As Autumn begins to display her vivid foliage, it's a great time to bring those beautiful colors inside your home. One wonderfully easy way is to create Fall art. A few simple steps and a week or two of time will yield a lovely bit of Fall you can bring out during the season or show all year.
October is only days away. The leaves are beginning to change and drop here in Chicagoland. The days are getting shorter. Autumn is here. So it's time to decorate your home in the beauty of fall. The vivid fall colors and symbols of the season always provide great inspiration for decorating.
Do you have cracked and bumpy walls that paint just can't cover? Do you want to cover up dark, 1970s paneling? Do you want faux finish walls that are easy and low on mess?
This is your solution.
It's a type of wallpaper that looks like a faux finish, requires no cutting (you literally tear strips and use the straight edges at ceilings and trim), and covers up bad walls and even paneling. You can also use it on floors or countertops when finished with polyurethane.
Don't believe me? Believe it.
It's not necessarily cheap, but it does look easy and is certainly less expensive than ripping out drywall or paneling and replacing it. See the styles, rooms, and tips. Check it all out here at www.WallpaperIllusions.com.
Focal points are important in a room to give it focus and a center around which to decorate. Some furnishings, features, and details are obvious focal points. Here's how you can make the most of them, create others, and bring your entire room to life.
From the bedroom to the bathroom, see how you can create a focal point with these how-to steps. Read the article here.
What are the most common decorating mistakes? And are you guilty of making them? How can you avoid and fix them?
Read the articles provided by the links below. Most are so easy to do over time or without thinking that we've all been guilty at one time or another. But, fortunately, these mistakes are easy to fix and undo.
See pictures here of top decorating no-nos with pictures on how to do it right. Easy to understand. Don't be surprised if you recognize a mistake (from your friends' or family's homes, of course <wink>). These really are common errors. But you'll find simple ways to fix them in the next picture of how to do it right. Most Common Decorating Mistakes!
Here you'll learn common Don'ts and Do's for home decorating. These mistakes occur frequently, but the fixes are pure common sense. How do they happen then? Easy. Being rushed, falling in love with an object and then deciding to decorate an entire room around it, and often simply a mistake in judgment. Fortunately, the solutions are easy and most don't even require money to fix. Love that! Top 10 common decorating mistakes
Read these articles. Don't be chagrined. We've all done some of these before. Thank goodness, nearly all are simple, easy, and costless to resolve.
[Editor Note: Photo from Victoria Magazine's book, Designers in Residence Victoria Magazine.]