Residential interior design FAQs
I have an eye for interior design but struggle making final decisions, is it worth hiring an interior designer?
Absolutely, please get in touch so we can better understand your requirements
I have no idea when it comes to interior design and would love to have my home designed by a professional, how much input do you require from me?
Even if you’re not sure exactly how you want your home to look, we always work collaboratively to better understand your brief and establish how much support is required.
I’d love my home to be professionally designed but my budget is tight, can you still help me create it?
Absolutely! We pride ourselves on delivering designs on budget, regardless of what that budget looks like. We’ve worked on multimillion pound developments, to single room E-designs. Please get in touch if you’d like to find out more.
I would love to have my home professionally designed, but don’t have the budget right now to implement the design, is it still worth hiring an interior designer?
E-designs are a great way to achieve this. We will come up with the designs to your exact brief and budget. This means you have your home designed by a professional interior designer, brought to life at your own pace. Please get in touch to find out more about our E-design service.
I’d love to hire an interior designer but worry the cost is unaffordable for me?
At Tara Michelle we offer a variety of interior design services to cover all budgets and briefs. Please get in touch to find out more.
Is it true I can actually save money by hiring an interior designer vs doing it myself?
YES! This is absolutely true. At Tara Michelle we have access to huge trade discounts across retailers and trade only suppliers, which are always passed onto our clients. The savings to be made here usually cover the cost of our interior design service entirely. Meaning you’re essentially having your home designed by a professional free of charge! win win.
I have a busy schedule; will you manage the entire interior design project on my behalf?
Absolutely we can. We can manage everything from trades to final installation. Please get in touch with your requirements, we’d love to help.
Will you source your own trades to complete my designs, or can we use our own?
This is entirely up to you and what you’re most comfortable doing. We are more than happy to work with clients own trades or recommend our own. We also offer a full project management package which includes scheduling and overseeing trades.
Home Staging/Styling For Market FAQs
I need to sell my investment property asap, can staging help?
It absolutely does! Please get in touch and we will discuss this in more detail with you.
I need to sell my home asap…can staging/redesigning help?
Yes! Staged homes nearly always sell faster than a blank canvas. This is the reason new build developers nearly always invest in staging show homes. Please get in touch to find out how we can help you stage your property for sale.
Is it true staging a property for sale will increase the asking price?
Yes! Please get in touch to find out more and how we can help.
Will I get to keep the furniture/items you put into the property after the house sells?
It’s entirely up to you. At Tara Michelle we offer both rental and purchased furniture/styling package options.
Will you physically stage the property on our behalf, or provide us with everything to complete this ourselves?
This is absolutely a service we can offer. Please get in touch to find out more.
Property Developers/Home Builders FAQs
Does setting up a show home really help sell development properties faster?
Sure does! Please get in touch, we’d love to help make this happen.
How much are your design fees?
No two projects are the same. Ultimately this means fees can vary significantly from one project to the next. At Tara Michelle we always work closely with our clients to understand exactly how much support/time is required to bring your dream home/space to life and our design fees will reflect this.
What areas of the UK do you cover?
Tara Michelle’s E-design service is available world wide. We are however only taking on UK projects at the moment for full interior design installations.
Are you able to work on and manage multiple developments at the same time?
We are small team and only ever take on additional projects when there is capacity to do so at our signature Tara Michelle standard. We are often fully booked for months in advance due to our affinity with many developers, but we are always keen to speak with new clients to understand your project requirements and advise how we can help.
Does the home buyer get to keep the items in the show home, or do we return these after the house sells?
We offer both purchased and rental furniture items/packages. Which ever works best for you. Please get in touch to find out more.
Are you able to supply interior products for home buyers if they like something in our show home?
Absolutely! We always provide a ‘by room’ shopping list to the sales department on the development.
Interior Design Masterclass/Group Workshops FAQs
Where are your workshops based?
We travel all over the UK to deliver our workshop. Please get in touch to find out more.
Will you travel to deliver a workshop?
Absolutely! Please let us know where you’d like us to be and we’ll sort it 🙂
Will you deliver the workshop to more than 8 people upon request?
Yes absolutely. Our interior design workshops are great for hen parties, team bonding, even a friend’s day out. Please get in touch with your party size and location to find out more.
Are the workshops suitable for corporate team building?
Yes, they are perfect. They offer something a little different to the norm. Great to get to know your team, whilst learning at the same time. Wether you’re interested in interiors or not, the workshops are informal, interactive and we guarantee you’ll go away with new interior ideas and immediate skills you can use to elevate your existing home.
Are the workshops/masterclass accredited?
Not yet….but we’re working on that 😉
Are food and refreshments included?
Yes! We can tailor the day to suit you exactly. Please get in touch with your requirements, we’d love to help.