If you are setting up your first home and you're not sure you know what you'll really need, you'lll want to read our list of top product furnishings. We've included all the "must have" furniture products you will need to create a comfortable and practical living space. Don't worry about home accents and accessories right now if your budget doesn't allow, because you'll have a lifetime to decorate your new home.
There is no limit to where you can draw inspiration and advice on how to decorate and design your new home. You can read books and magazines, watch Home Shows, visit showrooms and search home decorating and interior design websites to find out how to get a beautifully decorated home. What they don't usually tell you is what NOT to do when decorating. Here is a list of what NOT to do when decorating to avoid being disappointed with your new home:
Painting the rooms of your new home is the quickest and least expensive way to give it personality and style. Whether it's a small ranch or luxurious Mediterranean, the color scheme throughout your new home should be consistent with your taste and decor. A general rule of thumb is the lighter the shade of color, the more open and airy the room will feel; the darker the shade, the cozier it will seem.