House envy: It can strike at any time. Whether during a model-home tour or while perusing an interior-design photo spread, you imagine a perfect family living their best lives in their ultimate home. Every inch tasteful and not one accessory out of place.
Often people want to select their paint color before purchasing furniture. But really your first step ahead of any shopping adventure is to measure not only the size of your room and window placement, but your doorways and stairways or elevator size to ensure that anything you bring into the house or apartment will fit.