sometimes a small change can dramatically improve the character of a space that at some later date will be getting an overhaul… the following are material changes that could be used as an interim solution:

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can your home grant you powers of observation


Patricia Rattray, Renovat’d Editorial Team
August 21, 2013

“When you look at a room, what do you see? If I put ten people in a room for one minute and then asked them to recall what they saw, I would hear ten different descriptions. Each person tends to focus on a different aspect of a room when they first enter.

Most people notice the furniture in combination with wall colors. Others let their eyes fall on a dramatic or central focal point. An entire room takes a while to be seen and digested. Creating the most appealing room starts with noticing everything from the ceiling to the floor, and every item in between….”