Home styling is the art of having beautiful, stunning and stylish places to live (and show off to friends).

That’s why you spend hours scrolling through interior design blogs, spend a fortune on the latest furniture, and compare home styling with other homes and families. As such, you don’t want any issues to throw off the style of your home and make it look a mess or poorly maintained. That can happen, particularly, if you let these issues infect your home.

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Home Styling No-No: Too Much, Too Fast

Don’t clog up your home with furniture and accessories. If you do that, then it’s going to look like a complete mess. Instead, you should think about aiming for a minimalist design. That way, you can make your home look spacious, open and cool.

To get the perfect minimalist design, think about each room as it’s own separate entity. That way, you can make sure that you only have as much furniture in each room as you really need. So, if there are only two people living in the house, you probably don’t need six chairs in the living room.

Be careful with accessories too. A couple of well placed accessories add some fantastic decor to a room. But if you can’t see the windowsill because there are so many ornaments, you know you’ve taken things too far.

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Home Styling No-No: Cobwebs And Creepy Crawlies

Nothing says poor style like cobwebs hanging down from your ceiling or stuck like silly string in the corners. If this is the case, you should think about getting it cleaned up immediately. While spiders can be useful little helpers in the home to get rid of other bugs, their presence should remain unseen.

Spiderwebs simply suggest that you aren’t taking enough care looking after your home. Although, it’s certainly not the worst issue insects can cause. You might find you have a problem with termites in your home. You’ll see from sites like www.termitecontrolplans.com, that they are surprisingly common. If you do have termites, they’ll leave holes in your doors and furniture making it look a complete mess.

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Home Styling No-No: Mis-Matched Rooms That Lack Thought

Finally, make sure you are decorating rooms in your home carefully. Each feature should look like part of a set. While contrasting colors and styles can be bold, the wrong choices can make your home look poorly designed.

If you don’t think you have the skill to style a room the right way, you can use the help of an interior designer. You can tell an interior designer what you want your room to say, and they’ll choose the colors, furniture, and patterns for you. You can find out how to choose an interior designer on www.uk.businessinsider.com.

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One of the best benefits of using an interior designer is that they can give you a room with a true theme. If you’re stuck with an idea for how to decorate a room give it a theme. This will ensure it stands out as the centerpiece of your home. For instance, you can make your dining room a beautiful area of vintage, Victorian furniture.

By addressing these issues, you can make sure that nothing is throwing off the stylish choices in your home.

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Home Styling Services

Did you know our sister site, Don’t Call Me Penny, now offers home styling services? From one room to a whole house, the experts at DCMP will provide colour consultation, layout and flow advice, design tips, and decluttering services. Contact penelope@dontcallmepenny.com.au for more info.

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