No matter the floorplan, building style, room count, or kitchen size, the look and feel inside your home is almost always determined by the way you decorate it. It is truly the MOST IMPORTANT thing to consider when it comes to the way you want to feel inside your home!

There are countless reasons to choose a certain lamp, bookcase, or even couch cushions, but there are several overlying decisions you need to make that will keep you on the right path.

First off, you’ve already taken a step in the right direction. Unless you have experience decorating, you’ll find that taking on the interior of a home does not come easy. You’ll need plenty of advice and second opinions. Make sure you have close friends, family, or best-case-scenario, an interior designer to help guide you along the path to decoration domination.

Decide who you want to be there with you during the designing. Of course, if that person will be living in the home they should have a say, but pick some outside advocates who you trust to help counter-balance your mannerisms and preferences.

Of course, you should also design your home to fit your personality! Decide what color scheme, styles, and amount of creativity you want you home to have, based on what you like! Most of the time it’s that simple. Your home should reflect who you are as a person. If you like the modern style, go modern! If you like to be creative, go a little more creative! Your advocates and friends should push you to go with decorations that fit you, but they will also keep you from going overboard!

Finally, you should always consider the price when decorating your home. Luckily, current trends are creating a much less expensive designing experience. Just walk into most modern stores and restaurants, and you’ll see what we mean! More and more places are starting to move into an age where decorations are simple, yet elegant. This is great for the new homeowner because it means cheaper decorations and a beautiful home!

If you’re crafty, pick up a hammer and try building a table! Your chosen advocates will let you know if it fits the feel of the home, and you’ll love the feeling of using something you made by yourself! This style is increasingly popular in the culture of today’s homebuilding market.

Just decide what you can afford, and don’t make exceptions! There are plenty of ways to create a stunning atmosphere in the home without breaking the piggy bank.

Thanks for reading! We think that if you take these steps BEFORE starting the decoration process, you’ll have a much better overall experience, as well as a better outcome