Interior Design Tips for Your Renovation
Welcome back to The Art of Renovation LIVE, where design/build expert Paul Foster talks with with other savvy professionals about the details of high quality renovation. Each conversation focuses on a different area of renovation and gives you the trade secrets of home improvement and design. No matter what type of renovation you’re planning, Paul and his special guests have advice that will ensure you get the renovation you’ve been dreaming about.
In this episode Paul and Edmonton-based Interior Designer, Rosalyn Lazaruk of Wicket Blue Interiors and owner of Tipsy Palm Curated Vintage Market discussed the ins and outs of Interior Design. Along the way she shared pointers on how to find your personal style, how to keep your interior design project on budget, and more.
Episode Show Notes
06:30 – At what point should I call an interior designer?
08:50 – How important is it to make sure my contractor and designer are on the same page?
11:00 – How do I ensure that I stay on budget?
13:11 – How do I start the process of showing my designer what I want my space to look like?
14:40 – What if I don’t know my style? How do I figure out what I like?
19:30 – Where can I save money?
20:00 – How do I make design choices that I won’t get tired of in 5 years?
22:00 – Is wallpaper easy to work with?
26:00 – What happens after I show my designer what I like?
28:15 – Can I hire a designer to help me figure out my style and then do the job myself?
29:15 – How can I safely work with an interior designer during the pandemic?
31:50 – Do I need to pick out my decor in person or can I do it online?
32:55 – What stages in my renovation process should my interior designer be a part of?
39:45 – What is a curated vintage market?
44:25 – What is the difference between vintage and old?
48:35 – Where in Edmonton can I find vintage and environmentally friendly decor pieces?
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