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  • Writer's pictureKirstin Adolfson

Turn Your Dream Home Into Reality

Do you have design dreams that you just don't know how to turn into reality? Today, we are going to talk about how to turn your long lived dreams into something that you can enjoy in real life.

Take each project one step at a time-

One thing that always sets people back from completing home renovations is the overwhelming thought of the never ending list of projects. Narrow this list down and complete a project or two now, and a project or two later. This will ease the stress of multiple projects, and help you get them done one by one. Remember, getting one project done is better than nothing, and you don’t always have to get them all done at once.

Set a Budget-

The first thing you should do before starting any project is to set a budget. What kind of materials will you need? Who are you going to hire to help you with the project? Budgeting out every aspect of the project will let you know about how much you are going to spend so there are no surprises in the end. It is recommended to leave a little room in your budget for some extra spending in case any unexpected hurdles come up during the process. This will ensure that you will be able to get the project all the way done, even if there are unexpected obstacles along the way.

Set your priorities-

Next, you will want to set up a planning worksheet. This will organize your priorities and help you keep a checklist of items so you can cross them off of your list as you go. This will help you stay organized throughout the whole process and keep you from forgetting any steps. Getting things done in order of priority or importance can also help keep your project running on track and ensure that the things you want to get done the most are for sure going to be completed.


Now that you have a budget and plan set in place, you can start thinking about materials. Before going to the store to buy everything you need, measure first! Nothing is worse than getting all of the materials and then having to load them back into your car and return them because you forgot to measure.

Need help with your next big project? I would be happy to help! Contact me today by Calling Adolfson Interior Design at (651) 468-6208 or email

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