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6 Simple Home Decor Tips

6 Simple Home Decor Tips

 

You don’t have to spend thousands to bring beauty home — the pleasure is in harnessing simple, everyday things to create a sense of warmth and cheer. Try these tips to please both eye and soul:

Get An Instant Bedside Table

Pile up your favorite coffee table books by the side of your bed. Place a small tray or coasters on top to keep your coffee mug. Place a shapely earthen pot beside your stack, and you’ve created a beautiful nook.

Stone and Blossoms

Use a beautiful stone birdbath as a container for potting succulent plants and bright flowers!

A Glowing Idea

Need a centerpiece for your dining table? Just place a cluster of attractive candles in varying heights in a shallow tray. The resulting glow is guaranteed to look lovely and impress guests.

Wrap up the light

Wrap a beautiful ribbon on the stem of a tall wrought iron candle holder to give it a fresh, festive look.

Invite Nature Indoors

On your walks and travels, keep an eye out for lovely, natural tidbits: an autumn leaf, a pine cone, twisted twigs, pebbles, shells…pop them into pretty glass bowls. Beauty without spending a penny!

Rearrange Your Books

Turn a boring bookshelf display into stunning by simply arranging your books according to the colors of their spine. The reds together, blues bunched with blues, and so on…

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Shubhra Krishan

Writer, editor and journalist Shubhra Krishan is the author of Essential Ayurveda: What it is and what it can do for you (New World Library, 2003), Radiant Body, Restful Mind: A Woman's book of comfort (New World Library, 2004), and The 9 to 5 Yogi: How to feel like a sage while working like a dog (Hay House India, 2011).

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11:19PM PDT on Jun 3, 2012

like these ideas

10:53AM PDT on May 3, 2012

Thank you

10:31PM PDT on Apr 29, 2012

Thanks.

11:44PM PST on Feb 1, 2012

I like the birdbath idea and the books. :)

6:36PM PST on Jan 25, 2012

Simple but very effective

12:20PM PST on Jan 3, 2012

will do)))

1:31PM PST on Nov 20, 2011

I'd absolutely love to completely redo my room...

9:37PM PST on Nov 11, 2011

Simple is better and more creative!

11:23AM PDT on Nov 4, 2011

thank you

5:47PM PDT on Nov 1, 2011

Fun ideas. I love bringing in pine cones, leaves, and pebbles! Of course, if I piled up my coffee table books, I'd have a table about 3 inches high. Hehehe.

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