Interior Decorating: 3 Ways to Refresh Your Living Room for Less

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Interior design by Karen Mills/Photography by 29Pixel Studios, LLC

  1. Add Pops of Color with Pillows 

By simply injecting a couple of new pillow and or throws in the room you can create interest in your room and another layer of design.    The blue drapes in this room also add to the room’s design along with the artwork over the mantel.

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Photo courtesy of All Modern

 

2. Introduce art and/or accessories

Art and accessories are like the jewelry for a dress – they can make or break it.   In this photo, the art colors are repeated in pillows, and accessories.

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  3. Add Texture

Texture is key to good interior design because it adds warmth to the cold surfaces of walls, ceilings, and often flooring.  One of my favorite ways to introduce texture is with a beautiful area rug that also helps connect your upholstery into a cozy grouping.

For more great information on how to finish your living space, read my Houzz article here.

https://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/query/6-questions-to-ask-if-living-room-feels-unfinished

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