Furniture in 6 Steps {How to Guide}

Here is a quick easy how to guide to purchasing furniture for your home.

1. DEVELOP AND IDEA AND DESIGN VISION

Think about styles, colors, fabrics, textures, and costs. Use Pinterest, Houzz, Instagram, or other inspiration sources to refine your idea. Make a board to keep your vision in one place.

2. MEASURE & DOCUMENT

Measure the room dimensions. Any furniture you are going should be documented. Don’t forget windows and doors.

3. DRAW UP YOUR MEASUREMENTS

Use graph paper to layout the drawing as measured. Draw to scaleΒ and make scale furniture cut outs to place with the room layout.

4. DEVELOP A PLAN

Write down the items you need, desired dimensions, and proposed budget for each. Double check the ideaΒ with real world data.

5. GO SHOPPING!

Take your shopping list and have fun selecting all of your new furniture.Β Don’t go rogue and look for quality.

6. INSTALLATION

Take that plan, place your new items where your design vision said would look best. Style the space with a few decor items and plants.

7. ENJOY!

Invite over friends, throw a party, or just relax. Your well thought out action plan is finished and worth enjoying.
Want to see how we have done this on our projects?Β  Check out our Pinterest project page.
Want to try this, but need help in figuring it all out? We love a good consultation! Give us a shout at hello@catfrenchdesign.com to book yours today.

Catherine French Design is a team of interior design consultants based out of Chapel Hill, North Carolina. We have provided residential and commercial services in North Carolina and along the Eastern Seaboard.