Have a go at DIY projects as long as they’re safe. If it doesn’t work out, get a professional to help you.
If you’re looking to create midcentury style, hairpin legs are great – you can just screw them into any piece of furniture to revamp it.
Research online for help with building furniture. Pinterest is great for ideas. We came across lots of inspiring projects.
Keep to your plan: people will comment, but not everyone is going to like the same style as you. Don’t let negative comments get in the way – it’s your vision.
Be aware there will be jobs you don’t like and that might take a long time to complete. We both got fed up with the paint and paper stripping, but we slotted more achievable projects in between and that kept us focused.