16 ways to accessorise your home
Don't underestimate the power of accessories. Carefully chosen, the right ones can give your home a fresh look without breaking the bank. Lamps, rugs and candles in zingy hues will add a hit of colour without being too drastic. A hot pink cushion is easier to live with than an entire wall!
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Updated September 2011
Hang plates on the wall
Think of new ways to display your treasures. Instead of putting plates in neat rows on a kitchen dresser, why not hang assorted designs in an informal arrangement on your living room wall for a contemporary look? Botanic Garden Plates, from £9.75, Portmeirion.
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