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.
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).
Rick visits Surplus Warehouse and shows us all the values they have in cabinets, plumbing and lots more! Then he takes us to Lowes for ladder tips, mold …
If you’re starting from scratch, wall color paint is the quickest way you can establish your canvas, make a statement & get the home decorating ball rolling. If you’re wanting to achieve a makeover or a refresh update, changing the paint color of the rooms in your home is the most impactful & fastest way to change, & bring your room, your home to life - & also the most inexpensive. It’s like buying a fabulous new outfit, or using make up to transform your look.
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.