February 18, 2022

Tips to Prepare For Your Design Appointments

Categories: Blog, design consultant, designstudio, design studio appointments, tresidio homes

Envision your perfect home… and make it happen! In our beautiful Design Studio, you’ll find rows of carpet and hardwood samples, kitchen and bath tiles, granite and quartz countertops, kitchen and bath cabinets, and much more.

For all of your family dinners, book clubs, and movie nights, visits from friends, and of course, quiet time to yourself, you deserve a space that reflects your personality and style inside and out. At Tresidio Homes, we allow you to choose the features and finishes that suit you best, so your home looks and feels just like you.

Choosing the details of your home while staying within your budget may seem overwhelming, but you can rest assured that Nadza Subasic, our talented Design Consultant, will be with you every step of the way. Getting to know you and your needs, she’ll make this personalized process as easy and stress-free as possible. Take a look at some of the things you can do to make your design appointments with Nadza a breeze:

Write Out Your Must-Haves: When it comes to your dream home, you most likely have a few “must-haves” that are non-negotiable. Whether it’s painted kitchen cabinets, quartz countertops, brushed nickel finishes, hardwood floors, or penny tile, make sure to keep a list of things that you’re absolutely set on. Tresidio Homes offers so many choices to fit every lifestyle. Having a list will save you time while allowing you to really focus on the design elements that you’re not entirely sure about yet.

Browse Our Model Homes: Feel free to browse our model homes on your own schedule. You can drop by Thursday through Monday from 12-6 p.m., or schedule a self-guided U-tour any time you’d like. In our models you’ll find countless design elements and plenty of inspiration. Take note of what you like and what you don’t so that when you get to the Design Center, the selection process will go smoother and faster. 

Stick To Your Timeline: The building process is a complex combination of moving parts. While we try to be as flexible as possible, when it comes to your design appointments, one of the ways you can help yourself (and your team) is to stick to your appointment schedule. Helping Nadza to make your decisions on time will allow the rest of your process to be smooth sailing!

Know Your Budget: If you go into your design appointment with a clear idea of what you’re hoping to spend (and how flexible you can be), you can make the best use of your time and feel confident with all of your choices. As an expert design consultant who works with budgets of all sizes, Nadza will make sure to take you through all of the options that fit within your price range, so you can be sure that you’re not missing out on anything.

Get a Head Start in the Online Design Studio: Before your appointments, we’ll give you access to our Online Design Center for a sneak peek at all the offerings. The online studio has everything we offer in the physical design studio and more, and allows you to save selections to your favorites list for future reference. 

Have Fun: Go into your design appointment expecting to enjoy the process. This part is all about creating the heart and soul of your home, and we want it to be enjoyable from beginning to end. Feel confident in your choices, keep an open mind, and start bringing your dream home to life! Here’s a quick overview of our process to make that happen:

If You’re in the Boise Area…

  • 1st Appointment | Selections Preview Meeting: Final plan review, discuss exterior colors, stone, and the selections process, as well as the Design Studio tour. (~1 hour)
  • 2nd Appointment | Design Appointment #1: Cabinets, shelving, kitchen, great room, & primary bathroom. We will finalize exterior colors, stone, windows, and exterior doors in this meeting. Your selections can then be submitted to the community for approval in time to start your home. (~3 hours)
  • 3rd Appointment | Design Appointment #2: Secondary bathrooms, laundry room, lighting, interior finishes, and electrical, along with the finalization of selections paperwork and layouts. (~3 hours) You will finalize all your selections in person at the 2nd Design Appointment.

If You’re Out of Town…

For buyers who are out of state, we will schedule your appointment in a 2-day time frame. We will go through the same 3 appointments mentioned above in a more condensed timeline.

Not only will Nadza assist you, but she will be a valuable resource of information about design trends, materials, products, and prices for your personal needs and budget. And with a little bit of preparation, you can expect this experience to be a painless one.

From all of us at Tresidio Homes, happy designing!