Although it is going to differ from home to home, or office to office, when you are decorating any space, there are certain things you should choose to do, and stick with it once you have made the decision. Since everyone is different, and will ultimately go with a different scheme, you do have to keep this in mind; but, there are some things that are going to be the same, no matter what you like, or what space you are decorating.
- Pick a color scheme and stick to it
You have to make this choice before you start any decorating. You want to pick the colors you think will go well, select the themes you will go with, and simply stick with it. Otherwise you can spend days or even weeks going back and forth. Find something you like, and once you find it, buy the paint, but the borders, trims, and the colors, and go with it for the space.
- Don’t overlook what you own
It may be an old chair, and the fabric might be torn, but you don’t want to overlook what is right in front of you. There are certain items that have potential; especially if you have vintage items, or older items you have had for years, try to find a way to incorporate them in to the theme and style you are going for. With a little touch up, new fabric, or a simple sanding of the wood, these items can have an entirely new look and feel.
- Consider use
You have to keep what the space is used for in mind when decorating. It is very easy to go with fun colors, unique borders, and other unique styles, but depending on use, you sometimes have to tone it down. You have to keep this in mind when decorating.
These are some simple tips to keep in mind, no matter what space you are decorating.