You should be able to take an item – one of your lamps or rugs, for example - & move it into any room in your home & have it easily blend in. If you’re not sure where to start – Keep it simple – Start small if it overwhelms you –
On http://houseandhome.com/tv, see how Colette Soros of Parliament Interiors transformed a small and tired Vancouver home into an open and airy family …
Accentuate your room’s major feature item. A sofa is a major purchase item, & one that you will hopefully, have for some length of time. So, consider your choice carefully. The color you choose should not be ‘too wild’ or extreme, unless you have chosen to go really bold & unusual as part of your decorating theme for your room. Its better if you consider a sofa as part of the canvas of your room, with some leeway of course, that you can accentuate further with colorful cushions, throw rugs & other home accent accessories.
Home Decorating on a Budget. Great for Developing Your Own Style. You can rest assured that money has very little to do with really great Home Decorating. Sure, some helps, but too much money can often end up creating huge, 'over-the-top', monstrous monuments to bad taste.