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  • 1. decorating
    Today's Top
    Blunders and Risks
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  • 2. HOME. It’s where we . . .
    live work grow
    feel safe and secure
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  • 3. top decorating blunders and risks
    Millions of people come home to . . .
    Ugly unused or uncomfortable space.
    A sea of clutter
    Furnishings that look simply like a “mishmash of possessions”
    Missing or wrong
    window treatments
    dark & cramped
    areas that lack
    personality &
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  • 4. top decorating blunders and risks
    For most, decorating is a struggle
    feel completely
    overwhelmedsame thing
    everywherecan’t spend
    all my free time
    can’t afford mistakes
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  • 5. top decorating blunders and risks
    Achieving the
    look you love
    doesn’t just
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  • 6. top decorating blunders and risks
    Color Phobia
    Lack of Time
    Furniture Selection &Value Decisions
    Safety & Environmental Impact
    Missing Master Plan
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  • 7. top decorating blunders and risks
    Lack of Time
    “All my possessions for a
    moment of time.”
    – Queen Elizabeth
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  • 8. top decorating blunders and risks: lack of time
    Does this sound like you…
    I can spend all my free time decorating!
    • I love buying every home decorating magazine or book, and spending my free time reading every word!
    • 9. I can’t imagine a better place to spend a Saturday (and Sunday!) than in a furniture store, strolling the aisles for hours- just looking for that “perfect” sofa!
    • 10. I have no other hobbies, decorating my home over and over again is my life! So, if I get it wrong the first time, it’s not a big deal!
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  • 11. top decorating blunders and risks: lackoftime
    …or is this more like it?
    Where does the Time go?
    Americans have a very long day
    Wake Up Call: 5:35 am
    That morning time flies by
    Out the Door: 7:45 am
    Commute to Work: 23 min
    That’s without Traffic
    Start Work: 8:09 am
    Commute Home: 23.min
    Only if you get to go straight home
    Home By: 5:27 pm
    And your to-do list begins
    Finally In Bed By: 10:53 pm
    Get ready! Get Set! GO!
    Source: Results from National Sleep Foundation's 2008 National Sleep in America Poll.
    • Work follows some people home. In addition to their normal work hours, participants reported working at home for about four and a half hours per week, on average.
    • 12. However 20% report working 10 or more extra hours per week at home
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  • 13. today's top decorating blunders and risks
    Getting the Wrong Advice
    judged by results, not by
     - Marcus Tullius Cicero
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  • 14. today's top decorating blunders and risks: wrong advice
    Simplify your next decorating project and seek the experienced
    advice from an in-home professional decorator.
    They will modernize and ADD value to your home.
    They will help you save $$$ by
    helping you avoid decorating mishaps.
    They will answer all your questions and help you make difficult decisions.
    They are certified color experts.
    They are product specialists that save you time and give you access to resources only available to the trade.
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  • 15. A trained professional will be there from the beginning to the
    big reveal.
    You can expect an experienced decorator to do everything from simply listening to your ideas to supervising the entire project. From procuring products and selecting fabrics, to scheduling and overseeing all installations and deliveries.
    They can provide a safety net that only experience offers.
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  • 16. today's TOP decorating blunders and risks
    Who Can You Rely On
    can’t afford mistakes?
    tired of settling?
    running out of options?
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  • 17. We are dedicated to making
    your visions come to life
    What You Want,
    We Make Happen
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  • 18. discoverthe difference
    We’ve taken
    the pain out of decorating….
    … with service rarely found today
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  • 19. alook that’s uniquely yours
    Together in your home we’ll discuss the home décor goals you and your family share.
    “Not only is Decor&You practical, they are FABULOUS!” I love how my home makes me feel now! “
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  • 20. feela higher level of comfort
    ALL of our
    decorating services are complimentary including:
    • Decor Design Planning
    • 21. Space Planning
    • 22. Window Treatment Design
    • 23. Lighting Plans
    • 24. Color consultation
    • 25. Project management
    • 26. Green and Sustainable Design
    • 27. Exceptional Warrantee and Customer Satisfaction
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  • 28. functionalas it is beautiful
    We are with you every step of the way. We’ll manage the project for you from order through delivery and installation, and beyond
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  • 29. love the space you’re in
    Quality without compromise
    We are your Personal Product Specialist
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  • 39. a step above the rest
    What's on your mind…
    1. Define your style goals
    Ask yourself: What do you want to accomplish? – next – How do you want your home to look and feel?
    2. List your options
    List and plan how you are going to pull your new look together
    3. Surround yourself with knowledgeable people
    Every Decor&You Decorator has the experience and talent to guide you through all the hurdles ahead of you plus a winning team of experts that she/he can call on for any of your requests.
    “I have never had a store or service give me the same great experience as Decor&You”.
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  • 40. Thank you for viewing our presentation
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