20 Tips On New Design Rules For A Beautiful Home From The Great Interior Designer Challenge

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18. Neutral basics on a budget When decorating on a budget think neutral for the big purchases like sofas and floor coverings as they form your blank canvas. Then you can have fun adding colour and design with the accessories, even building up the look over time. Its also easier to ring the changes more often. 19. Size matters Furniture seems to be getting bigger and bigger- large corner sofas and king size beds are all the rage.
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The trend focus this year is on simplicity and subtle metallic shine, with silver pewter, tin and burnished bronzes mixed with frosty green hues. Wood and felt are also in this season, decorate with flowers such as paper whites or tulips for centerpieces on tables, consoles and cabinets or on fireplace mantles. There are many places in the living room that can be decorated to create a complete look. Traditionally people decorate a mantel piece, a stair case, windows and side tables. More Photos View all 50 photos The decorations can also be hung on pendant lights and stand lamps. Choose a nice spot for a Christmas tree so that it was one of the rooms focal points.

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Real Simple: Say you can revamp only one room. How do you keep the rest of the place from looking shabby? Olsen: Fiercely edit the undone rooms.
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