Barbara Tabak
Interior Designer/Window Treatment Specialist
(717) 541-1659
PA Contractor # 006063
barbara.tabak@decoratingden.com
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What to Expect when You Work with Me

Decorating Den Interiors is a full service interior decorating firm.  I have access to well over 100 top quality manufacturers of home furnishings.  Our extensive selection includes furniture, window treatments, shades and blinds, wall coverings, rugs, carpeting, lighting, bedding and accessories. 

Unlike most designers, I typically do not charge design fees or hourly fees.   I am paid for my expertise by earning a reasonable profit on the home interior products you approve and purchase from me.  All of your complimentary design consultations are held in the most convenient showroom in the world—your home or office.   At your initial consultation you’ll have the opportunity to share with me your vision for your home, tell me about your likes, dislikes, hobbies, interests, and family because your story is my inspiration for creating a space that fits your dreams, personality and goals.  In addition, you’ll have the opportunity to share your financial plan for your project, or if you haven’t established a plan, or are not sure what it will cost, I will help you establish a budget based on the quality and style of the furnishings you’re planning on purchasing.  This is also your chance to get a sense of my approach in creating a decorating plan for your home.  I’ll take measurements, digital photos and gather anything else I’ll need to coordinate your decorating plan.

On our second appointment I will bring fabric samples, design drawings, wallpaper and/or paint swatches, and other items needed to help you visualize your personalized design. Most of my clients are thrilled with their customized design plan, and a few want to make alterations. I’m more than happy to make any changes—after all, I want YOUR home to reflect YOU.  Once you approve your plan, you set the pace for ordering your furnishings.  You may want an all-at-once total makeover or you may prefer a phased approach to implementing the design plan—it’s up to you.  

All details of your project are important, and no more so than installation day. I will be on hand to supervise the delivery and/or installation of your items. You will never be left with a delivery person who simply delivers your furnishings, leaving you wondering where everything is supposed to go. I’ll oversee installations, steam window treatments, arrange furniture, hang pictures, make your bed, and arrange rugs and accessories as needed. There’s no need for you to lift a finger, just sit back and enjoy your new surroundings!

If you’re looking for a decorator who is easy to work with, keeps your budget in mind, designs around your lifestyle, listens to you, and strives to make your decorating experience fun, friendly and stress-free, call me at 717-541-1659 to schedule your complimentary consultation.