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Basic Design Concepts to Revamp Your Space

Congratulations on moving into your new home or apartment! Now that you are beginning to get settled in; it's time to add a little of your personal flavor to your new home.

1. Analyze Your Space. Now that all of the boxes are unpacked, look at your space objectively. Is it a big, small or odd shaped? Is your current furniture "working" for? Does it hinder or add value to your place. What are the walls, floors, ceiling and windows like? What changes do you want to make happen in the room?

2. Make a List. After this assesement, decide what changes are feasible such as adding paint or changing your wallpaper, carpet or other flooring.

3. Get Shopping. Now that you know, what you need and what you like, it's time to get shopping. Think outside of the box when revamping your home. Flea markets, garage sales and online resources are cheap ways to find cute vintage piece. You can, of course, go to popular retailers such as Home Depot or Lowes to find paint and wallpaper to spruce up your home.

4. DIY. The do-it-yourself movement has never been hotter. Check out sites like Design Sponge and DIY Design Fantanic for ideas and step-by-step guides.

There are some basic rules you can follow to help you understand what works and what doesn't work, and these rules are covered in the guide.

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