Your home is your sanctuary, your place to escape from the world and relax. It is a piece of you and should reflect your style, tastes, and likes. Having an inviting and comfortable place to unwind at the end of the day is important for your quality of life and mental health. As styles change and trends progress it is important to keep your house up to date and fresh. While looking through design magazines and browsing Pinterest can certainly help generate some ideas, it can be difficult putting the pieces of the puzzle together without the help. Working with an interior designer is completely possible to fuse your own personality and style into a cohesive, inviting, and stylish design.
Are you ready to achieve your dream home? Do you need help getting on the right track to create a space that matches you and your family's style?
Do you want to start from scratch and changing everything? I'm here, ready to create your unique space.
In-home design services investment varies by project. Since each project is different and can take different amounts of time to complete them, feel free to contact me here, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or fill out the design questionnaire to discuss alternatives.
The price for the Introductory In-Home Consultation is $90.00 and is deducted from the deposit if you decide to hire me. The payment is billed when you book your appointment online. After the payment, an email receipt will be sent from Far&Away Interior Design.
I'll drive within a 25-mile radius of Raleigh, NC. Farther than that I am happy to help - please contact me to discuss fees at email@example.com.
The average design timeline typically ranges from 2 to 6 weeks. This schedule depends on the magnitude of the project and the number of revisions requested. Each time you contact me, I'll give you a response within one business day (Monday-Friday, 9:00AM-5:00PM) to maintain fluid communication.
What You Will Receive
Inspirational Mood Board, concept of the project
Floor plan layout to scale
2D Design board, with all recommended items
3D board, it shows you what your space would look like when then makeover is completed.
Design elevation(s), when needed
Suggestions for repurposing/DIY of existing furniture, when needed
Selections of fabric, paint/wallpaper and lighting
Flooring solutions |Window treatments
Final design presentation at your home
Shopping list with direct links, prices and purchasing information*
Stylish installation of the space
One time meeting with your contractor of choice to go over the details of the project. If you don't have one I work now in partnership with BP General Services.
See examples below:
How It Works
Please fill out the design questionnaire. It will tell me about your personality, style, goals, wish list and budget. This is a very crucial step for us to know if we agree on the same direction. I'll be in touch with you by email within 24-48 hours to shedule an appointment for our first meeting.
This one-hour consultation in your home is a very important time. We'll continue to discuss the scope of the project, I'll take a tour of your home/space, and I'll answer all your questions. We'll also discuss my design process, budget, timeframe and reserve your spot, if you decide to hire me for the project.
This trip to your home is charged at $90.00 but it will be deducted from the deposit if you decide to hire me.
The Design Starts
Once we agree to work together, we'll sign a Letter of Agreement confirming the scope of the project, fees, timetable and terms and conditions. This way everyone is on the same page and knows what to expect from each other. It's time to create the design.
Space survey, I will measure and take pictures of the space and any existing furniture and/or accessories that you would like to incorporate into the project. The design retainer is due at this stage (40% of the design fees).
Once all the information is collected, I will create an Inspirational Mood Board, which is a concept for the design. It will show you a mix of pictures with the style that I choose in terms of materials, colors, decor, lighting and fabrics. I'll share it with you through my client portal where you'll be able to give me feedback or to make adjustments.
Once you're happy with the concept, I'll create a floor plan layout to scale, a 2D design board (including all suggested selections), and 3D board (it shows you what your space would look like when the makeover is completed) and design elevations when needed.
We'll review the design and we'll discuss the options through the customer portal or in person. Up to 4 hours of revisions for the entire project.
Final Design Presentation once you have approved the final design*, that also includes a shopping list for all suggestions with direct links. If you prefer to shop at a local retailer, I can give you some guidance. If you prefer to go shopping with me, I will charge you $90/hr. When possible, items may be purchased using my trade discount which includes a markup fee that still provides significant savings to you compared to suggested retail pricing. The remaining 60% of the design fees is expected to be paid at this time.
One time meeting with your contractor of choice to go over the details of the project. Additional meetings will be billed at $90.00/hr. If you don't have one I work now in partnership with BP General Services.
We'll arrange a day for me to come to your house. On that day, I'll do the "mise en scene" (put together) of your furniture and decoration, making a styled space ready to use right away!
Finally, I'll be glad to take pictures of your project.
* The web links provided in the final source list may include affiliate links, which means I earn a small commission from your purchase at no additional cost to you. If changes or additions are made after approved Final Design, you will be billed at $90/hr.