With just a few simple ideas, you can make your house
more pleasant and more attractive.
DON’T buy white furniture or
décor if you have young
children or if you have indoor
pets. Even though white
looks classy and timeless,
it’s an absolute nightmare to
clean and maintain.
DO use lighting - lamps
are a great way to
create a relaxing
DO use candles for soft lighting -
You always want to set the
scene when it comes to having a
space that feels glam.
DON’T forget about
seating – everyone loves
open spaces and
spacious rooms, but each
space, especially the
living room area, should
have enough seating.
DO mix it up with your furniture in the space.
If you already have a matching set, you should try
switching out a piece or two with a set in another room.
Instead, DO take advantage of your bookshelf space by
placing some memorabilia or photos on the shelves to create
a personalised focal point that will interest your guests.
DO use dramatic colour in a small
space. Using bright or patterned
colours in a big space in which you
will be spending a lot of time
might make the space feel top
heavy. So add dramatic colour to
small spaces in the house, like the
pantry, hallway, or guest
Whether you want to start making some
changes to your home, or you would like to
know more about the industry and its current
trends, you should start by reading and
learning more about interior decorating.
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