Do you struggle with home decorating? Do you wonder why that perfect paint color on Pinterest doesn't look right in your home? Or perhaps you want to add more color to your decor but don't know what colors will work?
If you're struggling to make your home look cohesive, I feel your pain! When I moved into my first home I had no idea what I was doing and just painted and decorated with every color that I liked. Needless to say, my home didn't feel like me and felt oddly disjointed.
Over the past few years, I've finally figured out a formula that works. Now I'm able to pick colors that work for my home and I have a defined decorating style that's uniquely me. What I have learned has worked wonders in my home and it will in yours, too!
This ultimate decorating guide contains everything you need to know to pick the perfect color scheme for your home and get out of your comfort zone with accessories and pattern mixing. Not only that, but my pro styling tips will have you taking your decorating to a whole new level!
Think of this guide as your key to creating a house you'll love coming home to.
"I've always loved decorating, but it can be hard to define your personal style when there are so many great decor styles out there. Jenna's book nails the process we should all go through when decorating our homes. She gives great insight into picking a color scheme, adding textures and decorating your space for you. Home in Progress is a great guide for anyone struggling to nail down their personal decorating style."
- Meg, Green with Decor
Home in Progress contains everything you could want to know about decorating your home from picking colors that work, to working with patterns, styling tips and more!
HOW TO CHOOSE PAINT COLORS THAT WORK FOR YOUR HOME
Did you know there's a science to picking paint colors? I'll teach you the fail-safe way to pick paint colors that work in your home.
THE EASIEST WAY TO ADD COLOR TO YOUR HOME
Just starting to experiment with color? It's easy to make your home feel cohesive and inject some personality with a few simple strategies.
TIPS FOR DECORATING ON A BUDGET
Decorating your home shouldn't have to cost an arm and a leg! I share my favorite ways to decorate on a budget to get a look you'll love.
HOW TO FIND YOUR PERSONAL DECORATING STYLE
Who wants to decorate based on a generic style label? Not me! I'll help you discover your personal decorating style so that you can create a home that's as unique as you are.
SIMPLE STYLING TIPS TO GIVE YOU A MAGAZINE WORTHY LOOK
My pro styling tips will give you the confidence to style coffee tables, bookshelves and stylish vignettes.
HOW TO MIX PATTERNS & TEXTURES
By following a few simple rules, you'll learn to mix and match patterns to really add interest throughout your home.
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"Home In Progress is your essential guide for decorating the home of your dreams. Whether you are in your forever home or your "right now" home, Home In Progress will guide you through the entire decorating process from color on the walls to trinkets on your bookshelves. No more worrying or procrastination! It is time to decorate the space you have to make it a retreat for you and your family at the end of the day."
- Lindsay, My Creative Days
PART 1- INTRODUCTION Chapter 1: Decorating Can Transform Your Home Chapter 2: My Decorating Journey
PART 2 - DEFINING YOUR PERSONAL DESIGN STYLE Chapter 3: What is a Well Decorated Home? Chapter 4: The Importance of Inspiration Chapter 5: Discovering Your Personal Design Style
PART 3 - CREATING A COHESIVE HOME Chapter 6: The Basics of Color Theory Chapter 7: How to Choose Colors That Work Chapter 8: How to Easily Add Color & Texture Chapter 9: How to Mix and Match Home Decor Chapter 10: Space Planning & Furniture Placement
PART 4 - STYLE YOUR WAY TO A BEAUTIFUL HOME Chapter 11: Dealing With the Clutter, First Chapter 12: How to Style Vignettes Chapter 13: How to Make Your Bed Like a Stylist Chapter 14: How to Correctly Hang Art and Picture Frames Chapter 15: How to Correctly Hang Curtains Chapter 16: How to Mix Patterns & Textures
PART 5 - NOW WHAT? PLUS SOME OTHER CONSIDERATIONS Chapter 17: The Use of Mood Boards to Bring Your Vision to Life Chapter 18: Decorating on a Budget Chapter 19. Decorating When You’re a Renter Chapter 20: Knowing When to Hire Professionals Chapter 21: Learning to Love What You Have Chapter 22: Putting Your Plans into Action Chapter 23: Maintaining Cohesion Throughout Your Home
“Jenna's book is easy to follow and walks you through steps to help you identify your style and bring it to life. If you're decorating your first house, or have been designing for years - there's something new to learn for everyone!"
- Bre, Brepurposed
"Wow! I never imagined Jenna could fit so much practical knowledge and advice into one book. The Ultimate Decorator's Guide is a complete and easy-to-follow guide for homeowner's to find their own style and decorate a home that THEY love. If you are struggling to find your style and aren't in love with your home, you need this book. It will help you create a home that is perfect for you and that gives you a huge burst of pride and happiness every time you open your front door!"
Over 80 pages of decorating advice, color theory and pro tips, designed to finally help you overcome the frustration of getting decorating right - the first time!
The accompanying worksheets will help you find your personal design style, pick paint colors that work in your home, make an action plan to tackle issues, and much more.
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