Ideally, colors are best flowing through your home – tones of the same or similar or complementary shades work best. Or graduations in varying intensities of the same color palette throughout your home also work well.
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).
Today I’m doing home decor updates of my bohemian modern farmhouse lol! I will be doing updates along the way as we decorate the house with new furniture …
If you’re not sure yet, go back & revisit Ideas & Tips to help inspire you further to get your plan into action. Have a broad plan of action in mind – Make a list of what you want to change & prioritize it into long-term & short-term projects that you feel comfortable with & fit in with your lifestyle. Work it room by room, in priority order.
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.