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Decorating Questions And Tips For Your Interior

Decorating questions and tips for your interior is going to be such a fun section. I don't know about you, but I love getting new tips about the interior. Do you have a question on what color combination to use, or not sure how to arrange furniture? I am always coming up with some funky and different ideas to work with. How about you?

This will be a place where we all can come and give any type of design and decor tips. Do you have a secret designing technique? Is there something special in your living space that you would love to share with others?

This section is for the novice, a person that enjoys working with colors or other decor, and the professional designer to share his or her tips for the interior. I will be putting some tips periodically for you.

There are so many little things we do when we work with different rooms. Whether it is a dorm, family, bathroom, beach, camp or a kitchen, our place of living is our own personality and reflects our living space.

Colors, themes, accents, and accessories all add up to creating an area of enjoyment and relaxation. This is a great section to share any, or all tips. Sometimes we work with colors and we realize how good the foundation and secondary or complimentary colors look together.

Do you have knick knacks or collectable items that you show off in a special place? Go ahead and share with us how you came up with the idea to create them in just the right spot. You can give any tip and someone will be able to benefit from the tip. Go ahead and even ask a question or two. Also feel free to share photos of different rooms or different things you have created.

Share Your Decorating Tip Or Ask A Question

Are you stuck with how to paint a room properly? What about wallpaper and paint in the same room? Go ahead and ask your interior decorating question. What little secret do you do with colors, themes, arranging pictures or other items, would you like to share? We would love to get a little decorating tip from you. I have added a few pages already. It doesn't matter whether you are building a home, beach home, condo or other structure, it is so important to have an overall plan.

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Here Are Some Other Decorating Questions And Tips

See what decorating tips other visitors have written, as well as questions.

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Long, very narrow sunroom 
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Question: Should I keep the stone on the Kitchen wall? Does it Match well? 
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I love the printed fun carpets, but how many can I use in one house? 
I love all the new fun carpets, but concerned about using multiple patterns in connecting spaces? If I do the stairs, should I do the connecting hallway? …

decorating with toile fabric 
My townhouse has an open floor plan for the kitchen, dining room and living room. Can I put Toile fabric chairs in the living room if I have another Toile …

bathroom color 
I am moving into a home that has a sage color bathroom. This will be my children's bathroom and the main bathroom for guests. What color shower curtain …

Color question 
Just painted livingroom walls buttercream, with lots of yellow in it. I have fallen in love with a grey sofa....can this work? Help!

Hope you can help me. I have a little country cottage near the water that I would like to paint the kitchen cabinets. I am not sure if I should paint …

Our family room is 7 steps down from our living room and the rooms are open to each other. When recarpeting, is it ok to use complementary colors in these 2 rooms, or should the carpeting be the same? 
Our family room is 7 steps down from our living room and the rooms are open to each other. When recarpeting, is it ok to use complementary carpet colors …

broken ceramic tile 
I have a 6 x 8 ceramic tile with a picture my 6 year old daughter drew. It fell and broke into 5-6 pieces and there is no glue that will now hold it together. …

Three floor coverings flowing together 
My entry is joined to my living room on one side and a hallway on another side. The entry is tiled. The living room and hallway are carpeted at this time. …

wood ceiling 
House has wooden slats for a ceiling an need to know if white base boards is a bad idea or not????

Terminal AC & Heating Unit Covering 
We have a Terminal Air Conditioning & Heating Unit on the wall in our dining room. It is about 4' off the ground and is an eye sore (In my humble opinion). …

Painting In Florida 
I'm in the process of redoing my Mom's bedroom she lives with us and she will be 80 in Aug, in good health. I can't afford to do a whole lot so I thought …

Should I decorate the living room and Den in the same theme? 
I am decorating my living room in a Western Theme. Should I do the den in the same theme?

