It’s good to consider the role of creativity in your remodelling plans so you get all you can from the creative side of you but keep your plans reasonable and achievable on the budget you have.
The good of all that creativity you have percolating around that wants to come out in your remodelling plans is that the outcome of your renovations of your home will be unique and all yours. After all, what’s the point of spending thousands of dollars on remodelling your kitchen, your living room, your bedroom or your bathrooms only to end up with a house that looks like every other home on the street? No, you are looking to make a statement about who you are creatively. When someone walks into your home and says “Wow” at your interior decorating, they are saying “Wow” about you too. So, your creativity puts your personal stamp on the design of your home remodelling project.
The creation of a remodelling plan for your house calls on the combined strengths of creativity and interior design. And most homeowners may not have the background in how to design a new living room or kitchen to know what is best. Of course, you can get great ideas from magazines, TV and online. But to really channel all that creative input you have, you would do well to spend some time with a professional interior decorator.
These people are often misrepresented in movies or TV as silly or unrealistic. But a skilled interior decorator knows about fashion, about the “nuts and bolts” of what it takes to make a remodelling become a reality and about how to take your creative ideas and make them a reality. In many cases, you can get an hour of time with such a guide for free from businesses that will seek to provide you with the materials and the labour to do the renovations. It’s a worthwhile hour to take advantage of.
On the other side of the picture, creativity must be mixed with common sense. When you are using remodelling software, you can go wild creating the most absurdly creative rooms imaginable. But you would not want to create a room so extravagantly creative that it was impossible to have a family gathering or a meeting of the PTA in that room. You do need a mixture of taste and caution that takes your creative thoughts and turns them into a statement about who you are that is still a delightful interior design that is one you will be proud to show off to anyone.