If you know your limitations as an individual, you would agree that there are situations that you could handle and there are also some that you need the help of a professional. Based on experience, I will look at the scale of whole home improvement project. So if you’re still confused about this, check out the article below.
Once you’ve figured out what you want your home to look like, the big question is: Should you decorate it yourself or hire a professional? Or both?
Interior decorators and designers as we know them today barely existed before the 20th century. Before that it was taken for granted that you decorated your home yourself, unless you were Marie Antoinette or somebody with a similar pedigree.
Old habits die hard. Some people still think you need to live in a palace to hire a decorator, or are fearful of the cost (whether real or perceived). For others it’s not so much a question of money, but of ceding control and having the concern that the results might not reflect their tastes. Some dive into the collaborative process without hesitation, while others have confidence in their tastes and skill and prefer to decorate their homes themselves.
Which camp do you fall into? Here are some things to think about to help you decide.