Even if your home is clean, there are common decorating mistakes you could be making that leave your home feeling cluttered and messy. Read on to see if you are making any of these common mistakes, and what you can do to fix them.
Common Decorating Mistakes That Make Your Home Look Messy
Do you have a designated entryway, with specific places for shoes, boots, coats, backpacks and purses to live when you come in? If not, you could be setting yourself up for a cluttered look from the minute your guests step inside. Try a bench with fun baskets underneath to hold shoes and boots. Add cute hooks on the walls to hang coats, bags and purses. Or, set up a shelf system like these painted wooden crates. It looks amazing!
Over at Poofy Cheeks, learn how to hide away all of your electronic cords. All they do is make everything look cluttered, but with this tutorial, you can take them in hand in no time!
Check out the tips from Chez Larsson that will help you organize your pantry once and for all. A disorganized pantry has a way of making the whole kitchen feel messy, but with these tips, your pantry will no longer be an issue!
Not fluffing your living room pillows is another one of the common decorating mistakes that lends a messy feel to your home. Make sure the pillows are fluffed and freshly arranged before your guests arrive. It just makes everything feel better!
Hang pictures in a balanced way, and be sure not to overwhelm your walls with a ton of pictures. There is such a thing as too many, but a few choice picks just warm things right up.
There you have it! Try some of these quick tips and see how much cleaner your home feels–which helps you feel calmer and less stressed!
Now that you know what you don’t want to do, here’s a few entryway ideas.