You guys seemed to love my upholstery yardage cheat sheet so today I’m sharing the rest of my collection of interior design cheat sheets and infographics. Some give you hard and fast rules, others function as design “glossaries”. Interior design pros love to say “there are no rules” when it comes making design decisions for your home. Maybe that’s true when you’re a professional and the decisions you make come from a place of knowledge and years of experience about what just works. But when you’re out there shopping on your own, spending hard earned money on products for your home, isn’t it nice to have some guidelines?
First up – dining table seating capacities. Good to know before you drop a few grand on a new dining room set up!
Living room area rugs should ideally accommodate all furniture in a room. This is hard to accomplish unless you have a huge rug and an even bigger room. At the very least, strive to have the front legs of all the furniture on a piece of the rug. Another great tip – try to keep area rug edges and corners away from traffic flow areas of the room.
What do you think? Will you be printing any of these to keep handy? The pillow arranging one is in my purse right now!