(via Catherine Kwong Design)
Mixing high and low in your home is one of the easiest ways to create a sophisticated space. Although balancing this mix and blending in the lower end pieces can be challenging, that balance is often the key to a beautiful space. Knowing when to splurge and when to save is different for everyone, but I’ve put together some tips and suggestions from my own experience that may help when planning and budgeting for new furniture and decor. It’s a big undertaking to decorate a home, and when you’re just starting out it’s hard to know when to stay in budget and when to go over. With more options than ever for shopping both new and secondhand furniture online, it can be overwhelming to hone in on the right pieces for first-time decorators. So here are a few guidelines to consider when buying for your home, keeping the long-term in mind.