1. Choosing curtain that is too short
Short curtain or drape make your space look outdated & your windows look awkward.
Choose a longer curtain that touches the floor with the curtain rod set a bit higher from the window's edge.
2. Choosing the wrong size of an area rug
A wrong size of area rug will make yout space look disproportionate. For example, large rug with small furnitures / large furnitures with small rug.
Make sure that your rug extends under all the key pieces of furniture in the area.
3. Arranging sofa against the wall
Pushing your sofa against the wall will create a big empty dead space in the middle. And because of that, your space would look less inviting.
Pull your sofa away atleast 12" from the wall. By letting your furnitures float around your space will made the place look more cozy & welcoming.
4. Choosing a matching furniture set
Having your sofa, coffee table, side table & sideboard with a matching look will definitely make your space look boring & lacks personality.
Choose different furnitures by design & colour but contrasts & balances with each other.
5. Visible clutter
Unsightly clutter and disorganization not only contributes to a stressful life but also ruins the entire look of a space.
Invest in a hidden storage, shelves or boxes to keep all objects in place neatly.