Best Do-It-Yourself Advice…From Home Design to Wedding Planning

Processed with VSCOcam with g3 presetWhether it's planning the "perfect" wedding or creating your "perfect" space, one of our favorite wedding planners, Heather Balliet of Amorology Weddings shares some of her favorite tips that work for both.   See more on Heather's style in the January 2013 issue of San Diego Magazine, where her very own "living" space is featured and she offers some more useful"DYI" tips. Processed with VSCOcam with a1 presetHeather suggests, always bringing the outside in. Keep things fresh with movement.  There should always be something living in the space...such as flowers, a plant or goldfish. It's also important to embrace the seamless combination of textures, patterns and price points. Find an old piece of furniture you love and customize it with a fresh coat of paint or upholstery. Use as a showpiece at the wedding then bring it home to use as a focal point in your design. Don't keep things too matchy matchy, combining styles and colors make for much more inviting and interesting look.  It keeps your look relevant and interesting. Another great tip is anchoring a room with a splash of black then add color for richness and elegance.  Let your unique style shine through!  Learn more about Heather & Amorology Weddings: www.amorologyweddings.comliving-room