Episode 533

Must Know Designer Tips - best of series


August 3rd, 2022

51 mins 52 secs

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About this Episode

Today we are sharing our best must know decorating tips! These are the best of the best tips to make your home beautiful, comfortable & happy.

Some of our BEST MUST KNOW TIPS are:

Consider the big picture before you start decorating

Take a photo of the room before you start. It will reveal truths your eyes might be ignoring.

Remember Function trumps style

Go bold in small spaces

Use unmatched chairs at the table

Keep key dimensions on your phone so you have them with you when shopping

Use a Limited color palette

Make sure that the room has points of height in the room

Cluster your collection together in one place

Layer patterns

Use outdoor fabrics in the kitchen and dining room

Have tables near chairs in the living room so people can set a drinking glass there

Find gorgeous antique chairs and redo the upholstry

Unify your collection by sticking to just one color

Use rugs in the house to provide a warm and cozy feel to the room

Add substantial moulding to your room

Add one wow piece per room

Our hot topic is the ending of Design Sponge HERE

Anita's is crushing on Rachel Khoo's Kitchen Notebook HERE

Kelly is crushing on Ellie Cashman wallpaper HERE

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