What You Need To Know Before Working With An Interior Designer

Hiring an interior designer is a great way to create a chic, stylish home that matches your families’ personality and unique needs. You won’t need to worry about shopping for new pieces to complete a look and worry that it will look out of place. Because don’t we all?

Decorating can be fun. But creating a cohesive look isn’t easy and it’s certainly not everyone’s talent. How many times have you brought a new piece of decor home only to realize there’ something about that just isn’t quite right?

Hiring an interior designer is a great way to skip past awkward trial and error growing pains in a room you love.

Here’s what you need to know about hiring an interior designer:

Know your budget. You will need not only need to plan for your designers time and expertise but also for the decor they have chosen for you. You’ll also want to know how they source their furniture selections. Aka are they choosing pricey one of a kind custom pieces? Know what your preferred designers pay structure is and if you’ll need to invest upfront or make payments throughout your time together.

What services are you expecting to receive? Not all designers work in the same way or offer the same services. And not everyone expects the same services either! Decide if you would like a consultation, design concepts drawn up or for them to manage the project from beginning to end. Think of it this way – how much time do you want to personally spend on this project?

Take time going over different designer’s portfolios to get a feel for their style. You should work with a designer whose style jives with your own. So with that said, you should have a good idea of your own style and that of your household. You might be fine with mid-century modern furniture, but maybe your partner can’t stand it.

Have a Pinterest board of your inspiration ready to share with your designer. Even if you don’t see a cohesive theme across your board, a designer will. Which is why you are hiring them! While it is possible to be all over the place, if you the pins you’ve chosen intuitively feel good together you are probably on to something!

Communicate openly about what current pieces in your home are important to you. What has to stay, no question? And what are you willing to part ways with? This is really important to know ahead of time. You don’t want to realize your favorite piece is missing from the blueprint while your designer is presenting it. Instead, be upfront about it and your designer can work the whole room around that item.

22 Wood Rd, Sherborn, MA 01770 has an Open House on Sunday, Oct 21, 2018 at 11:30 AM








22 Wood Rd,



Sherborn, MA 01770

Single-Family

$815,000
Price

8
Rooms

5
Beds

3
Baths

Looking for a real deck house? This fabulous Contemporary home offers open floor plan, cathedral ceilings, wood floors and large windows. There is a lovely kitchen with beautiful contemporary cabinetry, granite island and comfortable and spacious dining area with fireplace. Huge great room with cathedral ceiling and walls of sliders leads to deck and large screened porch. The master suite overlooks a private backyard and another bedroom/office has beautiful floor to ceiling mahogany built ins. The lower level which is above ground and walk out offers 3 additional bedrooms, full bath and fireplaced family room. The interior is accented by a rich combination of natural woods, white walls and walls of windows with views from every room. System updates include brand new 2018 roof with 50 year shingles, high efficiency gas heating system & more. Sited at the end of a cul de sac in a very desirable area, experience the privacy of living on 4.6 aces in a popular neighborhood setting!!

Open House

Sunday

October 21
at
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

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28 Meadowbrook Rd, Sherborn, MA 01770 has an Open House on Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 2:00 PM








28 Meadowbrook Rd,



Sherborn, MA 01770

Single-Family

$735,000
Price

7
Rooms

4
Beds

2/1
Full/Half Baths

Terrific opportunity to live in a well maintained ranch home designed for easy living. There are gleaming hardwood floors, updated kitchen, 2 fireplaces and comfortable 3 season porch which leads to a spacious deck. There is a fireplaced living room, formal dining room and 4 bedrooms. The lower level offers a fireplaced playroom with plenty of space for a variety of activities. Updated windows, roof, kitchen, hot water heater and 2018 4 bedroom septic system. The grounds are absolutely lovely with lots of open, level land, beautiful old trees and privacy. Great cul de sac neighborhood setting in a dream commuter location close to Natick with easy/quick access to shopping, Mass Pike, Rt. 9 and commuter rail. Move right in and enjoy the ease and comfort of this fabulous home!!

Open House

Saturday

October 20
at
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

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52 Green Ln, Sherborn, MA 01770 has an Open House on Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 12:00 PM








52 Green Ln,



Sherborn, MA 01770

Single-Family

$715,000
Price

7
Rooms

3
Beds

3/1
Full/Half Baths

NATURE LOVER'S ONLY! This 3 bedroom contemporary is set on 3 wooded acres on a secluded country lane that looks like rural Vermont. Mature oaks & birches, abundant birds & close by trails make this an outdoor paradise. The house offers an open floor plan, cathedral ceilings, gleaming hardwood floors & many large windows with a spacious light filled living room, dining room, fireplaced family room & eat-in kitchen leading to large deck. The 2nd level includes a fireplaced master bedroom suite with bath & 2 other bedrooms & family bath. The finished lower level with full bath completes the living area. The interior is accented by natural woods, crisp white walls & lovely views from every room. This is a move-in ready home, off the beaten path, yet seconds from town center for easy commuting & shopping. Great opportunity to own a very special home in the highest rated school district that combines privacy and convenience!

Open House

Saturday

October 20
at
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

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