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101 DECORATING SECRETS FROM TOP INTERIOR DESIGNERS (PART 2)

Interior design Giants will share with you in the next posts, 101 decorating secrets! Each and everyone of them is given by top interior designers.  Better advices, tips and inspiring storys are impossible.Make sure you follow this blog so that you don’t miss any!

We gave you the first ten and now it’s time for the next badge!

“Use recessed lighting sparingly. Too many fixtures will turn your ceiling into a Swiss cheese!” – Anthony Baratta

“Start your living room furniture plan with the best seat in the room and work from there” – DD Allen

“Don’t install carpet wall-to-wall in a narrow hall or on a narrow staircase. Instead, install the carpet as a runner and leave at least 3’’ border on both sides to make the space seem wider” – Elissa Cullman

Cullman and Kravis design

“When ordering fabric, add two yards to the final order. You never want to be stuck with a ruined cushion and a discontinued fabric on a piece of upholstery. Call it insurance against a rainy-red-whine day” J. Randall Powers

Click HERE to find more about J. Randall Powers’ work

“The perfect wall color is seldom the prettiest shade on the fan deck. Give that slightly drab stepsister shade a go – it will be far more interesting” Robin Bell

“In lamps with two sockets, i like to use one pink bulb and one white bulb” – Marshall Watson

Bathroom designed by Marshall Watson Interior Designs

“When framing artwork that requires a mat, specify a mat with 8-ply thickness – the increased depth of the resulting bevel can make anything look important”. Madeline Stuart

“Stop at 6 pillows on a bed. You need 2 soft extra-long pillows, 2 European squares and, if you want, you can do 2 more European squares. But those Pekingese-size small pillows all over the bed are vulgar. And if you have so much to throw on the floor when you get into bed”. David Netto

“A dining room rug should extend a minimum of 3’ from the edge of a dining table – dining chairs should always be fully on the rug – not two legs on and two off”. Ginger Brewton

“When doing curtains or shades, take them all the way up to the ceiling – it will increase the height of the room”. Vicente Wolf

Now that you’ve got some interesting and valuable tips maybe it’s time for you to start thinking about your own projects. But don’t worry. We’re going to give you the rest of the tricks.  Follow us for more advices of the top interior designers

Source: House Beautiful