Interior decorating is all about balance. In other words, if your home is too [something] (fill in the blank: cluttered, bright, dark, sterile, etc.) it will make you feel unhappy and off balance to be in for very long. To fix things, you need to balance out the room by pushing it in the opposite direction.

Once you know what’s wrong with your room, it’s not hard to find ways to bring balance to your room and create a place that’s much more pleasant to live in.

So, let’s diagnose your room. Is it…

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