Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Decorating Secrets

I was reading a House Beautiful article titled, "20 Decorating Secrets." I thought it was a good article and reiterated several tips that I have heard many times before. I wanted to share some of my favorite tips:


Pile on the pillows. Mix different colors, contrasting patters, and texture. One pair looks skimpy.

via House Beautiful
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Buy a bigger bed. Try a high bed and a tall headboard; your room will appear larger. Small-scale furniture makes a small bedrooms look smaller.

via Caitlin Wilson Design
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Kick you traditional coffee table to the curb. Try something other than a "normal" coffee table to add interest and versatility to your space. The most versatile coffee table is an ottoman with a tray.

via Adore Home
via Elle Decor
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Gold is gorgeous. Gold is definitely back and can really warm up a space.

via Elle Decor
via Jeneration Interiors
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Switch up your seating. Mix up your seating at the dining table and don't buy all matching chairs.

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via Pawleys Island Posh
via Simplified Bee
You can read the whole article here. These are just some of my favorite tips; a few that I hope to incorporate this year in our home.