Rules Of Decorating
You can always go with your gut, but this infographic lays out some basic rules that make it simple. Simple Rules of Thumb for Decorating Your Walls. Kristin Wong.
How you should outfit your bedroom really depends on the room: Is it spacious or small? Does it double as your reading nook or home office? Is there plenty of storage space? While all of these factors affect how you decorate your room, the basic function of the bedroom remains the same for everyone
If you only follow one rule, Lilly Bunn says it should be this: "The only real rule in decorating is to buy things that you love." Before you make a purchase, ask yourself if the item really resonates with your sense of style. If the answer is yes, you'll always have a place for it, regardless of trends. West Elm Abstract Sea Rug $499 $374
Another rule of thumb for decorating a living room is to create balance by choosing scaled pieces. If you want a well-balanced atmosphere, pick pieces differing in size and height that balance each other out.
How to Use Basic Design Principles to Decorate Your Home Follow The Rule of Odd Numbers. You might already be familiar with the rule Find Your Room's Focal Point. A room's focal point is its most emphasized feature. Know Basic Measurement Rules. When it comes to hanging curtains or arranging
Decorating is more than just eye appeal — it's making a room really work for you. Here's how to do it, element by element: The focal point: Sometimes rooms have natural focal points (places the eyes travel to immediately upon entering a room) — a fireplace, a bay window with a view, maybe even a built-in bookcase.