Some tip how to kick off your project
As with most processes of change, I think the most difficult part is where to start. So a visual plan might be what you need. Make yourself a mood board, by tearing out photos from magazines and glueing them to a piece of cardboard. Take everything that inspires you, like colours, materials, art, nature… inspiration can literally be found everywhere. Alternatively, create your mood board digitally, which is easier to adjust as you narrow down your choices. Using PowerPoint or a similar app, take screenshots as you browse your favourite designers online, and paste your images into your mood board. A mood board is perfect to take with you when you visit shops, as the staff are much more likely to help you to create the look you’re aiming for.
“The better you learn and trust your own taste, the better the result will be for you. ”
Start with your preferences on flooring, like tiles, wooden floors, light or dark etc.
Make a colour palette of your favourite colours. Avoid trends that are not to your taste, stick to favourites, and work from there with the help of experts in the paint shop. Think concept - your interior design concept!
Define your needs! Kids? Dogs? Teenagers? Retired? Only you know your needs and preferences, and the better you learn and trust your own taste, the better the result will be for you.
Enjoy some of my views from Wimbledon Village High Street, all for your inspiration;