We know that our clients are inundated with interior design focused social media posts, blogs, and design focused television shows that are constantly showcasing trends and beautiful spaces. It can feel overwhelming. We all want a beautiful home, but in the days of information overload it is tough knowing where to start. Our showroom, Mitchell's Interiors in Laurel, Delaware, see's customers daily with dreams of the perfect home, pinterest boards with looks they love, and a sense of defeat on how to get there. We thought we'd give you some tips on how to start furnishing your home with the looks you love.
- Get help: Hiring a designer sounds intimidating, but actually a great designer will keep you focused and will help you achieve what your looking for. Many customers think that a designer comes with a high price tag, but designers can save you money by helping you avoid serious mistakes.
- Start the process in a furniture showroom: Shopping for furniture is important, furniture is the 3rd most expensive purchase most people will make in their lifetime. Online shopping seems convenient, but when it comes to larger pieces of furniture it is important to make a qualified decision. Walk into a showroom and feel and touch the exact pieces you want to purchase, determine whether they're comfortable for you and fit your lifestyle.
- Furnish your home with the pieces that you are naturally drawn too: A Pinterest board will help you see what other people have done in their home, but your home should be filled with pieces that you love, and should be unique to you, don't be afraid to take a risk on a piece that grabs your attention, this can help define your overall aesthetic. which might not be anything like the pictures you are admiring.
- Some pieces should be practical: It's easy to fall in love with a home filled with delicate pieces of furniture, but if you have a family, delicate just won't work. You can have a beautiful home that is also practical. You can fill your home with dreamy pieces that at the same time are durable. Durability is something that a well educated designer, or a salesperson on a showroom floor can educate you on, take the time to get that education.
We at Mitchell's Interiors are here to help you, we have a lot of experience in furnishing homes and making sure that they have the "wow factor," let's get you started!
-The Mitchell's Interiors Team