Most people think they’re a pro when it comes to decorating. It’s the same mindset that men have when they don’t think they need directions on the highway. It’s your house so why wouldn’t you know what’s best for it? Well, you might know what’s best, but you might not know the best way to bring your vision to life. In fact, you might end up making some rookie mistakes that could have easily been avoided with some research or guidance.
Before we dive into the list, it’s important to know that it’s OK to admit that you’re a beginner. Everyone has to start somewhere, and it’s better to learn the basics first before diving straight into a project that you’re not prepared to handle. You’ll be happier in the long run.
Chances are you’ve made some of these common mistakes. You might have not even realized that it was a mistake at the time! Buying furniture in sets, hanging light fixtures too low, painting without a plan, not trying before buying, and not measuring are just a few of the 12 common, rookie decorating mistakes people make. Anything look familiar? These mistakes are problems because they all epitomize a lack of foresight and planning. You’ll end up doing far more work when you have to go back and make corrections or you’ll end up having to live with the mistakes. Neither option is ideal.
Take a look at all 12 of the common mistakes to brush up on your knowledge and learn why it’s important to understand the basics of home decorating.
Read the full article here: 12 Rookie Decorating Moves You Might Be Making