Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Accessorizing Your Home Tip #1


Home Accessorizing Tip #1
(20 Tips For Accessorizing Your Home series)

Start With a Plan:

Just as new home builders, contractors and interior designers first start with a plan before commencing work so also should those looking to (re)-accessorize their homes and offices. By starting with a plan you will make shopping for your accessories a snap and reduce the risk of making impulse purchases that you later regret.

To begin, completely empty the room of all accessories so that you are better able to examine the space. Measure all walls (width and height) as well as furniture pieces, windows, doors and any architectural features (like a fire place). Next determine the rooms natural focal point, colour scheme and what the purpose and function of the room is.

Once you have gathered all of this information you are ready to begin planning which accessories will best enhance your decor. Check out the following 19 tips in upcoming posts for more tips on accessorizing you home.

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