Micro-decorating! Learn How to Arrange Your Stuff!
When you arrange your furnishings and
accessories properly, you're going to discover that you have more room, your
room will look and feel better, you will be able to control things more easily,
and you'll feel more like keeping it looking good.
As a college student, you've probably
discovered that it's hard to juggle all of the things you need to do. All
too quickly your room starts to look messy and overly cluttered.
This is just one of many reasons why it's
important to properly arrange what you have, because you're no doubt crowding a
lot of things into a small space. And if you have roommates, it's even
worse and can easily get out of hand.
A few important adjustments were made in this
co-ed's dorm apartment which made all the difference.
She actually did a very nice job of arranging her sofa with lamps in this
corner. I would not have changed it except that she was tired of the
arrangement and she wanted to incorporate a place for her TV, stereo and
VCR. The photo turned out a little dark, but she also added an old wooden
bench for a coffee table and an area rug to define the seating
arrangement. Other adjustments were made to her posters to help define a
focal point and unify the room.
Furniture arranging and accessory
display are two of the more complicated aspects of interior design. They are
more complex due to the space configuration of rooms, the necessary traffic
patterns, the way the room is used, the colors, the sizes and types of
furniture, the architectural elements that may or may not be present. And
these are just a few of the things one needs to take into account. These are the secrets, tips and
tricks interior designers, decorators and consultants use over and over again to
create those spectacular rooms you've seen in decorating books and
But now you too can learn all of
these concepts, tricks and secrets. Most people don't have the money to hire a
professional designer. Most people can't afford expensive furniture and
accessories. But everyone can learn how to arrange what they have. And you'd be
amazed at how great your apartment, dorm room, condo or home can look if you
just know how to properly arrange what you have. I've packed my 20+
years of experience into this 25 chapter eBook, complete with full color photos, examples and
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DORM ROOM DECORATING TIPS
A wall of closets can be made easily
and inexpensively. Put up a metal clothing pole, with a center support, to extend from one wall to the
other, or use a clothes rack on casters. Attach a traverse rod to the ceiling and place
wide-slat bamboo curtains - floor to ceiling length - on the rod. Stain or paint the bamboo a color,
or keep it natural. Be sure there are adequate openings in the "curtain wall" to reach in
conveniently for your clothing.
Gain space to display pictures and prints by utilizing the flat area on a door. If the door is
flush, mount and mat the picture or print; attach to the door; frame with half-round molding.
If the door is paneled, mount and mat the picture or print so that it will fit inside the top panel -
which will serve as a frame.
Make a handsome folding screen (to get more privacy from a roommate) with flush doors, hinged together. before hinging, attach
elegant molding, then paint or stain.
Need extra storage space in your bathroom? Use the area over your bathtub, between your shower curtain
rod and the ceiling. Measure the area, and have your lumber yard cut a shelf of "Marine" plywood to fit
(this wood is moisture-resistant); set the shelf on brackets and use for storage. To conceal your new
storage shelf, hang a valance (of the same fabric as your shower curtain) from the ceiling on hooks.
Make a stunning wall arrangement with a collection of mirrors. Get mirrors of various sizes and shapes - and in unusual frames;
hang them on a wall as you would prints and paintings. This will also make a small room look larger.
Need to divide the room between yourself and your roommate? Use old gates as room dividers;
two small iron gates make a stunning "see-through" divider.
Dress up your telephone directories or text books. Cover them with adhesive-backed vinyl paper. If you use
more than one directory or book, choose a different patterned paper (that coordinates) to cover each book
for instant identification. Only do your textbooks if you plan to keep them permanently.
Need bookends? Make a pair of bookends for your room out of two common bricks. Paint the bricks
with a semi-gloss paint (to keep fingerprints from showing) or leave natural. Take fabric remnants from your curtains or bedspread and
make slip covers for the bricks. Place them on the shelf on each side of your books.
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