When it comes to interior decorating, much of it is about your personal preferences but experts say there are a few hard and fast rules every homeowner should abide. Here are the ten commandments of interior decorating that will get you started on the right track. Your home deserves as much attention as you do. Pay attention to every room and take steps to keep your home updated. Simplicity is the best décor there is. If you’re looking for sophistication, there’s nothing better … [Read more...] about The 10 Commandments of Interior Decorating
It’s true that interior decorators typically go through years of schooling to provide exceptional service and ideas but most people don’t have the budget to spend thousands on someone else’s inspiration. The great news is that in this day and age, there are plenty of resources online to make everyone capable of being their own interior decorator. Gulf News Home & Interiors published an article titled Design Diary: Be your own interior decorator that gives some great tips. Melani Sabhaney … [Read more...] about Be Your Own Interior Decorator With These Tips
Making your own wreath is easier than you may think and it’s a great way to offer some instant curb appeal. Imagine coming home every night with a lovely wreath you made yourself. All it takes is a pile of flowers, a wreath ring, and a glue gun. Half Price Drapes has some extra-special tips that will help make sure you get the most from your wreath. 1. Start with a wreath that’s already semi-decorated Your local craft store should have wreaths that already have a few flowers and berries. … [Read more...] about Make Your Home a Cozy Oasis with a Front Door Wreath
Are you ready for a big change in your living room but find that your bank account isn’t? At Half Price Drapes we understand that our customers want quick, easy, affordable ways to create the interior designs of their dreams. We have several ideas that will help you get there – for much less than you imagine! Don’t get rid of your couch – cover it If your couch is still comfortable enough to sit on, but the pattern or fabric is outdated, it has holes or stains, or it’s otherwise not looking … [Read more...] about How to Overhaul Your Living Room on a Tiny Budget
Decorating your own home can feel overwhelming. While there are always tips and tricks that can help you get on the right path, there are no concrete rights and wrongs. Or are there? While decorating is a matter of taste and certainly you know your taste better than anyone else, there are two interior design signs that many consider to be simply unforgivable in any situation. Sin #1: Using bad proportions There may be nothing worse than using the wrong proportions. For example, if you have a … [Read more...] about The 2 Biggest Interior Design Sins: Are You Guilty?
Following the advice of interior decorators can lead to a very well put together space but it’s not always the most personal space. The best option is to combine the two: find a way to make your space feel both personal and put together. Here are a few ways to make a space truly your own. A single statement piece These days, one of the biggest trends is large letters with lights inside them. You can pick the first letter of your first name or you can spell something out. Perhaps you can spell … [Read more...] about Easy Ways to Add a Personal Touch to Your Décor