Neutral colors are decorating basics because they form the background against which the stronger colors in a given palette are viewed. Neutral means “without color” but often the shades of black, beige, ivory, taupe, grey, and white used as neutrals contain hints of underlying color. This is important to bear in mind when choosing complementary colors and when matching paint colors.
Read Pat Gaulin’s article at Associated Content on budget bedroom decorating for Spring here – she quotes some great tips from me! – Nicole Wexler, Turquoise Decor, LLC.
See our Decorating with Plates Gallery.
We are often asked about easy and inexpensive ways to decorate. Wall decor can be challenging in this respect because not everyone can afford original art. A great solution is to decorate using plates. And don’t worry, your wall won’t look old-fashioned, all it takes is a little imagination! In this post we provide examples of how to decorate using plates in a variety of styles and settings, and we provide tips on where to find beautiful and inexpensive items. Once you’ve read below, you can also see plenty of other examples in our Decorating with Plates Gallery on Flickr.
It’s Spring, and flowers always cheer up a space. Take a look at these simple and inexpensive ways to arrange and display even the simplest flowers.
Last week’s post on grouping objects was so well-received, we’ve decided to give you a few more examples. We’d love to hear from you if you’d like to share some of your own.
We received this question from one of our readers. As it’s a common question, and many people are seeking the designer look for less, we decided to feature it as a blog post this week.