The One Thing You Need To Know When Designing Your Home

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There are many tips out there on how to design your home, from color to themes to décor. Designing your own home can go from a fun experience and absolutely a dream, to a stressful ordeal that you just want to get over with. That is why it is very important to do your research about all your designing needs, before going on with the process.

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When it comes to designing your dream home, it requires careful planning — especially if you’re on a budget. It starts with furniture, tiles, paint color, and all the way to the small details that turn your design into something from the movies.

When it comes to designing your own home, everyone’s number 1 problem is going over budget. Poor planning and budgets that are too small are what lead your process into a disaster of mistake after mistakes. When you plan on designing a new home, you need to look at your home from many different angles. You need to consider your current and future lifestyles. You will also need to take into consideration family planning and how far your plan goes – Will your family be expanding? Or will your children be leaving anytime soon? Will they come back?  Do you have many guests and parties? And do you plan to? Take your time and do your research both online and in person. Be sure to take the time to meet with professionals in the industry. Poor design choices can make your home not only uncomfortable, but downright unhealthy.

The first step you need to take is decide on a budget.

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Luckily, it’s super easy to find affordable furniture and decor thanks to sites like Wayfair and Overstock. And when that doesn’t work then fret not, Pinterest is here to save the day, there are always countless DIY Pinterest tips you can try.

So what is the number one thing that you need to know that will bring your home design to the next level, as said by a professional celebrity designer.

Whether you are on a tight budget or not, the end goal is creating a space for you and your family that exudes class and comfort. And according to one celebrity stager and interior designer Cheryl Eisen, said that investing in a high-quality sofa can take your home to the next level. Over the past decade, Eisen has staged homes for stars like Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, Paris Hilton, Daniel Craig, Bethenny Frankel, and more.

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The sofa is the most important element of a house, especially when in the modern design living room is located in the middle of your home. Your sofa is not only is it where you lounge, nap, entertain, and watch television, but it’s also a large piece that has a substantial effect on the room’s overall style. When you are decorating a living room, your first priority is choosing a sofa.

Because the sofa has such an impact on the space for more than one reason, this should be one of the most important decisions you make when it comes to the interior design of your house. This is one piece you definitely want to give a lot of thought to beforehand and make sure you know exactly what you need.

 

So what should you consider when getting a sofa?

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  1. Color

It’s tempting to go neutral when buying a sofa, and this helps for the piece to work in a variety of different spaces. But if you love colors, go for it – a sofa can be a statement piece and color makes it exciting.

 

  1. Size

Of course this is very important. Your sofa needs to fit in the space. But it’s as important to find a sofa that fits because even if the sofa fits in your space, is it still too big? Or is it still way too small? How is the look and feel of the room. These are all important questions you will need to consider.

 

  1. Shape

The lines of a sofa are an important element of the overall look. The way it looks, the design of the sofa itself, plays a big role in the choice that you will have to make.

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  1. Comfort

It’s easy to get caught up in how a sofa looks – but don’t forget that a good sofa is comfortable, too. You might be spending hours at a time on your sofa, so make sure it fulfills you comfort need as well!

 

  1. Frame.

A solid frame is an essential element of a good sofa. You don’t want it to crumple under you!

 

That’s all for today folks! If you enjoyed this article feel free to share your comments and feedback. And For more design inspiration, make sure you visit our website.

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