Pick the room to work on & then get let’s get started. Take note of & work with your room’s focal point, Sometimes rooms have natural focal points - places where your eyes travel to immediately upon entering a room - a fireplace with mantle, an enormous ceiling high, wall-wide built-in bookcase, or bay window with a window seat or view of the garden, or over a valley, lake, or the sea.
Here’s a vital tip - I highly recommend that you avoid making your TV wide screen & entertainment centre the focal point or it will make your room look like a temple of worship to those items. Unless, of course, it’s a specific purpose built home theatre room.
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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.
You can use these focal points around which to build your home decorating ideas & themes. If your room doesn't have a natural focal point, you can easily create one with a dynamic piece of art or a colorful area rug. More on this later.