Don't let these dead giveaways reveal that you aren’t a savvy decorator. Design with confidence by avoiding our biggest decorating don'ts.
Whether you're a seasoned design pro or you're trying to tackle a new home or room for the very first time, there is a lot to keep in mind when pulling together the perfect space. From patterns, textures, and lighting to colors, pillows, and art (and all of the details in between), it’s easy to accidently make a decorating decision that might be a dead giveaway that you're not such a solid decorator after all. But don't you worry. We've got your back. To help you create a polished, confident design that shows off your personality while following simple design standards, we've pulled together a list of the biggest decorating don'ts to keep in mind during every step of your design process. Take a look to know exactly what to avoid and find some foolproof formulas for designing right. Before you know it, your friends will be asking you for your expert design advice.