Your home is a reflection of yourself and what is more important than how you decorate your home. So how do you determine what style to choose for your decor? The first step is to figure out how you want to express yourself. What are your interests in life and how can you express those interests through decorating?
If you do the research you can find some wonderful examples of individuals expressing their interests through decor. For example if you really love your cats you can create a very cat friendly home such as the one designed by Asahi Kasei. On the other hand if you prefer good old country store to get your quilts then check out stores like The Picket Fence. There are so many ways you can decorate your home and you can either do it yourself or hire an interior decorator.
There are ways to find certified interior decorators. One way is through Certified Interior Decorators International. Whenever you choose to have someone work on or in your home it is always a good idea to do your research and view some of their previous work. Get references from previous clients and ensure that they are a reputable company.
Whether you choose to hire a decorator or do the decorating yourself the most important aspect is to take your time to figure out what you truly want. You can even find interior design software that can help you figure out and plan your new look. This software can help you draw floor plans, arrange furniture even help pick out colors and textures of fabric. Many of the programs are user friendly enough that the everyday person can use them without much difficulty. So, focus on your lifestyle and what you want your home to represent then enjoy the experience of decorating.