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nancymiller48

I suppose if they know their stuff hey could put together a plan in a few hours - and $100 per hour is not bad money!!!

But it's certainly a very cost effective way of getting a design plan for your latest project! Dunno though, I have pretty clear ideas about what I want and just get stuck on wall colours, or light fittings! Think I will continue to box on with my own ideas. They usually turn out fine.

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spmm
I guess they can make or spend less money by: — doing more designs, no site visits driving, parking especially in cities. They are not buying and carrying swatches or getting items like cushions etc on trial, and not being able to get the cost back. I assume that the better you get and the better your reputation the more you can increase prices or choose jobs you prefer. —- One of the jobs you can do from anywhere as well.
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beachcombing
I have used two quite varying e-decorators. I was finding it difficult to pull the whole room together. One provided a mood board and shopping list that was spot on in all ways including budget. Perfect service. Perfect fee. The other didn't acknowledge the room dimensions and photographs provided and brief for the children's rooms including their favourite colours! The fee parameters changed mid way and as a client I definitely felt invisible when the final invoice was paid. Yes, the client is responsible for aspects of the process, which is perfect for the budget but I agree, do your research.
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