If you're feeling a little bolder and braver, try a much less subtle use of green and make a real style statement with a bright hit of green somewhere in your home. Here, the emerald green velvet staircase contrasts with the fun wallpaper to create a really exciting and engaging space.
Mix horizontals and verticals Play with your book arrangements to find the best configuration for your space. Mix horizontally stacked books with classically positioned uprights for an informal look. This is also a great cheat for any oversized books that are too tall to stand upright on shelves.