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12 Decorating Tricks of Impossibly Stylish People You Should Copy Immediately

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16 creatives, influencers, and generally stylish people shared their top tips for designing a beautiful home. The best part is that you can begin implementing many of these suggestions today and without breaking the bank. 

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Layer your artwork

For the best display, try to vary the sizes, scales, and even frame finishes of each piece you choose to lean. You can also look for different kinds of works of art.

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It’s amazing how the ordinary and nondescript items that you use every day can become functional and beautiful once inside glass jars. Plus, you’ll always know when it’s time to replenish things. 

Just decant it

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Fill vases with cut greenery

“Use cut greenery instead of cut flowers to bring a longer lasting, fresh garden look indoors. Some cut greens, like ruscus, can last over a month and still look great.”

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“You can never have too many garden stools. They double for indoor and outdoor use, can serve as extra seating in a pinch, and can easily float around any space.”

Get out the garden stools

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Make the everyday special

“Incorporate special or sentimental pieces into your everyday routine to give yourself a break from the mundane. It's the little things that make each moment feel special and stylish.”

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“Don’t overcrowd your space.” Not every blank spot needs an accent chair, plant, or another piece of decor. Sometimes empty spaces can feel especially luxurious.

Sometimes less is more

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Decorate with dried flowers

They bring an essence of nature inside without having to buy faux or spending money each week. Some favorites include: pampas grass, palm leaves, proteas, and banksia.

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Books are a great way to fill up empty spaces without looking cluttered, and they bring such character to a home. If you don’t have fancy built-in shelves, fake it ’til you make it with open shelving.

Display your books

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Don’t forget the “three P’s”

Pillows, plants, and poufs! The “three P’s” will help you achieve an effortlessly stylish look in your living room.

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Keep an eye out for magical moments or views during your travels that would work well hanging on a wall. Hanging those travel photos adds a personal touch to your home. 

Hang your travel pictures

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Bring back the accent wall

“I’m all about an accent wall, whether it’s in the form of a gallery wall, painted accent wall, or a wall filled with Binga baskets. I love how much visual interest and personality it adds to a space!”

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Cut greenery and dried flowers are great, but some stylish people are still all about fresh flowers, too. You don’t have to splurge on pricy blooms though. Trader Joe’s has great options for low prices.

Indulge in fresh flowers