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Modern Style

Get primed in modern style lessons with these helpful tips for introducing the look into your decorating.

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-Modern décor is about more than just neutral colors and minimalism. Today's modern decorating seeks balance between clean lines and cozy accents. Here are few ways to incorporate fresh, modern touches into your decorating. For upholstered pieces, look for simple clean lines and exposed legs. Avoid heavy ornamentation and busy patterns. If privacy isn't an issue, leave your windows bare. Choose light fixtures with a clean shape and minimal color. Think of your room as an art gallery. Choose furniture and accessories with interesting shapes and colors even one or two stand out pieces can freshen up and otherwise traditional room. In a modern kitchen less is more. Go for clean lines cabinets that are organized in a simple configuration. Consider skipping the upper cabinets and using the wall space for shelves or art. The key to modern decorating is to choose furniture that's comfortable and simple. Then let color and pattern add personality to your modern scheme.