How to Hire a Decorator on a Budget

If you are on a budget, decorating can be quite the challenge. With the added cost of a professional decorator the cost can quickly escalate. However, if you’re looking for a professional touch at a bargain price, continue reading to find out how.

Many interior design stores offer professional designers who are patiently waiting for a customer to walk through the door with their decorating questions. Take a look around the store and find something that you’d like to use.

Take your time looking around the store to find what you are looking for. When the designer approaches, make sure to ask all the questions that you have before committing to making a purchase (if any). Remember that designers get paid on commission. Don’t feel pressured to use all of their suggestions or you may end up paying a higher price than you planned.

Another way to get input from a professional designer, at a reasonable price, is to go to an interior design website that offers advice and answers your questions online. There are numerous sites that have forms you can fill out with your decorating plans, measurements, and possibly photos, to which designers will reply with their suggestions for your décor.

You can also save money on your remodeling by tackling some of the jobs yourself. Instead of buying that new duvet you want, you can sew it yourself. You can use the money you save by investing in an interior designer that would offer you valuable tips.  You can also do your own tile work, demo, or save money by designing your own accessories or pillow covers.

Find a decorator that you can hire per hour instead of per project. In just a few hours they can give you several ideas and resources that you can later employ on your own or with the help of other friends and family.