How to Arrange Accessories Like a Professional

Accessories are the final touches when decorating a room. Learning how to arrange accessories can complete a room and help it to feel more personal. There are no right or wrong pieces, select whatever makes you feel happy.

how to arrange accessories like a pro

How to Arrange Accessories Like a Pro!

You can select objects that are your favorites, collectible items, candles, vases or picture frames.

This post will give you tips on how to arrange accessories in your home. It will also help you decide where and how to display them.

First, you’ll want to group the items that are similar by color, shape or material.

Next, vary the height of the items. Place different sized items together to make it interesting. Even if they are the exact same thing, varying the height will call attention to it. Try to make sure that nothing is smaller than an orange or it will get lost in the arrangement.

Now, stagger the pieces from front to back. If you have 3 pieces, place them in a triangle. if you have more than 3 pieces, work with overlapping triangles. Always go for odd numbers when deciding how many items to place.

You can also choose to have a focal point and have the accessories gather around the focal point.

Be careful not to overdo it with too many items. It will begin to look like clutter. If you have a lot of items you would like to display, place a few out at a time and rotate them. It will keep the room feeling fresh and new.

If you have a lot of similar items, (like a collection) it is better to group them together than spread them throughout the room. It will be more interesting to see them all together.

Hopefully, this post has given you some new ideas on how to arrange accessories in your home!

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3 thoughts on “How to Arrange Accessories Like a Professional

  1. Jen says:

    I’m terrible at arranging things and putting on the finishing touches. I’ll keep these tips in mind when I finally get to this point in my living room.

  2. Keri says:

    Leigh, It’s amazing how the little pieces can really bring a room together and make it feel more like a home than a house! Thanks for the advice in arranging the details!! 🙂 Great article!!

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