U sing an Interior Designer for the planning and
implementation of renovating or refurbishing your
these tradesmen so that we can maintain the high level and
standards of workmanship for you, that is in keeping with
home is suitable for people who simply want to sit back, Camellia Interiors’ reputation. A significant number of our
relax and let someone else take the strain, but also want to ‘team’ have worked on a number of our projects and are
primarily save themselves money! fully in tune with our standards of project management
Fiona Osman from Camellia Interiors looks at the and scheduling. They appreciate the need for high quality,
Getting ideas from magazines is a good way to look
durability of the finished piece of work and that they must
planning stage of using an Interior Designer for your at different styles, but the tricky part is trying to put styles
be accountable once they have agreed to work to the
holiday home and how this will benefit you… together and make them work for you and the style of your
set timescales and estimates. This means you are not left
home, whilst overseeing the whole project yourself. Get it
without running water for two weeks waiting for a plumber
wrong and you’ve wasted money, for example, the builder’s
to come back.
bill doubles because of unforeseen problems and the new
sofa (you’ve paid for and waited eight weeks for delivery) We can buy all materials, recommended furniture and
now doesn’t fit in with the rest of the scheme or even soft furnishing items on your behalf – thus enabling you to
through the front door! take advantage of our trade buying power. We can usually
offer at least a 10% saving on high street prices. We will
By using an Interior Designer throughout the project
ensure all items are purchased in a timely manner and
these problems are ironed out at the planning stage, we can
delivered as dictated by the project schedule.
visualize the overall project and illustrate the effects before
they are actually executed. You set the budget and we will Next month we will look at the project management
tell you what is achievable for that price with a realistic stage and how using an Interior Designer will benefit you.
timescale to match. A ‘quick fix’ solution rarely saves time
or money in the long run. By enlisting the services of an
Interior Designer at the planning stage we can show you
what can happen and when, without rushing head first into
are specialists in
the project and asking questions later. This is the primary refurbishing coastal
reason why designers can save you time and homes in Cornwall.
money. From renovations of a whole house
to one room, or simply creating
Camellia Interiors utilise the services of reliable individual curtains and blinds, we will
manage your needs from conception
tradesmen. We can put together a team of
plasterers, decorators, plumbers, carpenters,
We have the expertise to ensure
electricians, floor & carpet fitters, upholsterers your project is completed on time
and soft furnishings manufacturers, all of whom and on budget.
are fully qualified. Our estimates are based on Call us to disCuss We tailor our services to meet our
your ideas with client’s individual requirements. We
an assessment of competitive rates from these can provide you with as much or as
one of our
sub-contractors, who are carefully selected to little assistance you feel you need.
ensure their delivery of workmanship to our Contact: Camellia Interiors
38 High Street, Falmouth, Cornwall
exacting standards. We then manage these resources and interior designers, Phone: 01326 311193
agreed budgets through to satisfactory project completion. who are on hand Email: email@example.com
to assist in Web: www.camelliainteriors.co.uk
This will minimise any nasty financial surprises at the end.
bringing all of Classic Cottages South-West
We also carry out ongoing assessments of market your plans and quality self-catering holiday homes
Phone: 01326 555555
rates and continuously negotiate the appropriate rates. ideas to life.
We have long term and stable working relationships with