Avoid following the latest ‘hottest’ trends or fads – It’s best to steer clear of predictions about what’s ‘hot’ or the ‘next big trend’, unless you’re OK with finding yourself in the position of having to change your home decorating every year or 2, or as often as you change your wardrobe.
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).
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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.
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 –