Top Blunders & Risks of Decorating


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Top Blunders & Risks of Decorating

  1. 1. decorating<br />Today's Top<br />Blunders and Risks<br />Copyright ©2010 -2011 Decor&You, Inc.<br />
  2. 2. HOME. It’s where we . . .<br />live work grow<br /> laughentertain<br />celebraterejuvenate<br />feel safe and secure<br />Copyright ©2010 -2011 Decor&You, Inc.<br />
  3. 3. top decorating blunders and risks<br />Millions of people come home to . . .<br /> Ugly unused or uncomfortable space.<br />A sea of clutter<br />Furnishings that look simply like a “mishmash of possessions”<br />Missing or wrong <br /> window treatments<br />dark & cramped<br /> areas that lack <br /> personality &<br />pizzazz<br />Copyright ©2010 -2011 Decor&You, Inc.<br />
  4. 4. top decorating blunders and risks<br />For most, decorating is a struggle<br /> feel completely<br /> overwhelmedsame thing<br /> everywherecan’t spend<br /> all my free time<br /> can’t afford mistakes<br /> strugglingunsure<br />  <br />  <br />Copyright ©2010 -2011 Decor&You, Inc.<br />
  5. 5. top decorating blunders and risks<br /> Achieving the <br />look you love <br />doesn’t just <br />happen! <br />Copyright ©2010 -2011 Decor&You, Inc.<br />
  6. 6. top decorating blunders and risks<br />Color Phobia<br />Lack of Time<br />Furniture Selection &Value Decisions<br />Safety & Environmental Impact<br />Missing Master Plan<br />Copyright ©2010 -2011 Decor&You, Inc.<br />
  7. 7. top decorating blunders and risks<br />Lack of Time<br />“All my possessions for a<br />moment of time.”<br />– Queen Elizabeth<br />Copyright ©2010 -2011 Decor&You, Inc.<br />
  8. 8. top decorating blunders and risks: lack of time<br />Does this sound like you…<br />I can spend all my free time decorating!<br /><ul><li>I love buying every home decorating magazine or book, and spending my free time reading every word!
  9. 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. 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!</li></ul>Copyright ©2010 -2011 Decor&You, Inc.<br />
  11. 11. top decorating blunders and risks: lackoftime<br />…or is this more like it?<br />Where does the Time go?<br />Americans have a very long day<br />Wake Up Call: 5:35 am<br />That morning time flies by<br />Out the Door: 7:45 am<br />Commute to Work: 23 min<br />That’s without Traffic <br />Start Work: 8:09 am <br />Commute Home: 23.min<br />Only if you get to go straight home<br />Home By: 5:27 pm<br />And your to-do list begins<br />Finally In Bed By: 10:53 pm<br />Get ready! Get Set! GO!<br />Source: Results from National Sleep Foundation's 2008 National Sleep in America Poll. <br /><ul><li>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. 12. However 20% report working 10 or more extra hours per week at home</li></ul>Copyright ©2010 -2011 Decor&You, Inc.<br />
  13. 13. today's top decorating blunders and risks<br />Getting the Wrong Advice<br />“Adviceis <br />judged by results, not by <br />intentions”<br />  - Marcus Tullius Cicero<br />Copyright ©2010 -2011 Decor&You, Inc.<br />
  14. 14. today's top decorating blunders and risks: wrong advice<br />Simplify your next decorating project and seek the experienced <br />advice from an in-home professional decorator. <br />They will modernize and ADD value to your home.<br />They will help you save $$$ by <br />helping you avoid decorating mishaps.<br />They will answer all your questions and help you make difficult decisions.<br />They are certified color experts.<br />They are product specialists that save you time and give you access to resources only available to the trade.<br />Copyright ©2010 -2011 Decor&You, Inc.<br />
  15. 15. A trained professional will be there from the beginning to the <br />big reveal. <br />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.<br />They can provide a safety net that only experience offers. <br />Copyright ©2010 -2011 Decor&You, Inc.<br />
  16. 16. today's TOP decorating blunders and risks<br />Who Can You Rely On<br />can’t afford mistakes?<br />tired of settling?<br />running out of options? <br />Copyright ©2010 -2011 Decor&You, Inc.<br />
  17. 17. We are dedicated to making <br />your visions come to life<br /> What You Want, <br /> We Make Happen<br />Copyright ©2010 -2011 Decor&You, Inc.<br />
  18. 18. discoverthe difference<br />We’ve taken <br />the pain out of decorating….<br />… with service rarely found today<br />Copyright ©2010 -2011 Decor&You, Inc.<br />
  19. 19. alook that’s uniquely yours<br />Together in your home we’ll discuss the home décor goals you and your family share.<br />“Not only is Decor&You practical, they are FABULOUS!” I love how my home makes me feel now! “<br />Copyright ©2010 -2011 Decor&You, Inc.<br />
  20. 20. feela higher level of comfort<br />ALL of our <br />decorating services are complimentary including:<br /><ul><li>Decor Design Planning
  21. 21. Space Planning
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  28. 28. functionalas it is beautiful<br />We are with you every step of the way. We’ll manage the project for you from order through delivery and installation, and beyond<br />Copyright ©2010 -2011 Decor&You, Inc.<br />
  29. 29. love the space you’re in<br />Quality without compromise <br />We are your Personal Product Specialist <br /><ul><li>Furniture & Accessories
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  38. 38. Sustainable Products </li></ul>Copyright ©2010 -2011 Decor&You, Inc.<br />
  39. 39. a step above the rest<br />What's on your mind…<br />1. Define your style goals<br />Ask yourself: What do you want to accomplish? – next – How do you want your home to look and feel?<br />2. List your options<br />List and plan how you are going to pull your new look together<br />3. Surround yourself with knowledgeable people<br />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.<br />“I have never had a store or service give me the same great experience as Decor&You”.<br />Copyright ©2010 -2011 Decor&You, Inc.<br />
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