Just the Basics: 3 Tips for Setting up a Room

Just the Basics: 3 Tips for Setting up a Room

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Nancy Mitchell
Nov 9, 2014

If you're setting up a room from scratch, either because you've moved or you're a very ambitious redecorator, the possibilities can be endless — and a little overwhelming. Here are some rules of thumb and helpful hints to guide you into setting up the perfect space.

Adding color to a space can be a little intimidating. Follow the 80/20 rule and you'll be sure to get the balance just right.

Nothing transforms a space quite like art. This video is full of tips for hanging you art... and a really good rule of thumb for hanging pieces at the right height, every time.

And here's some entirely practical advice: how to screw wall anchors into your drywall to hang hooks, or shelves, or heavy pieces of art, or what have you. You'll be feeling super-handy in no time.

Happy decorating, and happy weekend!

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