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My Top 10 Decorating Tips

We all have our favorite go-to decorating principles. Here are some of our favorites:

1). Use as much color as you want. ┬áBe brave; it’s not permanent and it’s inexpensive to change!
2). Layer fabrics and textures to create sophistication and warmth.
Layered Bedding

Photo via Heatherly Design.

3). Don’t forget there are five walls.

4). Think of accessories as the perfect pair of shoes to go with your favorite outfit.

Bookcase accessories

Photo from Lonny Mag via Haus and Home.

5). Bigger IS better when it comes to accessories.
6). Your first instinct is usually right.
7). The best designs come from taking a risk.

8). Mix old and new.

Modern Vintage

Photo via Emily Chalmers.

9). Don’t be afraid to combine styles.

Eclectic Dining Room

Photo via Houzz.

10) Be unique, but skip the “themes” unless you are working for the Rainforest Cafe!

eclectic bedroom

Photo via Houzz via Decorate: 1,000 Design Ideas for Every Room in Your Home by Holly Becker and Joanna Copestick.

What are your top decorating tips that you are willing to share?