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Custom Home
Interior Design

Package Pricing

Let’s Make Your Custom Home Dreams Come True

 

You probably started off feeling pretty confident about what you like and thought you could pull it all together without an interior designer.

Now, you are beginning to see all that is involved. So many interlocking parts! This is going to cost a chunk of change and you want to make sure you are on the right path with a plan in place.

Wouldn’t it be great to work with someone creative that can take your project to the next level? Someone with a wealth of design experience — a good listener who can bounce ideas off of — who can make your vision come to life?

If the answer to the above is “Yes!”, then I am here to help!

I am here to help you create a home that is uniquely yours. I will help you think outside of the box and with small changes we will create something beyond the standard builder home design.

I am not just here for the pretty stuff. I am the person who will help you communicate your design desires to your project manager.

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Out of the entire building process, from start to finish, my absolute favorite part was working with Claudia. She is worth every penny and helped save us so much money, time, headache and stress! 

- A. Jones

Designing a custom home can be enjoyable and stress free!

You might still be on the fence about spending money on an interior designer.

Building a custom home for most people is a once in a lifetime experience, let’s do it right! I have seen first-hand what can happen when an interior designer isn’t involved. Things like odd tile combinations, strange placement of windows, trim details that don’t line up. It is sad to see a home that looks OK but could have been great with more planning. The sad thing is, the total cost of fixing mistakes almost always ends up being more than the price of what would have been spent on my services in the first place. Please don’t count on your subcontractors to help you make design decisions. 

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Claudia took the time to meet with us on at least a dozen occasions at the job site and at various vendors to discuss the build and how the choice of materials and colors would ultimately look in the house.  Claudia saved us a ton of time by pulling everything together in an easy to assimilate format.  Claudia is also very responsive and gives you her undivided attention. Quite honestly, we felt like we were her only clients throughout the process, even though we knew we weren’t. 

- R. L. Ingram, Jr.

Pricing

For Custom Homes, I work with a package system. This is how I can offer you the most value, rather than tracking individual hours. If you need some services but not others, send me an email and I will create a custom priced package for you.

Silver Package

This package takes place during the architectural drawing phase. I will work with you and the architect or builder to make sure the house plans have the design elements you want.

Initial Consultation ~ We plan to chat on the phone about your new house.  Before this meeting, I will send you a design questionnaire to find out about your needs and goals for the look and feel of your new home.

Design Concept ~ I will pull together your ideas for the house and your inspiration photos to develop an overall “look” for your home. This is perfect to get you off on the right foot – it does not include specific selections of products and materials – for expanded service that includes interior design selections, please see package 3.

Floor Plan Design Collaboration with Architect / Builder  ~  I will work with you and the architect to develop an ideal plan that is functional but also incorporates design details that you want.  I will use my years of space planning experience and design creativity to develop an ideal floor plan.   I will point out elements you might not be aware of by sketching elevations, checking measurements, looking at windows sizes and locations, door swings and sizes, header heights, etc. We will talk about certain furniture you hope to buy or bring with you and make sure that these pieces fit. Planning for furniture is a step often overlooked but very important. We will tweak the plan to make it perfect for how you live and how you want it to look.

 

Package Price:  $1650.00

Gold Package

Initial Consultation ~ We will meet on the phone or in person to chat about your new house. Before this meeting, I will send you a design questionnaire to find out about your goals for the  look and feel of your new home.

Design Concept ~ We will share inspiration photos using Houzz, Pinterest, design magazines, etc. to create the overall “look” for your home. I will help you sift through all the options to create a cohesive look based on function, beauty and budget.

Floor Plan Collaboration with Architect / Builder  ~  I will work with you and the architect to develop an ideal plan that is functional but also incorporates design details that you want. I will use my years of space planning experience and design creativity to develop an ideal floor plan. I will point out elements you might not be aware of by sketching elevations, checking measurements, looking at windows sizes and locations, door swings and sizes, header heights, etc. We will talk about certain furniture you hope to buy or bring with you and make sure that these pieces fit. Planning for furniture is a step often overlooked but very important. We will tweak the plan to make it perfect for how you live and how you want it to look.

Moodboards and Design Sketches ~ These are how we bring the design to life! By using sketches and mood boards, I will help you visualize what your floor plan actually looks like. Using Moodboards and Sketches, we will help us communicate design details to the contractor, eliminating confusion and saving time and money.

Kitchen Design Concept and Mood Board~ We will work together to come up with your dream kitchen look and how everything will work together: cabinet finish/color, island finish/color, counters, backsplash, etc. so you have an idea in place before you meet with Kitchen Cabinet designer. Note: this is especially important if you are working with an “open” floor plan. We want everything to visually flow together nicely! Note: This package does not include specific selections of products and materials – for expanded service that includes interior design selections, please see package 3.

Design Project Details ~ Design of one special area in your home (for example: fireplace wall, bookcase wall, master bathroom detail, etc.) Note: Intensive designs could be an additional fee. We will decide these design details before interior framing to avoid extra framing charges.

 

Package Price:  $3500.00

Platinum Package

Initial Consultation ~ We will meet on the phone or in person to chat about your new house. Before this meeting, I will send you a design questionnaire to find out about your goals for the look and feel of your new home.

Design Concept ~ We will share inspiration photos using Houzz, Pinterest, design magazines, etc. to create the overall “look” for your home. I will help you sift through all the options to create a cohesive look based on function, beauty and budget.

Floor Plan Design Collaboration with Architect / Builder  ~  I will work with you and the architect to develop an ideal plan that is functional but also incorporates design details that you want. I will use my years of space planning experience and design creativity to develop an ideal floor plan. I will point out elements you might not be aware of by sketching elevations, checking measurements, looking at windows sizes and locations, door swings and sizes, header heights, etc. We will talk about certain furniture you hope to buy or bring with you and make sure that these pieces fit. Planning for furniture is a step often overlooked but very important. We will tweak the plan to make it perfect for how you live and how you want it to look.

