Use stacked books to create artsy display pedestals on any surface.
You can redecorate. Watch and see how!
Hang a large mirror above the fireplace for a dramatic look.
Gather objects by color or shape; display together for impact.
Swap your linens. Combine pillow cases from one set with sheets from another.
Change up a few throw pillows and you're on your way to a fresh bed. Watch and see how to shake up your look.
Create a bouquet by massing mini vases holding one rose or peony each.
Bring in nature -- stones, shells, or pinecones -- to fill a pedestal bowl.
Use trays to display objects on a coffee table, gather gear on a nightstand, or corral cell phones and coins on an entry table.
Display jewelry on a bedroom dresser in a way that's handy, yet personal.
Change the shades on lamps. For a perfectly proportioned lamp, the shade should be:
-- Approximately two-thirds the height of the lamp base.
-- Deep enough so that a small portion of the neck (the fitting between the lamp and the socket) is visible.
-- About one-and-a-half times the width of the lamp base.
Perk up storage with pretty labels. Purchase them or make them yourself with our free printable labels.
Or blue. Or green. Or multicolor, for that matter. Unroll a bold runner to add color and pattern to your kitchen floor. (Use a rug pad to keep the runner in place in this high-traffic area.)
Toss a throw over the back of a chair or sofa for a color lift.
Hang a mirror on a wall opposite windows to maximize natural light.
Reconsider texture pairings -- rattan with silver, stone with crystal, or silk with burlap.
Revamp a bookcase by painting the back inside wall or lining it with paper.
Add height and drama by cutting a tall sapling and "planting" it in a weighted container.
For a little pick-me-up, place a small arrangement of fresh flowers on your nightstand.
Even a small bare spot, such as a wall nook, is a candidate for a pretty wall art arrangement. Group a collection of like items (here, blue transferware) in a gallerylike arrangement.
Enlarge a child's drawing and frame it for display.