Interior Design Charts to help you feel like a professional decorator


 You don't need to be an interior designer to know all the handy little secrets the pros know —just pin and reference these charts to sharpen your decorating skills. Guests won't have a clue that you didn't pay big bucks for your impeccably designed home.

1. The ultimate guide to shopping for upholstery

Generally, there's only one thing standing in the way of giving your furniture new life: It can be tricky to know how much fabric you need. Luckily, this trusty guide will ensure that you always buy the correct yardage for any type of furniture.

2. How to use color

Choosing paint isn't easy. How do you pick the perfect hue to offset your decor? Use this guide to help figure out how to harness the power of color to create the atmosphere you want.

3. How to arrange subway tile

For as long as we can remember, subway tiles have been a country staple. Turns out, updating the classic is easier than you might think. Create visual interest by arranging the tiles in one of these nine new ways.

4. Paint colors for samll paces

As small homes and tiny houses gain popularity, it's important to know that decorating rules can change depending on the size of the space. Make a room feel bigger by consulting this helpful chart.