Home decorating - that most pleasurable business of making a house a home - is rarely as easy as professional decorators make it look.
Nevertheless, you can put the pros' winning design strategies to work in your home - without enrolling in design school or signing on the dotted line.
Simply by rearranging your household possessions with the eye of a designer - repositioning furniture, artwork, and accessories in a manner that brings everything into focus - you can easily give your home a fresh new look.
Add a few accents that pack a big design punch - a flea market find, a beautiful new throw blanket, pillows in that hot new color - and you're well on your way to creating a home that is more beautiful and enjoyable.
Take advantage of a few simple tricks that professional designers use, and you can simplify the art of making your home a reflection of your own personal taste and style. Chances are you'll find there's a designer inside you - just waiting to be let out.