Category «Decorating 101 – Tips»

Colorful Wall Tips

Choosing paint for your home is now easier than ever. Most people shy away from using color on their walls fearing that they will go to all that work only to find they don’t like the color. But actually color in the form of paint is one of the least expensive decor treatments to try …

Don’t Be A Holiday Decorator!

If it is at all possible, try not to be a “holiday decorator.” Most specifically the winter holidays of Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and New Years. The other holidays such as Presidents Day, July 4th can be excellent times to decorate because the stores have great sales. But everyone and their aunt wants new decor for …

Decorating Project Checklist

What kinds of furnishings do you need to consider and include in your personal Project Book? Well it depends upon your decorating project and what appeals to you. Here is a check list to use as a guide to be sure you don’t leave anything out of your master plan. Name of Room   ___________________________________ For …

Decorating – Photo Tips

We all love “before and after” photos. They give us a much needed perspective on our progress whether it is our latest diet or our home decorating project. I highly recommend at the start of your decorating project that you make a photo journal of your room(s). In fact as you develop your new style …

Design Like a Pro

If you want to decorate like a pro you will need to organize your project. Start by taking a big, deep breath and relaxing. This is a process, not a quick fix and every step is an adventure. There really are no hard and fast rules to follow, and perfection is a trap so toss …