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How to transform a room with a few key details

By emily.bailey

Monday, February 29, 2016

How to Transform a Room with a Few Key Details | Schlage

Here are a few easy ideas to help you transform the look of your home to better reflect your style without taking on a major renovation.

 

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Whether they're big or small, the details matter when it comes to home decor. Simple choices from light fixtures to artwork play a major role in transforming a room. Here are a few easy ideas to help you transform the look of your home to better reflect your style without taking on a major renovation.

1. Throw pillows

One of the easiest ways to transform a room is to add a few throw pillows that a pop of color or a unique statement. Opt for pillow covers and inserts to make it easy to switch things up as the seasons change or even just with your mood.
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2. Artwork

Like throw pillows, artwork and gallery walls provide an easy way to create a versatile look. Switch out family photos as children grow up or swap a print with a holiday favorite. The options are endless.
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3. Light fixtures

While this requires more work and is not nearly as versatile as the two ideas above, changing the lighting in a room can provide a dark, dingy space with a major wow factor. As long as you are placing new fixtures where old ones have already been installed, this is a project any homeowner can take on. Just be sure to read all the manufacturer's instructions and take proper precautions by turning off all power to that room.
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4. Door hardware

Your door hardware is often an overlooked feature that actually plays a vital role in providing a cohesive look throughout your home. Is your home full of outdated, bright brass hardware? Maybe you have some hardware that does not match or coordinate with the existing hardware in your home. Choosing a door knob or lever style and finish that better reflects your personal aesthetic can be the perfect finishing touch you've been looking for.
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5. Plumbing

Now that you've updated your light fixtures and door hardware to match your personal style, what about your kitchen and bathroom plumbing and faucets? You can choose to allow the finish of your door hardware and lighting to dictate your faucet choices or opt for an interesting touch by mixing finishes.
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Which details do you notice first in a home? Comment below to let us know!

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