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Interior design advice for first-time homeowners

Buying your first home can be incredibly exciting, but there are many aspects that can be nerve-wracking as well. And while all homeowners have a natural need to customize their living space it may seem like a daunting challenge to outfit an entire household, particularly if you've never done it before. Here's a list of amazing interior design ideas and tips for first-time homeowners.

It's important to pick a color scheme as well as an overall style theme for your home before you begin to pick out furnishings. Because if you're going to choose to make your house in a Shabby Chic style, the furniture you choose will be fundamentally different from the furniture you would choose if you're going to outfit your home in a more modern style.

Often when you spend more money now, you save money later. Because of making such a large purchase you may be tempted to outfit your home in budget furniture and accents. However, when you choose quality furnishings, they last a lot longer which means it's may be many years before you have to repair or replace your furniture and accent pieces.

Make sure the styles you choose reflects your own personal style and is functional for the lifestyle you lead. For example, if you love the ocean feel free to embrace a nautical style for your home. And if you have a job that is rather high stress, it's best to create a home environment that is as clutter-free and organized as possible.

Make sure the furnishings and accent pieces you choose are versatile. Just because you want to hold on to the same furnishings and accents for a long time doesn't mean you want your home to look the same for years. By buying pieces that are easily rearranged to create a whole new look you ensure that you will be satisfied with your furnishings for years to come.

By following these simple yet customizable interior design ideas, you can truly make your house feel like a home. In for the latest in furniture and accent pieces be sure to visit katespade.com.

 
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