We’re living in an HGTV world, and people are demanding more and more out of their homes these days. But if you’re trying to give your house a facelift this spring, you’re all too likely to find out it’s as easy to get it wrong as it is to get it right. Here are five of the most common interior design mistakes homeowners make — and how to avoid them.
- Picking Paint Colors First
There are nearly endless variations to choose from when it comes to paint colors, but that’s exactly why you should choose other major elements of a room first. Start with a chair or drape fabric that you love, and then choose a paint color that complements it; it’s a lot easier to find paint that’s just one shade lighter or has a bit more gray in it than it is to find that kind of variatio