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Easy home design tips and tricks used by renowned interior designer Christiane Lemieux to overhaul Teni Panosian’s luxe Tudor home. Love the way Teni's house turned out? Click here to shop the look! http://amzn.to/2fiIplk

Home Design Tips and Tricks

Living Room

Tip #1 The Color Palette

Pick a central piece of your home to create a color palette around. Teni drew inspiration from her fireplace and translated this into a natural color palette for her living room.

Tip #2 The Mix

Don't be afraid to mix and match styles! Be bold mixing medieval, traditional, the twenties, and natural elements. If you choose to mix styles go wide, try new things, then edit down.

Tip #3 Make Zones

Make zones in your space. The central zone in Teni's living room is based around the architecture of the fireplace and grounds the room. Creating individual zones with their own unique style helps create flow throughout the living room.


Dining Room

Tip #1 Pick A Graphic Focal Point

Tip #2 Statement Art

Build your room around a bold statement art piece. Fill the room with complementary decor that won't detract from the artwork but will work to enhance its features.

Tip #3 It's All About The Mix

Don't be afraid to mix decor types, combining mid-century pieces with rustic or traditional furniture. Bring the entire look together with shimmery and black accents. Pro tip: when mixing furniture keep scale in mind!



Tip #1 Layer Color

Using a distinct color palette throughout the bedroom creates consistency, making the room glamorous and tranquil.

Tip #2 Symmetry Creates Calm

Symmetry around your bed creates a sense of calmness. Place two matching side tables with accent pieces on either side of the bed to create balance.

Tip #3 Make It Multi-Functional

Make the most out of your space by including a vanity, part of a closet, and a lounge area. The lounge area is a central point in the bedroom, making it the perfect spot to get ready, hangout, watch TV, and relax!