(READ ME) Welcome! ๐Ÿ‘‹

Weโ€™re so happy to have you in our stylish, well-designed corner of the internet. Take a seat โ€” we hope you stay a while. :couch_and_lamp:

Our free community forum will allow you to connect with design lovers worldwide while bonding over a shared passion for all things interior design, decorating, and home-related. Whether youโ€™ve been a member from the start or just finding your way here, we hold space for everyone and are thrilled to have you here!

Before you dive into the fun stuff, we ask that you please review this Welcome Guide and read through our Community Guidelines, which were created to ensure a welcoming experience and help you make the most of your time here.

Once youโ€™re ready, here are some things you can do to get started:

:notebook: Familiarize yourself with the categories, or discussion topics, in our forum. Each category will have a post pinned to explain the purpose of the category and the type of discussions that happen there.

:wavy_dash: Get to know the community by browsing discussions that are already happening here. When you find a post that tickles your fancy, use the :heart: to react and show your appreciation or support!

:handshake: Contribute by commenting, sharing your own perspective, asking questions, or offering feedback in the discussion. Before replying or starting new topics, please review the Community Guidelines. This will help us keep our community in tip-top shape (you deserve nothing less).

:thought_balloon: Feel like going the extra mile? Introduce yourself in Friends & Community to find other design lovers to connect with. You might just find your next best friend, or at the very least, a cool connection.

If you have any questions or need help using the Spoak platform, please reach out to zoe@spoak.com or visit our Help Hub.

Happy Spoaking!