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  • How do you charge for your design services?…
    "I follow a two-step fee structure for my design services; flat fee and hourly fee. Design Concept and budget is Flat Fee: Prior to our collaboration, I establish a flat fee covering the design plan/concept and budget. Each project is unique, I will send you a scope of work with a detailed list and the cost for professional design services. Project Management Hourly Fee: Upon approval of the design concept and budget, I charge an hourly fee for project management which includes; procurement, delivery coordination, working with tradespeople, and final setup.
  • How would you describe your design style or aesthetic to clients?
    My overall design style can be described as a contemporary foundation with a touch of tradition, where color and pattern play vital roles in creating visually stunning and personalized spaces for each client.
  • Why should I hire you as my designer?
    Because you'll appreciate my design style and want the same aesthetic. I bring a fresh perspective by prioritizing the desired ambiance of the room, rather than simply focusing on design trends. More importantly, I ask clients how do you want to room to feel and function and then I oversee every aspect of the project, ensuring its successful completion to your own unique design style.
  • Do I go shopping with you?
    Yes & No… Yes...I do include you when we shop for furniture like sofas and chairs, as it's essential to ensure functionality and comfort for you. While I may involve you in certain parts of the process, there are some aspects that require dedicated time to meticulously craft the design that I do on my own.
  • What services do you offer as an interior decorator?
    Full renovations, and also additions Kitchen in Bath Renovation Decorating any room Millworker/ cabinetry design and supply Wallpaper sourcing and install Paint Consultation
  • Can I live in my home during a renovation?
    Depends on the rooms you’re doing…. I will give you my best advice and help with a temporary home if required.
  • My contractor said he can help with design is this a good idea?
    My question I would ask him/her is…. Did he/she go to school for interior decorating and/or design if the answer is yes he can do it if the answer is no I they can’t.
  • How do I know I need an interior design professional?
    If you're overwhelmed by choices and unsure where to start, hiring a professional decorator/designer can provide the expertise you need. We understand the challenges of navigating interior design and are here to guide you. With our knowledge and experience, we help you make informed decisions, create cohesive designs, and bring your vision to life.
  • Can you work with my budget?
    If you provide me with your budget and some details about your space, renovation, or design project, I can help you determine if it's feasible to work within your budget and offer guidance or suggestions accordingly. Please provide more information so I can assist you better.
  • Do you buy wholesale or retail?
    Both I work with your budget…. However, I try to buy most Canadian products.
  • How long is a renovation and/or decorating a room take?
    Full home reno usually takes- 8 months to a year… could be longer depending on the space of the details of the project Reno extension/addition - at least 6 months Kitchen Reno - 2 to 3 months Bathroom reno - 3 to 3 months Living room and family room, dining room - 3 to 4 months Laundry room, mud room - 2 to 4 months Master bedroom - 3 to 4 months Kids bedrooms - 3 to 4 months
  • Can you recommend a painter and or Wallpaper Hanger?
    Yes... I have worked with these skilled trades for years.
  • What is your favorite room to design for clients?
    My favorite room to design is any space that involves fabrics, such as living rooms, family rooms, dining rooms, master bedrooms, or any bedrooms. While I also appreciate the extensive renovation projects in the beautiful transformation that happens, I particularly enjoy the hands-on experience of working with textiles, as well as the process of crafting a harmonious design through the interplay of colors, patterns, and textures.
  • How do you start to work with clients?
    To begin, I conduct client interviews, followed by compiling a detailed list of desired changes for your home. Finally, I inquire about your budget, then we get started.
  • What if you work with couples who have different styles?
    I strive to find a harmonious balance that satisfies both individuals by incorporating elements from their different styles. Through open communication and compromise, I create a unique design that reflects their shared vision, resulting in a cohesive and visually pleasing home.
  • How can I determine whether I require a complete overhaul or a simple refresh for my kitchen or bathroom?
    With my extensive experience in the field, I will provide you with valuable design advice tailored to your needs, taking into consideration your budgetary constraints.
  • I want built a built-in cabinetry on my wall…can you provide?
    Absolutely I can also design and provide Cabinetry.
  • Can I work with your trades/ contractor directly?
    No... however, we work as a team to create a home that is both built well and designed beautifully.
  • What’s the difference between an interior designer and interior decorator?
    Interior designers typically have a more extensive education and training, work on a broader range of projects, and have a deeper understanding of technical aspects. Interior decorators, on the other hand, focus primarily on the visual aesthetics of a space and do not require formal education. Both professionals play important roles in creating beautiful and functional interior environments, but the scope of their work and expertise may differ.
  • How do you handle challenges or conflicts that may arise during a project?
    Open communication and collaboration are vital for handling challenges or conflicts during a project. I prioritize clear communication with clients, actively listening to their concerns and feedback. By working together, we can identify and resolve issues promptly. I approach challenges with a problem-solving mindset, offering creative solutions while considering practical constraints. Ultimately, I strive to create a positive working relationship and ensure client satisfaction
  • What does it cost to renovate a kitchen or bathroom?
    If you’re updating the kitchen which may include painting, kitchen cabinets, new countertop, backsplash Lighting hardware for the average kitchen it’s about 40,000.00 and up If you’re completely gutting your kitchen anywhere from 70,000 and up. If you’re updating a bathroom but not changing the layout 30,000.00 If you’re from completely gutting a Bathroom, 45,000.00 It really all depends on the complexity of the project and how much you’re willing to spend.
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