Paint is a quick and easy way to makeover the walls in any room, and you can achieve pretty legit results if you do it yourself. But here are a few unexpected things (window sheers! upholstered arm chair!) you can refresh with a fresh coat, too.
Pull Away from the Wall
In many rooms, all the seating is up against the walls—creating an unwelcoming look. “Rearrange the living room furniture to create a new focal point,” says McCullar. For example, you could pull the sofa and loveseat away from the wall and arrange them into an L-shaped area, midroom. Shine, restore and refresh the surfaces of wood furniture, which may be dusty from having been against a wall, with Pledge® Lemon Wipes.
A beautifully decorated interior not only functions well but it creates a mood or a feeling and shows off the personality of the family that lives there. It’s attention to these three important ingredients — function, mood and personality — that ensures decorating success.