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How to Measure Your Room

How to photograph your room to create a room decorating plan

The first step in developing a decorating plan for a room is to measure and photograph your room. Measurements help when you are planning the layout of the room, and choosing the right scale and proportion of furniture and decor. It takes a little bit of time to accurately measure your room, but once you […]

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Decor Coaching Service

Decor Coaching Help

Decor Coaching is now available at DIY Decorator.  For a long time, I have received emails asking if I offer an interior design service.  Although I am a qualified interior designer, and used to run my own interior design practice, I’ve been reluctant to offer that sort of service again. You see I honestly believe […]

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My Decorating Journey

My Decorating Journey - Brown House

Decorating your own home can be a rewarding and frustrating challenge.  Sometimes it’s important to look back, and reflect on where you’ve come from and what you’ve achieved.  Decorating a home is a gradual process.  Your tastes and styles change over time. Here, I’m sharing my decorating journey.  I’ve been renovating and decorating for 20 […]

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Interior Decorating Resource Library

You are always looking for inspiration and decorating tips for your home, and I am always looking to help you create a home you love living in ….  SO I’ve made some big changes to the website to help make it easier for you to learn to decorate.  Firstly I have created a free interior […]

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Christmas Wrap Up 2016

DIY - Turn Glass into Mirror with Mirror finish spray paint. Full step by step tutorial

Can you believe it’s the 23rd of December?  Where did the year go?  Here’s a little wrap up of Christmas at my house this year. – Christmas Wrap Up 2016 DIY Mirror Bowl The Christmas Tree This year’s Christmas tree was green, white and silver with a sprinkling of ballerina. Christmas Presents All Wrapped I […]

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Prepare the Guest Bedroom for Visitors

Prepare the guest bedroom for visitors. Tips and ideas for creating a welcoming guest bedroom.

It’s Christmas time and that often means visitors coming to stay.  I have some of my family staying with me this Christmas.  Here are some of my tips to preparing the guest bedroom to create a welcoming space for your visitors. Fresh Bed Linen I always make the bed up with freshly washed sheets.  They […]

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