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.
Display your collectibles in clusters or groupings to create a theme. Think big & display them en masse & make a grand statement. A fireplace & mantel is a perfect place to display your family photos, collectibles, ornaments, a tall vase with willow or dramatic fresh flowers, or holiday decorations. (text link to Christmas decorating).
A big ‘thank you’ to Ger and Denise Crean for sharing their story with us. Their home looks fantastic and we wish them many happy years in it. If you have plans …
Home Decorating with Color, Choose the Right Colors for YOU!. Home decorating with color is by far the quickest way you can change a room’s look & feel dramatically, & inexpensively. We talked about color choice in Ideas & Tips & explored the colors you gravitate toward, & considered the color of the clothing you like wearing, amongst other things. You may want to revisit that section briefly now – go here/text link.
Cushions, pillows, throw rugs, floor rugs & decorative accessories – are a great way to add color, style, personality & warmth to your room, your home. The great thing is that you can experiment – buy one item & bring it home & stand back & see if you like it, or live with it for a while. You want it to be pleasing, or make a WOW statement!