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                                                                        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

                Designer secrets...
                                                                        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
                                                                                                                                                                   Camellia Interiors
                                                                        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
                                                                                                                                                                   to completion.
                                                                                      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.
                                                                                                                                             imaginative and
                                                                                      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:
                                                                                                                                             to assist in          Web:
                                                                        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

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