How to Decorate Rooms

Ready to get started with room decor but not sure where to begin? Let us help you figure out what you need to decorate any room in your house. We have the top, best, and newest projects to get you decorating. Watch a video to spark your creativity or join the conversation happening now on our room decor discussion boards.

How to Decorate a Room

Choose your theme

Choose your color scheme and the look you want to go for. This will dictate what decor to get and the linen you should purchase.

Introduce your base colors

Choose a color scheme for your carpets, rugs, curtains, and any other fabric items. They should match or be complementary.

Add a few reflective items

Bring in a few glass or metallic items. This will bring balance to the matte textures.

Choose your wall decor

Add mirrors to enlarge a room. Paintings will add a matte feel, creating a homey atmosphere.

Bring a light source into the room

Ensure there is enough strong light in the room. If the windows are small, add candles and lamps, which are also decorative.

Top DIY Room Decoration Projects

Our top room decor projects for you to get ideas for your room makeover.

Popular Slideshows for Decorating Rooms

Slideshows of DIY room decor sure to whip your room into shape.

Room Decorating Videos

Peruse our collection of DIY video tutorials on room decor projects.

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Do you have an old rug that is faded or stained? Rather than throw it out, you could breathe new life into a rug by dyeing it. This is easier to do than you might think, and it gives terrific results that will give you a spectacular new item to use in your home. Learn how to dye a rug below and see how easy it is to get a great new look for a rug that has seen better days.

Giant Bouncy Ball Ornaments

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DIY Upcycle: Book Page Flower Wreath Wall Hanging

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Easy Light Up Canvas Art

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New Decorating Rooms Projects

Want to know what's trending in DIY room decorations? Look here at new projects.

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