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Pivotal Decorating Mistakes To Try Not To Do

Fear of making a costly error is a major reason why a few people fail to complete a decorating project.

The following list is compiled by our Interior Designers. These are just a few ideas. Next, find an interior designer who shares your vision and can help you make your dreams come true.

Choose Paint Before Everything Else

Paint is, in many ways, one of the largest parts of any design. However it doesn't have to be the first thing that you choose. You could use a variety of colors to complement the room's well-designed furniture and decorations.

The answer is: Interior Designers tell us that once you have chosen your fabric furniture (rugs, cushions and upholstery), it is easy to choose a matching color from either a fan deck of paint chips or a pair of paint chips. It is difficult to find fabrics that you love after you have committed to a paint scheme.

Furniture Purchases Without Measuring

If furniture is on a large showroom floor, it can be difficult to gauge its size. Sometimes, homeowners find it hard to judge the size of furniture when it's on a large showroom floor.

The answer is simple: Once you know the exact dimensions you are looking for, you can use them to guide you. You can measure the area for each piece and mark it with tape to determine a range of sizes.

These measurements should be taken with you when shopping for furniture. You can ask for a variety of sizes if you find something you love, or have the item measured.

Only One Store

Although one-stop shopping is a popular trend these days, furnishing your entire house (or just one room) from one store will generally result in a less interesting visual narrative than shopping around.

The answer is: Interior Designers recommend that you shop at boutiques that offer a wide range of designs, or online shops that feature different brands and manufacturers. Even if your home is a particular style or period, it won't look cookie-cutter.

An interior designer is another option. These professionals have access to a wide range of products and can make custom orders.

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