Image: kristendukephotographyBrown and orange colour schemes were all the rage in the 70s; although these colours are once again on-trend unless they convey a modern look they can easily date a room. Swap dark colours for light and they can help to make a bedroom look larger; adding height to the headboard and adding a foot board will up-date a bed. New bedding in white will allow you to change accent colours easily.
Image: axsorisBrown and white look good together but they can also look staid and boring. Inject colour and texture by reupholstering the sofa or using throws; add plenty of cushions with a variety of textures to give a living room an instant up date without much effort or expense on your part.
Image: itsybelleOnce again this shows a good example of how lighter shades on brown can give an instant pick-me-up to tired looking furniture. Coupled with a new accent colour a cosy reading corner is highlighted with a trendy table lamp.
Image: homeconstructionimprovementAnother fabulous example showing how a fresh lick of paint and some pretty new bedding can transform the look of a bedroom. Adding wall art breaks the monotony of a large expanse of plain wall.
Image: highlandhomesAs children grow older you'll need to accommodate their ever changing tastes in style and décor. To keep ahead of the game use a neutral as the base colour and then swap and change bedding without any worries of them not looking chic.