Decorating Don'ts: Designers Share War Stories and Solutions
See what HGTV designers say are the worst faux pas, and get tips for fixing them.
Hide CaptionShow CaptionIn Season 2 of Design Star, "Sparkle" Josh created this focal point art piece using compact mirrors from a discount store.
If you don't have a piece that is appropriately sized for a wall, “Sparkle” Josh suggests, “It is much better to simply leave the wall space bare, because the size and scale of the wall hanging is completely out of balance with its background. Keep in mind, large walls can be great canvases for displaying lovely artwork or hanging mirrors to reflect your space's dynamic design or the personal glamour of your hair-do. Don’t get me wrong. I'm all for a fabulous Sparkalicios Spectacle on the wall. Just make sure the gown fits the girl! Make the ‘Platinum’ plural in your life!”