How to Design Your Dream Home
How to Design your Dream Home
Are you designing your dream home? Where do you even start? There are so many places you can draw inspiration from these days that it’s possible to get overwhelmed when you’re starting out. Luckily there are some free and easy to use tools available to anyone looking for a bit of design inspiration
Jump on your visual-centric social channels like Pinterest and Instagram and start searching for those eye-catching designs. Search using hashtags based around your some of your favourite styles or specific areas of your house and go from there. The beauty of these mediums is that new content is constantly being uploaded on a daily basis and you are able to seamlessly save any images which catch your eye.
Houzz is a digital platform dedicated to all thing’s architecture, interior design, decoration and landscaping, with over 40 million users worldwide. With a similar look and feel to Pinterest, Houzz not only features exclusively design and construction images, but it also functions as an open marketplace where users can search for design, construct & decorate professionals. Furthermore, users can shop for items from within the Houzz platform, helping you find the inspiration you need while staying within your budget.
Many people get through the handover process of their new home and shudder at the thought of immediately starting a new project to tackle their landscaping. In addition to getting inspiration from social media and the like you can now download a number of apps which can help you plan out your landscaping. Home Outside® and iScape® are just two of the top-rated apps which allow user to upload images of their house and overlay elements such as plants and paving from a library to help you envisage what your garden could look like.