We all have lots of ideas on how we plan to furnish and personalise our homes after renovating or building. There are so many great new products and interesting materials at our disposal in a global marketplace.
We see inspiration everywhere; but how to afford even a few dream items when the mundane (yet obviously very necessary) construction elements of the project absorb so much of the budget that we would much rather spend on beautiful finishing touches that express our own tastes and individuality?
The good news is that with some discipline, you can make your build more cost effective. Here are a few ideas to get you started.