Is there a way you can be confident about what finish you want for your new home, addition, or single room? And if so, how? I have an answer that’ll do the trick.
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I’ve frequently talked with clients that say deciding on an interior and exterior finish for their new home, addition, or room renovation is no small task. It can, indeed, be a very overwhelming process.
I’ve had the privilege of seeing many homes, which is to say that I’ve also seen countless finishes. But to keep myself from feeling overwhelmed when I undertake new projects, I create a file of photos to help me through the process.
Start compiling a file folder of photos no matter how far in advance—you’ll be happy you did when it’s finally time to tackle that project.
I most commonly visit Pinterest and Houzz.com or I look to some of my favorite magazines: Traditional Home and Tuscan Style. I study the photos that catch my eye so I can generate ideas for certain features for my project — maybe I like the ceiling treatment, the color or style of the cabinets, or the ceramic tile finish.
Start compiling a folder of photos no matter how far in advance—you’ll be happy you did when it’s finally time to tackle that project.
I recently did this very thing with my own home: I wanted to have a new front door installed. So I developed an idea of what I wanted—eight-foot French doors—and created a file folder around this idea. A year later, I had a stockpile of photos to choose from, and it made it easy to pick one as a reference point for the builder.
If you have questions about what I’ve covered or if I can assist you with any of your real estate needs, give me a call at (706) 339-4984, send me an email at Shannon@ShannonR.com, or visit my website at ShannonR.com today!