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3 common interior design mistakes to avoid

Here are a few common interior design mistakes to avoid.

Here are a few common interior design mistakes to avoid.

If you are thinking about redecorating a room in your home, you will need to know where to start. Enlisting the help of a professional can often make this entire process go smoother, though that is certainly not the only way to go. Homeowners who want to take on a redesign project themselves will most likely have their work cut out for them, looking for ideas and inspiration from a variety of sources. You should use your friends and family as a resource, but be careful not to fall into any traps when putting together the room.

Here are a few common design mistakes to avoid:

  • Hiding the windows: While you are going to, of course, want to have stylish curtain valances for your room, you do not want your windows to become hidden. Make sure that you choose curtains and window treatments that are the appropriate size for the windows they are covering.
  • Over-furnishing: When it comes to filling the room with new furniture, you have to be careful not to stuff too much inside. If you have too many chairs or multiple tables, the entire space will look cluttered and unfocused. Instead, you should stick with a few pieces that will be able to utilize all of the space well.
  • Poor lighting: One of the most important aspects of any room is the lighting. Take a look at the room you are putting together and see if you have an adequate number of light fixtures. If not, be sure to invest in more floor or table lamps, so you can prevent the space from being too dark or dreary.

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