Most importantly, the more your home decorating reflects who you are & the things you love, the longer you will be happy with it for an extended period of time, & the longer it will last. Remember that the more understated & elegant the interior the longer it will stand the test of time & last.
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.
Home improvement & lifestyle expert, Kathryn Emery, takes us through hot finds inside the National Hardware Show.
Another great way to start your home decorating project is to clear the way with de-cluttering, clearing out & getting organized – if you would like some pointers to help you with this - visit this section of my website.
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.