Tuesday, July 7, 2009

cheater, cheater, pumpkin eater?

I contacted an interior designer today to inquire about her rates for a single room. I am thinking about hiring her for the living room, I have all these ideas of how I want it to look, but the large size and almost totally open 2 walls has me stumped.

On the one hand, I feel like it is a little bit cheating, like this is my project and then I'm just going to get someone else to do it
On the other hand, I think it could make a big difference, it is only one room, and I love her style and the rooms in her portfolio.

Then there is the question of price, but her fees seem really reasonable, and it would be less than the cost of a new piece of furniture I'm considering for the room, so probably worth it to get it right in the first place.


  1. If you can afford it, do it! I always say I need a decorator. I've never looked into the cost, though, because I'm afraid that I won't be able to afford the things they recommend.

  2. i don't think it's cheating at all. and you're right - it would keep you from purchases you might regret later just because you want to fill the space quickly.