15 September 2023

Alright, folks, let’s talk about something we’ve all been guilty of at some point – interior design mishaps! Don’t worry; it’s not just you. We’re all in this together. So, grab a comfy chair, and let’s dive into these hilarious design blunders and how to turn your pad from drab to fab!

Main Bedroom
Design by BANDD/DESIGN Photography by Ryann Ford Photography

1. Lights, Camera… Wait, Where’s the Action?

Picture this: You’ve got your living room all setup, but it feels like a cave. What’s the issue? Lighting! You’ve been neglecting it like an old, dusty book on a forgotten shelf. Time to fix it! Layer your lighting like you’re dressing for a chilly winter day. Get some ambient, task, and accent lighting to create a cozy vibe. And hey, dimmer switches are your new best friends – they’re like mood lighting on demand!

Bandd Josephinest 1 2
Design by BANDD/DESIGN Photography by Molly Culver Photography

2. The Giant Furniture That Ate My Room

Ever bought furniture that looked fabulous in the store but felt like moving Mount Everest into your place? Yep, we’ve all been there. Scale and proportion matter. Measure your space, folks! Big room? Go bold! Small space? Embrace the cozy. Mix and match sizes to keep things visually interesting.

Design by BANDD/DESIGN Photography by Molly Culver Photography

3. Gray, Beige, and… Snore!

Is your home decked out in fifty shades of neutral? It’s time to shake things up! Don’t be shy with color. Paint that accent wall a vibrant hue, or toss in colorful accessories. Life’s too short for beige!

Design by BANDD/DESIGN Photography by Molly Culver Photography

4. Getting off of Rug Island

Easily one of the biggest design mistakes people make time and time again. Rugs that are too small for the rooms they live in. Rugs should be large enough so that every piece of large furniture (think sofa, coffee table, etc.) can sit on the rug, even if partially. When in doubt, go bigger!

Design by BANDD/DESIGN Photography by Molly Culver Photography

5. When Clutter Becomes King

Ever notice how your cool decor disappears under a mountain of stuff? It’s time to declutter, folks! Get creative with storage solutions. Shelves, cabinets, secret hidey-holes – you name it! Your home should be a Zen paradise, not an episode of “Hoarders.”

In a nutshell, folks, we all make interior design faux pas. But, fear not, because you’re just a few tweaks away from turning your place into a masterpiece. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, consider calling in the pros, like the cool cats at BANDD/DESIGN. They’ll simplify the process, save you money, and ensure your home is as fun as it is functional.

So, what are you waiting for? It’s time to fix those design blunders and make your home a space where you can truly let loose and be yourself. Your home, your rules! 🏠✨


Sara Sig

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