Start your stylish home from the beginning by paying attention to your home's entrance. Paint the front door, update the hardware and hang a seasonal wreath.
Skirting boards, banisters and door frames are often an afterthought and lack interest. Why not brighten them up instead with a fresh face of colour.
A window treatment is a fabulous place to inject a shot of pattern or colour into an otherwise simple scheme. It's a less permanent option and offers intriguing attention-to-detail.
Choose a star product to be your feature as the main focal point of the room. Then use other items to blend into the backdrop to create a calming vibe rather than a cluttered one.
Updating hardware in kitchens and bathrooms with shiny metallics or on-trend matt black finishes will add an air of luxury and finesse to the room and create an instant high-end vibe.
Although it can be fun to follow trends sticking to traditional furniture is sensible if you are on a budget as the staple piece will not date. Timeless pieces will give a room character when teamed with eclectic accessories.
Losing upper cabinetry in a small kitchen will instantly open up the space to make it feel bigger, lighter and brighter.
adding a pop of cherry red can finish a scheme even if it seems like it won’t fit with the rest of the décor.For a low-risk option, try adding a bright red lampshade or scatter cushion and see if it brings the room to life.
Ideally, a rug should be big enough that some or all of your furniture’s feet can sit on it – using a tiny rug under a coffee table will only make a room feel poky.
Treat your exterior space as you would a living room scheme and factor in rugs, lighting, comfortable seating and areas to pop drinks.