Eric Cohler, an interior designer in New York City who can make any room look great, comes to the rescue.
Q: I can't afford a headboard for my bed. How do I lose the dorm look?
A: Paint a headboard! It is cheap and takes no time at all. Choose a color that complements your bedding, and paint a large rectangle right above where your bed sits. Then, with a contrasting color, paint a 3- to 4-inch border around the rectangle.
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Q: I have a bunch of photos I want to display. Any suggestions on how?
A: Order varying sizes of prints on a Website like Shutterfly.com. Then buy the same frame in different sizes, and hang them in groups. If you want the display to be really fancy, pick frames that have mats in them.
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Q: What's a simple way to make my puny space appear bigger?
A: Most people stay away from dark-colored paint, but if you use a deep hue on only your ceiling or one wall, it helps it recede,