Here are some guideline pointers – decide which you feel most comfortable following. If you’re just starting out, you may want to work with just one paint color on the walls throughout your home. You can always build on that later. Better to take it gradually, than to feel that you’ve overstepped the mark & don’t like it, can’t live with it, & have to redo it.
Or, if you feel drawn to start with another room, perhaps your sun room or child’s room, then follow your instincts & preference. It’s important that you don’t feel overwhelmed. Start small if you feel more comfortable. Feeling overwhelmed will most likely block you & you won’t move forward.
Last weekend I had the pleasure of working with a very open minded client who was down for anything that would improve his space. Enjoy the watch.
Fireplaces are a fabulous focus for a room & an attractive architectural feature – They add a cozy homey touch with warmth & personality to your room & your home. So if you have a fabulous grand fireplace, make it the focus & anchor of your room around which you arrange other things.
It’s a great idea to start with the room you use the most & spend most of your time in. This is usually the Family room or Lounge room. Or it may be another favorite room for you, a study perhaps, or a master bedroom or bathroom.