Decorating your home with artwork can be difficult. Marissa Sauer, interior designer and founder of Design MACS, recommends that each piece of artwork connect spatially to something else in the room. So, if you have a five-foot sofa, choose a four-foot painting.
1: Your Art Is Hung Too High
2: Furniture Shoved to the Wall
3: Fake Flowers
If you want a lush look without a luxury budget, it can be hard to resist the urge for faux florals. Unfortunately even the best versions won’t fool anyone, and they don’t provide the life in your home that real flowers do. Instead of letting silk or plastic versions collect dust, opt for small houseplants that don’t need much tending, like succulents or snake or spider plants. Bring in even more freshness with small arrangements of fresh fruit, like a cheery and useful bowl of lemons and limes. Or for big impact, opt for dried materials like bamboo stalks or pussy willows to add some height.