Interior Decorating Ideas, Tips and Techniques,
for Passion or Profit
Looking for Interior Decorating Ideas?
Learn how to Achieve "the Look" with more Bang for your Buck with decorating ideas for your home.
If you would love to improve the look and value of your home, then this site is for you.
Or if you are a property investor, wanting design and decorating ideas, you should find this site invaluable... especially if you want to maximize your rents and increase your investment property's value.
As well as giving you interior decorating tips and techniques, I will give you ideas on selecting products, while being mindful of the environment!
When buying products for our homes, and selecting paint, paper and flooring, we can choose to shop ethically.
We can reduce our carbon footprint on the earth by buying and researching brands that support sustainability...re-using and recycling, renovating junk finds or rejuvenating old family furniture...endless design ideas!
I have made decorating and renovating my lifestyle for over 20 years.With four children to look after at home, it meant we could live in a better house. This meant a lot of house moves!
We did much of the work ourselves, found bargains, and significantly increased our equity. Even though the kids have grown, I find myself ready to start the whole process again!
You may want to decorate because you have to.
It’s a way of saving money when building a new house, or like me, increasing the resale value of a home.
When you buy a different house and don’t like the existing colors, painting throughout is a quick and easy fix. Especially when you do the work yourself!
Or you maybe you’re driven to makeover your home because you can't help yourself! .....the curse of the serial renovator....
You could say you are just passionate about interior design and decorating!
Inspiration is everywhere
There are a vast number of home interior magazines and television programs devoted to home makeovers. These reflect our society's fascination (you could say obsession!) with home improvement, home remodeling and interior design.
The aim of this site is to present ideas so you get maximum interior decorating bang for your investment whatever your goal is while (hopefully) being kind to the earth!
The first step is to work out what it is you want to achieve.
Read on to discover more...
Are you interior decorating for yourself and your family?
Establishing a family home in which to raise your children and create memories?
If so, it's less about money and more about making a home.
If you intend on staying in your house for many years...
Buy what you love and your home will reflect your personality and style.
Here your interior decorating and home remodeling choices are about passion and building a home.
If you are redecorating your home for resale, you need to consider your budget carefully. That’s if you want to maximize your profits!
Time spent planning your project carefully is well worth the effort. Color and product choices are likely to be quite different from those made for a permanent home.
It’s all about what you want to achieve!