Designer Trick

Check out this designer technique for arranging accessories.

  1. Design 101


Designer Lee Snijders says a common trick designers use when arranging accessories is the law of threes, fives and sevens. Here's how it works:

Start with three items and arrange them in a triangle. Add two more items and keep them within the triangle as shown (top left).


The orange fruit pairings added to the front of the grouping complete the look.

Next Up

Catch Up With Our Blogs

We're serving up the latest news, gorgeous style, crafty DIY projects, clever entertaining tips and more. Consider these your design digests.

Follow Us Everywhere

Join the party! Don't miss HGTV in your favorite social media feeds.