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.
As a newcomer to Canada, you can save a good amount of money while shopping for basic items – clothes, shoes, household stuff, books, toys, carpets, bags …
Be careful using colors that are too dark, or too strong – you should tread carefully with dark browns, dark reds & dark greens – they can overpower a room & make it seem daunting, uncomfortable, unrelaxing & even claustrophobic.
Your home, your room should be a shrine to you & who you are, rather than to the TV wide screen, remote control caddy, DVDs, or the stereo system & CDs. More on this later. How to make the quickest & greatest change to your room, your home