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Unveil the Secret to Loving Your Home

🏡 Unveil the Secret to Loving Your Home

Are you ready to embark on a home improvement project?


Whether you're considering a major renovation or a simple DIY makeover, there's an important statistic you should be aware of: Regardless of whether you choose to tackle the project yourself or hire a professional designer, there's a 50% chance you will not like the outcome.


📊 The Startling Statistics

How can we justify this claim? Let's delve into the data and uncover the truth about home improvement projects.


A recent survey of 1,013 U.S.A. homeowners [1] revealed that 39% of them were unsatisfied with the final look of their DIY renovations.


In other words, almost 40% of homeowners were left feeling like something just wasn't quite right with their newly upgraded spaces. 😔


🤯 Unearthing the Root Causes

This research corroborates a local survey conducted in New Zealand [2], which found that 42.3% of homeowners who either DIY'd or engaged with a professional designer were unsatisfied with the finished results.


The most common sentiment expressed was, “There is something just not quite right with the overall look and feel,” followed by, “I wish I had spent more time learning what my design and colour preferences were before starting the project.” 😫


💡 Not Just About Workmanship

It's worth noting that these figures are not necessarily tied to the quality of workmanship.


Most respondents were satisfied with the standard of work done by themselves or their chosen tradies and designers. Their dissatisfaction primarily revolved around the overall look and feel of the space gave them over a number of dimensions. 🛠️


😞 The Bad News

Here's another startling fact: On average, these homeowners spent anywhere from NZ$10,000 to NZ$50,000 on materials and furnishings for their projects.


Yes, the money was spent, regardless of their level of satisfaction, underlining the significant financial investment involved in home improvements. Therefore, make sure you join the 24.6% who love the finished look and feel, AND, don't incur humiliating rework that wastes up to 29.6% of your budget. 💸



🚀 The Solution Is Here

These findings highlight a glaring issue: A considerable number of homeowners, both in the U.S.A. and New Zealand, are left dissatisfied with the aesthetics of their revamped spaces. The statistics remain consistent regardless of whether homeowners chose to undertake the project themselves or sought professional assistance.


💪 The Creating Design Clarity Toolbox®

Do you really want to take a gamble with these odds when it comes to your dream home?


The good news is that there's a simple, cost-effective solution available. After 35+ years as an architect, and interior designer, and building numerous houses for my family, plus a deep dive into these statistics and extensive self-reflection along the way, a unique process was developed – the ‘Creating Design Clarity Toolbox®'. This toolbox equips you with the tools you need to embark on your home improvement journey with confidence.


📦 What's Inside the Toolbox?

For a fraction of the cost of a typical makeover, you enrol in Creating Design Clarity's Your Unique Home Design Personality course.


Once you are enrolled, you will receive a comprehensive suite of easy-to-follow instructions, videos, and fun-to-do exercises accessible wherever you are in the world. Along with an online community – including past students – now, Fearless Happy Homemakers you are 100% supported.   


From there, you can embark on the journey of documenting your unique home design personality in the comfort and privacy of your own home. If you live with others, you're encouraged to complete this process together (2 for 1 deal) – it's not only fun but also far easier than the heavy lifting often involved in renovations. 🧰


💎 The Power of Clarity

The process of unlocking your unique design personality will leave you feeling crystal clear and confident in your design decisions.


You'll uncover secrets that even some designers may not be aware of or might skip over too quickly as they dive into the creative aspects of their work. This clarity is the key to ensuring your finished space truly reflects you. 💡


💰 A Smart Investment

The savings achieved through this approach are nothing short of astounding. Consider what you could do with the extra money saved by avoiding costly and frustrating rework that plagues 30% of all renovation jobs. 💰


🌈 Your Design Samurai Sword

The outcome of this process is a design brief that's like a samurai sword – sharp and precise. It allows you to cut through fleeting design trends, ensuring that your choices are something you love, bringing you joy well after trends have come and gone.


Hand this design brief to a colour consultant or professional designer, and you provide them with the foundation they need to create a space that resonates with you. 🎨


✅ Stack the Odds in Your Favor

So, regardless of whether you decide to go the DIY route or hire professional designers, there's a way to stack the odds in your favour.


The Creating Design Clarity solution empowers you to make design decisions with confidence, ensuring that you will indeed like the outcome of your home improvement project.


Say goodbye to uncertainty and hello to a space that genuinely harmonizes with you. Your dream home or rental space is within reach, and you can achieve it with ease and clarity starting now. ✨🏡





[1] USA-based home improvement and DIY explored survey.

[2New Zealand-based survey of homemakers who DIY or used a design professional