by April Reinhardt
(last updated October 8, 2014)
Perhaps you're a new homeowner and want to decorate each room in your house. Or maybe you simply want to update a look that you've had for a few years, giving it a fresh look. Whatever your reasons for wanting to decorate and design a room, remember to always reflect your personal charisma and flair. For instance, while the aesthetic lines of traditional furnishings make my home comfortable, I include splashes of color in each room to offset the muted earth tones. Interior decorating designs can be either contemporary or unusual, and can fall anywhere in between. How you decorate a room depends entirely on your own taste. Here are a few interior decorating ideas for updating a room or changing the look entirely:
Visit your local discount store (such as Big Lots, Hobby Lobby, or Dollar General) and purchase inexpensive yard ornaments and then place them all over your home in inconspicuous places. A large ceramic or clay rabbit placed on the floor next to your fireplace and in between a bookcase will add whimsy to your room decor. The next time you visit a bookstore, check the books and magazines available for home decor, and get some ides from looking at the pictures. You may even seek out an interior designer and ask for advice, but be prepared to pay a hefty price for that advice.
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