Create an ‘atmosphere’ – Lighting is a fabulous mood creator. Create a focus with a lamp in a corner, or particular spot for accent. Light scented candles, listen to music you love, use soaps that are creamy, luxurious, lathery & smell great. Go for the multi sensory approach.
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Don’t feel you have to follow perfect symmetry all of the time – a huge bookcase along an entire wall doesn’t have to mean books all upright in a row like little soldiers, or like a traditional bookshop, library or dad’s study or den.
Start with your ‘big picture’ vision, Decide on your overall style or theme. Create a vision in your mind of your home in its total overview sense, as you would like to see it be & feel like.