23. Define Your Focus
"When considering a makeover, always remember that a successful room needs an object of focus," recommends interior designer Thomas Jayne. “A piece of art, something inherited like a piece of furniture, or even a found object."
24. Create Rooms to Live In
“Life is messy," says Annie Selke, author of Fresh American Spaces. “Choose fabrics (and slipcovers) with real life in mind so you can laugh (not cry) when red wine spills or the dog jumps on the sofa."
25. Accessorize in Color
Update your bathroom without major renovations using new, colorful towels, curtains and bathroom ensembles.
26. Use This Curtain Trick
If you would like the illusion of higher ceilings, mount your curtain bracket close to the ceiling.