Take A Picture~It'll Last Longer!

As a designer, there are a few things I always have with me whenever I meet with clients, things I could not live without. None of them are surprising...bet you would guess that I always have my trusty tape measure along &  my paint color paddle. Yawn, yawn. Something that is SO important whenever you are trying to create a feel or look in a space is a visual reference. You know, A PICTURE! And now that most of us have a handy dandy camera on our person almost all the time, this is a tool that is so easy to use, but one that is often overlooked.

It is really hard to exactly remember what a room or piece of furniture looks like. Like a lamp....I wish I could find something that would work with my office lamp. SNAP!

That was so easy! Now I have the lamp in my pocket whenever I want to see it with something I come across in my travels.

Right now I am getting ready to plant some pots that I just moved to a new spot in my garden. I really don't know what I want to put in them, but hey! , if I have a picture with me I will have a much better idea of what I may like in the space while I am in the garden center.

Views from different vantage points will help me to see what may work best for the plantings....

So, next time you are working on a decorating or gardening project, don't forget to grab a few images before you go shopping. You will be amazed at how much help it is to you!