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Updating old doors

Plus, you can put your prettiest bottles in the front and add in a plant to make it seem more thought-through."All too often, we fall victim to the adorable throw pillow trap and buy a bunch in the same size.

"The fastest way to update a table is to change the two chairs at each end of the table, whether that's replacing them with something lighter, or just reupholstering them in a modern fabric, like a thick stripe or zebra print," Naiman says.It can be draped on a chair or sofa like a throw would be, but it works anywhere because "it adds texture without adding pattern, and warmth without color," she says.Overstuffed sofas have gone the way of sponge-painted walls, but they're not as easy to get rid of.I have since ordered two more times and every time my order was delivered...” Robert La Grange, IL “We refinished the red oak boxes in our basement wet bar and wanted to buy new doors to get better quality and update the look.We got a shaker style quarter sawn red oak and they are outstanding.Variety usually makes a room more interesting, but when it comes to candles, there's one color stylists almost always like to use: white.

An array of vibrant-hued candles can "look really old-lady no matter what you do with them," Naiman says.

If you aren't ready to invest in a new sofa, take a look at the other items in your living room. "A coffee table in the same scale and a few sleek, modern pieces—maybe a side table or a floor lamp—can freshen things up," Naiman explains.

Just beware of tchotchkes: "Little accessories will only make this sofa seem bigger, and it'll make the items seem bitsy and cluttered."We've all heard how important it is to decorate in odd numbers, but it's not just the quantities of threes (or fives) that make things more pleasing to the eye. I vary the texture, size and, sometimes, color, so the overall effect is collected but not matchy-matchy," Henderson says.

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