of free design ideas and advise to help you plan out your next room decoration.