Pinterest Communication and Link ~ Link to my Pinterest page for personalized design suggestions that are within your budget. This is a place where you can save photos/links of anything on the web and we can discuss design options.

Moodboards and Design Sketches ~ These are how we bring the design to life! By using sketches and mood boards, I will help you visualize what your floor plan actually looks like. Moodboards and Sketches also help us to communicate details to the contractor, eliminating confusion and saving time and money.

Kitchen Design Concept ~ We will work together to come up with your dream kitchen look and how everything will work together: layout, function, cabinet finish/color, faucet finish, counters, backsplash, etc. so we have your ideas in place before we meet with Kitchen Cabinet designer to work up the first quote. Kitchen design process is involved and there will likely be multiple revisions to design and the quote. I will review kitchen cabinet drawings and quotes with you and attend the initial meeting to help communicate your ideas to the kitchen designer. A beautiful and functional kitchen does not happen without lots of design planning, idea photos, sketches and mood boards!

Master Bathroom Design Concept ~ We will work together to design a beautiful master bathroom: cabinets, counters, flooring, shower and tub design, mirror details, light and plumbing fixtures. I will attend initial cabinet meeting with you to work with cabinet designer. This particular room can be very detailed with trim and tile heights and different finishes. Design sketches, idea photos and mood boards will be needed to develop concept.

Secondary Bath and Powder Room Concepts ~ We will work together to design a beautiful hall bath and new powder room: cabinets, counters, flooring, shower/tub design, fixtures.

Lighting Fixture Selections ~  The jewelry of the house! I will help you find the perfect fixtures to complete your rooms! I will help you get organized for our on-site meeting with the electrician – I attend this meeting with you and determine height and placement information for key light fixtures. (Usually a 2-4 hour meeting)

Plumbing Fixture Selections ~  I will help you select plumbing fixtures for the entire house.

Paint Color Selections ~ I will help you narrow down hundreds of options and select your perfect colors! Package includes up to 3 custom paint boards. Paint can make or break a room!

Communication ~ Progress, Scheduling, Emails/Phone Calls ~ I am available via phone and email –Monday through Friday 8:30-5:00pm (weekends for emergencies) – to help you sort through all the options and make decisions on time and within budget. This includes communication with your Project Manager and vendors while you are at work, this part of the package is a huge stress reliever.

Site Visits ~ This package includes up to 6 site visits for meeting with you and the contractors. Site visits would typically be the following:

~ We will have a sit-down meeting to go over your design photos and ideas and hope for the project. (Of course, this will be an evolving process and many more virtual conversations via email and Pinterest will take place and these are already included in this package.)

~Initial meeting with contractor and architect to walk through space and discuss details of design.

~Meeting to go over cabinet placements and trim, mirror, etc. details with contractor and/or client.

~Progress site meeting with contractor and/or client as drywall and subs are doing rough-ins.

~Meeting with Electrician for placements of lights, outlets, dimmers, etc.

~Meeting for Paint Color Selections- I will help you choose up to 3 perfect colors.

AND:

Showroom Visits ~

~Cabinet Showroom of your choice – I will attend up to two meetings with you for Kitchen, Hall Bath, Powder Room and Master Bathroom cabinet quotes. This includes helping you review the quotes afterward via email.

~Granite/Stone Showroom: I will go with you to select stone for counters in kitchen and master bathroom, Hall Bath and Powder Room. This package includes up to two “stone showroom” visits.

~Hardwood: I will help select the stain color for any refinished wood floors and new wood floors. This package includes one visit to hardwood floor showroom of your choice.

~Tile: I will go with you to a tile showroom to choose tile for kitchen, hall bath, master bath and powder room. I recommend choosing tile from a showroom rather than Lowe’s or Home Depot since the quality and color is more consistent.

~Interior Hardware: I will help you finalize your selections for finishes for interior hardware: cabinet and interior doorknobs, towels bars, closet shelving, glass shower doors, etc. This would typically be a meeting at Hardware Showroom of builder’s recommendation.

Note: Additional Site and Showroom visits available at hourly rate of $50.00 plus $25.00 for travel.

 

Package Price:  $5500.00

Note: All prices listed above are for houses that are 3000 sq ft or less. If you have a larger home, I can create a custom package for you.

There is no doubt about it, the best results are when we work together on the project as a whole. I have heard many times from clients, “I wish I had called you sooner.” or “I wish I had talked to you before I made that decision.”

What are the next steps?

Step One

We schedule a complimentary 30-minute phone call to discuss your new custom home, time frame for build, etc. and if you are ready, schedule a time for our first meeting.

Step Two

After our phone chat, I will send you a Design Questionnaire to fill out that also has space to upload a pdf of your builder plans – if available. We will also connect on Pinterest so I can see what you like.

Step Three

Before the visit, I will send you an invoice for our first meeting that can be paid with credit card or check.

Step Four

We have our initial meeting (one hour), probably at a local coffee shop. During this meeting we can discuss the architectural plans and ideas for your home, how my process works and which Custom Home Package is the best fit for you.

Please Note: The initial meeting is a flat fee that varies: $150-$300 – depending on the scope of the project and square footage and can be applied towards the purchase of a Custom Home Package.

Then What?

If you decide you would to bring me on board for your custom home project, I will send you an Agreement to sign and an invoice to purchase your Custom Home Package. Then the design process for your new custom home begins! Exciting!

Have Questions?

I am happy to answer them 🙂

Send me an email and let’s talk!

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