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What Color Should I Paint my Room?

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ANSWERED BY ASHLEY MECHAM • MAY 19, 2020

Hi Alex,

With your small space and the amount a furniture you have I like that the walls and builtins are all the same color, it helps to create a larger feeling in the space. How...

Hi Jason,

Creating a cohesive space is much more than choosing matching furniture and many times can be achieved without buying furniture sets. I think your bed and...

Hi Vic,

Creating a nice flow in a space is very important to enjoying a space and giving it function. However since I don't have any details to your space I will give you some general advice you can apply to your room.

  • We deciding a wall to place your bed on, consider the flow of the roo...

Hi Amanda,

Filling an empty corner is a great way to give a more finished look to a space. Keeping your chair there would be just fine and you could add in a plant ...

Hi Angela,

Adding an accent wall or feature wall is a great way to add a focal point to the space as well as bring in some color and pattern. Painting the wall is a...

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How do I add Interest to a Space?

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ANSWERED BY ASHLEY MECHAM • APR 28, 2020

Hi Jo,

In a neutral space, variation and patterns are a great way to add interest. However you can also add in a nice pop of color to add some contrast. A great way to do this is ...

Hi Pruek,

Changing paint color is a great way to update the space! Updating flooring is also another way to change the look of the space, this can be done be the ac...

Hi Geraldine,

With a small space, making sure pieces are functional are essential to creating a space that works. With a bohemian style, keeping things minimal will...

Hi Chelsea,

Toy storage is a great way to keep a space organized and tidy. A cubby shelf system is a great option for kids as it allows you to have separate boxes o...

Hi Lois,

There are many determining factors that can play into choosing different colored furnishings. Current colors in the room, style, location in room can all factor into whether the color should be different or the same.

For an easier choice and a look that will give you a matching sty...

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If you have an interior design question, let one of our 400+ interior designers give you personalized design advice, for free and within 24 hours! Just give us information on your interior design question, upload a photo of your space and we'll notify you when one of our designers has completed your answer. Each answer comes with details on different options and a personalized shopping list for you. Here are the main categories for the most common design questions:

Accessory Help

Need help picking accessories to give your room a new look? Our interior designers can help with pillows, tabletop or mantle decor, lighting and lamps, art, rugs, and more. Examples of Accessory Help questions include help on creating a gallery wall of art an pictures in your living room, finding new bed linen and lighting to update your bedroom, decorating a nursery with wallpaper, or giving your family room a new look by adding new pillows and a new rug in a fresh color.

Design Dilemma

If you need help with a tricky floor plan, decorating a tiny space, or ways to mix two different design styles, our interior designers can give you professional advice to find a design solution. Examples of Design Dilemma questions include help on creating different functional areas within an open concept floor plan, making a tiny bathroom feel larger, or finding ways to mix traditional furniture in a modern style space.

Paint Color

Our interior designers have decorated thousands of rooms between them and have worked with the whole spectrum of color. If you're trying to decide on a paint color for any room in your home, or to do a little DIY transformation of an item of furniture, our designers can help. Want the perfect shade of blue for your bedroom or a bold accent wall in yellow for your living room that won't look too glaring? Submit a Paint Color question and get your answer in 24 hours.

Finding Items

If you're having trouble finding that one item of furniture, our designers can provide you with options personalized for your space. Looking for the perfect sofa that will work in a traditional style room? Need a small-scale armchair to fit into a cozy corner? Our designers have access to special brands and are up to date with the latest design and decorating trends in the marketplace. The interior design who answers your design question can provide you with options that you might not have thought of, from brands you may not be as familiar with.

Choosing Art

Finding art is one of the most frequently submitted questions our interior designers get. Art can help transform a space and is one of the hardest things to find. Great art also doesn't have to be expensive and our interior designers are great at finding options at every decorating budget level. The most interesting and dynamic designs also mix art from different styles and our designers can help you put together different pieces of art in your room.

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