Are you about to jump head first into a self-build or extension project? Before making that leap into the unknown, take time to listen to the sound advice of Julia Kendell, interior designer, self-build advisor and TV host of BBC’s DIY SOS: The Big Build
Have a clear vision of where you are going
That begins with taking the time to establish the ‘mood’ of the house. Even though that may sound like waffle, it’s just as important as the aesthetics and the practical elements. How do you want the house to feel? Are you going to use it as a party space or do children and family take priority?
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