Do you love to express yourself by purchasing furniture and other nice things for your home?
Is making a good investment – getting value and quality workmanship for your money – important to you?
If you said yes to any or all of the above, then you will find that enlisting an interior designer to help you purchase furniture for your home is well worth it for the following reasons:
Expertise and Experience
If you are designing a room on your own, you may be able to find some individual pieces, but a designer can help you pull everything together in a theme. They will make choices that are very unique to the space and you, the homeowner.
They can also educate you on resources – or obtain resources – that you cannot access on your own. The end result will be that the room will feel very pulled together – everything in that room will work with your furniture.
Knowledge of Materials and Manufacturers
A designer typically sources furniture and materials directly from manufacturers. This gives them access to not only a wider selection than you would find at a retail store, but products that are much more durable and customizable to your décor theme.
This includes custom fabrics that can be used to create cushions, pillows, built-in seating options that coordinate with your furniture selections. Custom stitching options such as piping, contrast piping, top stitching or double-stitching add to the uniqueness of each piece, while tailoring it your space and personality.
As part of their service to you, designers usually will coordinate the delivery of items to your home (sometimes working with multiple manufacturers), handle any issues if a purchase is damaged, and supervise the delivery and placement of the pieces. This saves you A LOT of time and stress,
Ability to Get You the Best Deal
You may be working with a limited budget and think that buying furniture at a cheaper retail store is the way to go. However, many times the quality of the furniture available at those discount retailers is very low. The furniture ends up not lasting as long, and you need to replace it, which costs you more money.
A designer can choose the right furniture for your budget and ensure that you get a better quality of goods. This gives you value for your money, and saves you from trial and error.
So the next time you are considering making that home furnishings purchase yourself, consider how much extra value a designer can bring to the table to help you create something even more special for your home.
To learn more about how it can benefit you to utilize a designer when purchasing furniture, contact Sheeja today for a complimentary 15 minute conversation.