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Home and Decor That Looks Professional

Updated on March 15, 2016

We all admire how the professionals do interior design as the results always look so polished. Of course, it is difficult for the average person to afford a consultation for their own home and décor. So, the question arises: How can we get the same impressive professional results ourselves? Many times the solution lies in careful planning and unusual collections.

Display China With Family Photographs.

Sometimes what achieves an elegant effect is just a combination of items. Certain items look better when paired with other items. One such idea is to display china with family photographs. When china and family photographs are displayed together they look much better than they do alone.

Use Shadow Boxes for Photos and Collectibles.

Shadow boxes are one of the most appealing ways to display photos and collectibles. You can put three dimensional items in there as well as photos. It creates a very interesting visual effect. Also, you can create memory boxes for special times you have had in your life. That will help you to never forget them. They can be used for a wedding memoir or a graduation shadow box. Shadow boxes are unusual and they appear old-style, which many people think is charming and quaint. Naturally, they are also useful as some items are delicate and must be protected.

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Put Black and White Photos on a Room Divider.

A room divider is a good thing to purchase for the sake of privacy. However, sometimes they can appear plain or as if they are just chopping up the room for no reason. One way around this is to put black and white photos on the room divider. This decorates the room divider and makes an interesting conversation piece all at once.

Combine Quilts and Photographs.

Do you have some meaningful quilts lying around the house? Perhaps you made them or else someone special to you did. You could display these quilts together with photographs. If you aren't using the quilt presently and it is hanging somewhere then you could display photographs with it. The two items complement one another.

These are some of the ways you can make your home and décor look professional. Display china and use shadow boxes. Use black and white photos as well. Mix your quilts with your lovely special photographs. This attention to detail will cause your home and décor to look more professional.


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      Dora Isaac Weithers 18 months ago from The Caribbean

      Unusual suggestions for consideration. Thanks for sharing these ideas.