Living rooms are the room that we use most in our house. We want them to reflect our style, our tastes, and of course be a room that we are proud to entertain friends and family in. Here is a step by step guide to decorating your living room.

HOW TO GET STARTED

1. ESTABLISH YOUR STYLE

It is often a little daunting working out where to start when undertaking a decorating project. Your living room is a key space in your room, and you want to get it just right. There are a number of things that you need to consider before you actually pick up a paintbrush and transform your space. The biggest decision is to gain an understanding of what style you would like it to be. Do you love the texture and soft colours of Scandi style? Are you more of an Modern Industrial type? Or do you love the bold colours and accessories of Boho style? There are plenty of places that you can research decorating styles to ensure that you know exactly what you love. Try researching on Pinterest, look in leading home magazines, or pop into your local Paint Place store and talk to the experts there about your options. Once you have decided on the style, you can get started on planning your project.

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If you’re fortunate enough to have a guest bedroom in your home, decorating it appropriately can often present a challenge, especially if the space is a multipurpose zone that incorporates an office nook or the like.  As with any room, the key to making a guest room work lies in layering the room successfully from a design and decor perspective. With Christmas on the horizon, now is the time to make this space shine. Here are a few tips to ensure it does!

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diy kid's room makeover

Strong, clashing colour is a kid thing, and they know their colour preferences.  Part of the fun of decorating is choosing the colours, so get your kids involved in the process, let them pick out one or two favourite colours that will become the feature colours, classic combinations such as yellow and orange always look great in kids rooms and are gender neutral.

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