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Decoration is the art of preparing and setting the stage in an organized manner for a given occasion. It is project the kind of image the celebrants or organizers have in mind,
Decoration involves so many activities from beautification of events halls to furnishings of offices and homes and can be subdivided into-
Decoration is very important in a modern world where people value appreciations and acknowledgements of beauty, colours, paintings, designs, furnishings etc.
Decoration also add value to our assets such as buildings, cars
Offices as it constitute another investment on our assets.
Decoration makes our homes and offices very attractive.
Decoration make our homes and offices to have the desired feelings and atmosphere e,g formal, informal, relax, cool, etc.
The business of decoration involves the identification, gathering
Or purchase of decorative materials to apply as directed by the clients and hiring of some other materials for use at events, and other social engagements.
Some of these materials are balloons, flowers, ribbons, chairs, tables, lightings and home and office furniture, home and office equipment, blinds, Paintings, Floor tiles etc.
The ( 4 ) divisions of decoration have the capacity to employ thousands of people and create further multiplier effects in other value chains such as related services e.g. Painters, Rental
Services, balloon traders, equipment dealers, transporters, etc.
It increases the collateral value of our assets such as home and offices.
These are what you need to start and excel in decoration business-
You need a very strong feelings and interest to make it in decoration business, your passion drive the business.
If you love furnishings, paintings, artwork, colours, and mingling with people, you are in the right business.
You also need to add hard work to your passionate interest in the business, it is a business that demands your attention from morning till evening and the preparations could take days as well.
You need training in events planning and decoration to enable
You do well in the business.
You need a very detailed and careful planning to excel in decoration business as service failures are costly.
You need the right knowledge to do well in decoration business
e.g. .the place to buy materials, colours combination, space management, decorating styles, lightings etc.
Make sure you deliver according to the contract agreements between you and your clients.
In the service industry, there is always the need to treat some customers especially as people have unique tastes, feelings, etc.
It is a good business sense to accommodate a large group of clients by catering to their individual needs and requests.
You need capital to do your clients jobs and if you are facing financial challenges, you have to be creative about financing.
Try and get advance from your clients by reducing your price tags or you can get the materials on credit etc.
The cost of decorations may range between N350, 000t and above depending on what your clients wants.
There is no business without challenges and to move ahead, we must resolve emerging challenges such as shortage of materials, transportation, damages, disappointments etc.
Decoration business go through some steps and processes to become the output of hanging balloons, bouquet of flowers, colours, arrangements, settings, and finesse that are visible at homes, offices and public events.
The behind the screen activities of decorations are-
1. Know where rental services are available, their charges, capability, and delivery logistics.
2. Negotiate for discounts and other unseen deliverables that make your output memorable.
3. Advertise your service by visiting places that harbor high population of people such as Churches, Mosques, Registry and offices, homes in your neighborhoods to tell them about your services.
4. Know where the materials used in decoration are being sold and the dealers themselves.
5. Plan your decorating schedules
6. Execute according to plan, time and tastes of your clients.
7. Be aware of the budget available for the projects.
8. Visit events centers regularly and contact them for business.
There are applicable styles and guides in decorating proper,you can apply the styles or guides to a small or big place, offices, or homes.
These styles bring out the uniqueness in your homes and offices
It gives you the desired serene images or otherwise of your space.
There are CASUAL and FORMAL styles or types of decorations with their distinct, separate elements-
In casual decorating styles, the following distinctive features are identified-
-Its fabrics and accessories have simple textured
-Restful horizontal lines on upholstery cool surfaces
-Details are simple and elements are rectangular or softly curved.
-It is a comfortable and relaxed moods style.

The distinguishing features of formal styles or types of decorating are-
-Symmetry of windows, furniture, artwork, and flooring -Its elements are arranged in exact pairs on a straight axis
-Its interior has a central focal point that attract the eyes
-Its homes is adorned with high ceilings, large tall windows and other architectural design such as a fire place mantle or fine paneled walls.
-Its furniture and accessories are antique or fine reproduction.
It should be noted that formal style interior are design to capture the attention and envy of others ,its elements are favored with much polish, glistening giant mirrors, sensual fabrics and sparkling ,crystal hangings.
Decorations are further identified as being contemporary/ Traditional.
The distinctive features of today’s contemporary decorations are-
1. They are comfortable and inviting
2. They are simple, texture, with clean lines and subtle sophistication.
3. Their interior showcase space and not items.
4. Each item comes out as unique and distinct.
5. Its furniture is smooth, clean, and in geometric shapes.
6 Its floors should be bare and smooth in wood, tile or vinyl.
7. Its fabrics are natural in wool, cotton, linen, silk, with additional textural appeal.

Traditional style decorations are comforting, classic, calm, orderly and predictable.
Its other distinctive features are –
1. It is casual
2. It is functional, cool and unfussy
3. It combines vertical with restful horizontal lines.
4. Its fabrics are calm and cool
5. Its colours are a mix of bright and deeper applications on
walls and upholstery.
6. Furniture in traditional decorations is also arrange on a
Straight axis within the room.
7. Its interior is trim and molding that is painted glossy.
8. Dinning section in a traditional home is separated with
In-built corner cabinets, rectangular dining table marched with a large area rug on a hardwood floor.

Thanks for finding time out of your tight time challenges to read this piece on decoration businesses and their accompanied opportunities.
Thank You and God bless
Taiye Alabi
08082619232, 08184932156,
Kindly contact the person below for a comprehensive research, logistics and finders service .



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