6 Most Common Design Mistakes You’re Probably Making In Your Home And How to Fix

When it comes about designing your new home or renew your current it is really not so easy process but always the satisfaction about the new things is bigger. If you do not have or do want to spend your money on arranging a specialist for interior design than you should definitely consider a few common mistakes that you are probably making when it comes about home design.
Interior design expert Emily Henderson for buzzfeed solve some of the most common design mistakes that can make your space look smaller, outdated e.t.c. Take a look below and enjoy!

1.Get bigger art

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Ideally, art should take up one-half to two-thirds of the width of whatever it’s hanging above.

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2.Hang your art lower.

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Henderson recommends art be hung at eye level, or around 6-8” above a piece of furniture.

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3. Avoid these unappealing wood colors.

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Instead, look for lightly stained and natural wood tones: teak, oak, walnut, rosewood, or natural cherry.

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4.Don’t pick a generic-looking sofa.

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Here’s what to look for in a sofa: simple and high-quality fabric, straight (not tapered) legs, minimal details, and cushions that are not overstuffed.

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5.Hang your curtains higher

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To make your windows (and room) look bigger, hang curtains in between the ceiling and the top of the window, with a rod that extends 6-10” on either side.

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6.Too Small Rugs

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Living room rugs should be big enough for at least two legs of each furniture piece to be on it, if not all four.

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