Family Traditions Home Decor And Furnishings


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Feature & display your collectibles with style & pride. Your favorite things & sentimental mementos tell the story of who you are. It’s about your life’s cache. It gives your home its personality, its style, its soul.


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You have your walls painted, you’ve chosen or already have your sofas & armchairs, you’ve worked out your color scheme. Now you’re ready to take the next exciting steps. Against your basic color canvas, you would have already put some thought to the way you would carry your colors through your rooms, your home – either graduations of your key colors, or complementary, or contrasting. Play with colors & fabrics you would like to make a statement with in your home accents & accessories.

For dramatic impact, you can experiment with one wall as a ‘feature wall’ & make a theatrical, spectacular statement! This way you can also see whether you like & feel comfortable with incorporating a bit of dramatic ‘look at me’ impact into a room, & how you feel about the intensity of the color. Its better to start with a lighter version of the color – you can always darken the intensity. That’s easier than the other way around.

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