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5 Interior Design Tips from the Experts

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December 19, 2019


5 min

For any homeowner, it isn’t uncommon to feel like the home needs updated every so often. For many people, the main factor that stops them from updating their room is the cost. Between paying for the upgraded furniture and overall look of the space, on top of hiring a professional interior designer to help out, updating your living space can add up. In this article, you will find a list of top tips from interior designers, without the interior designer price tag. Read below.

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The Top Interior Design Tips

1. Declutter

Go through each room and remove any items that look too worn or are no longer needed. It is easy to let a home get too cluttered or overrun with personal belongings. But, in order to make your space more organized, it is essential to declutter it.

2. Choose Your Color Pallet

Picking the color for your walls is a big deal. When choosing the interior color for your home, choose either dramatic colors or softer colors. These are popular color choices and allow you to easily customize with decorations. When it comes to choosing between a bold or subdued color, choose it based on your color preference.

3. Add Window Treatments

Adding window treatments to your room can really help to pull the space together. Window treatments not only help to add elegance to a room, they also can provide some privacy. Window treatments come in many different price ranges, ideal for any budget.

4. Ensure You Have Optimal Lighting

When your house was built, the contractors may have used standard light fixtures. Updating your light fixtures can help to add a sense of elegance. If you don’t have it in the budget to update the light fixtures try painting them a different color to match your interior.

5. Accessorize Your Home

Oftentimes, when someone is looking to cut back on cost, they may choose to have fewer accessories. But, accessories can add personality to a home and really make the room pop. Consider adding center pieces pictures, mirrors, lamps, throw pillows and more. If you are looking to get accessories on a budget, consider looking at second-hand stores for some inspiration.

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