I need help accessorizing a shelf. 
I am trying to figure out how to accessorize a shelve / half wall in my home. At this time the only thing I have is a couple wooden figures from a trip. …

can you put a breakfront in a living room if your dining room is too small 
I have a lovely breakfront that was given to me, but my dining room is too small to accommodate a piece this large. Now on the other hand, I have a fairly …

Blending Floors Between Adjoining Rooms 
We are enclosing a small screened in back porch to become the laundry room. Had planned to use the same vinyl that's in the kitchen but just found out …

Question on Textured Ceiling  
Hi, I have a textured ceiling and I am worried that it could be the popcorn that contain asbestos. Who can contact and how will I know what the correct …

I am a newly Divorced dad and need some help Not rated yet
I have moved into a house that needs a lot of work to make it my own. My question is I have a grey upholstered bed being devilvered. The bathroom connecting …

Color combination Not rated yet
I have a family room,kitchenette and kitchen open concept, can I have rust leather in the family room and black leather in the kitchen and kitchenette? …

what flooring type would you put in a home with a lot of wood trim? Tile or wood? Not rated yet
I have a new home in Oklahoma. Outside is of brick. The inside has white tiles and white carpet. There is a lot of wood trim and molding through out …

I need help choosing colors to paint my room! Not rated yet
I'm finally able to paint my room, however I have a problem, i don't know what colors to choose from. I have to choose two colors, one that is a dark shade …

Paint Color/Fabric Not rated yet
I have mahagony Duncan Phyfe furniture in my dining room. I want to paint above the chair rail in my dining room a mocha color and below the chair rail …

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Question Not rated yet
I have a den/office that I am redoing. It is connected by a door to the hallway where there is hardwood flooring. I would like to put a different hardwood …

I am the middle of a unit small townhouse without much natural light. Soon I will replace my hardwood floors. Should I go with the trend and go for dark stain or will that be too dark for my situation Not rated yet
What is the latest trend in hardwood flooring? I am a little tired of all the dark stains. Should we be getting back to lighter or more neutral color since …

I've found a wall tapestry to hang above my foyer chest but it is 5" wider than the chest. The chest measures 48"w X 36"h. The tapestry is 53"w X 42"h. …

New decor for plate shelves? Not rated yet
Hi- My kitchen has narrow shelves above the cabinets in the kitchen. Since we moved in 10 years ago, I've had the same baskets, bunnies and little primitive …

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Decorating Trends 2011
Decorating trends for 2011 still have the focus on using your own personality. Country decor and environment - green are hot this year. A neat, crisp, and clean look is also a hit. This page shares some simple ideas to improve your interior space in 2011.

2009 Interior Ideas - Create Your Own And Save
2009 may be a challenging year for all of us with budgeting and finances. Decorating your interior rooms still can be done in 2009. A key to success is to take your very own personality along with the knowledge of simple and basic colors, and we can create together a wonderful new and exciting look, that is just for you. 2009 can be a good year! Here are just a few simple ideas to get you started on the right foot to decorate in 2009.

Plan For A New Home
Here is some decorating tips when you plan for a new home. It doesn't matter whether you are building a new home, condo, beach house or other living space, some simple tips for you. Tom and I have built a house before and found three items very useful.

Buying Furniture - Basic Tips For Your Interior Investment
Buying furniture today is definitely an investment. Three basic ideas before you buy any furniture. Quality, comfort, and price. Some simple suggestions to help you in your next purchase of new furniture.

Senior Ideas
The senior citizen years are one of enjoyment and relaxation. The main objective for any living space of retirement years is simple and comfort. This page will share with you some very basic ideas to take your memories and bring them to life in your living space.

Organize Your Paint Cans And Keep Records
A simple decorating tip is to organize your paint cans and also keep records of what colors you use in what rooms. Here are some easy tips for you to keep those paint cans in order as well as have index cards or a note book of colors, codes, and date of purchase. Another neat tip for you.

Messy Rooms
Is your living space cluttered? Here are some very simple and basic tips on how to avoid being a pack rat, or if you are, to get organized so you and your family can enjoy your interior living.

Basket On Walls
Decorating with baskets can create a great new look for a room. Here are a couple of simple ideas for hanging different shapes and size baskets. A basket is an accessory that can blend in with your floors, furniture and walls. Feel free to share your tips with us.

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Removing your carpet step by step can save you money down the road. This page in this section, shares simple step by step how to remove your carpet and prepare for a new carpet or flooring.

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