Home Interior Design: Track Your Decorating Expenditures

Before starting a decorating project, you should establish a home interior design budget. Print and use the Home Interior Design- Budget Worksheet below to identify and track expenditures.

Project Title: _________________________________________

Category                  Budget Amount       Actual Amount

Furniture

  • bedroom           $_______________  $_______________
  • living room        $_______________  $_______________
  • kitchen             $_______________  $_______________
  • bathroom          $_______________  $_______________
  • family room       $_______________   $_______________
  • dining room       $_______________   $_______________
  • other               $_______________  $_______________
Sub-total                 $_______________  $_______________

Services

  • electrical         $_______________  $_______________
  • carpentry         $_______________  $_______________
  • painter            $_______________  $_______________
  • paper hanger    $_______________  $_______________
  • floor layer        $_______________  $_______________
  • other              $_______________  $_______________
Sub-total                $_______________  $_______________

Windows

  • draperies        $_______________   $_______________
  • valances        $_______________  $_______________
  • blinds            $_______________  $_______________
  • other             $_______________  $_______________
Sub-total               $_______________  $_______________

Walls

  • paint             $_______________  $_______________
  • artwork         $_______________  $_______________
  • wallpaper       $_______________  $_______________
  • other            $_______________  $_______________
Sub-total               $_______________  $_______________

Floors

  • area rugs        $_______________  $_______________
  • tile                $_______________  $_______________
  • hardwood       $_______________  $_______________
  • carpeting       $_______________  $_______________
  • other             $_______________  $_______________
Sub-total               $_______________  $_______________

Accessories

  • linens             $_______________  $_______________
  • display items   $_______________  $_______________
  • other             $_______________  $_______________
Sub-total               $_______________  $_______________

Lighting

  • table lamps     $_______________  $_______________
  • floor lamps      $_______________  $_______________
  • chandeliers     $_______________  $_______________
  • ceiling lighting  $_______________  $_______________
  • other             $_______________  $_______________
Sub-total               $_______________  $_______________

Supplies

  • tools             $_______________  $_______________
  • paint brushes  $_______________  $_______________
  • other             $_______________  $_______________
Sub-total               $_______________  $_______________

Total                    $_______________  $_______________

+Contingency(10%) $_______________

Grand Total           $_______________  $_______________



I hope this home interior design budget worksheet will be helpful to you.

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