4 Design Mistakes to Avoid and What to do Instead

The best interior design helps you understand your style, mix trending and timeless ideas and items, incorporate family heirlooms and favorite keepsakes, all in a way that feels effortless and fresh. Although we aren’t in each of your homes, we love to share our ideas and process with you so that you can get a look you love on your own. So today, we are sharing four design mistakes to avoid and what to do instead.

Lack of Diversity

Rosemary Project / Photography: Camille Marie Studio

Incorporate a variety of elements–purchased, inherited, discovered, and thrifted– to create a more captivating space.

Neglecting Contrast

Rosemary Project / Photography: Camille Marie Studio

Mix different styles, colors, shapes, textures, and eras to add visual interest and to prevent spaces from feeling monotonous.

Everything Matchy-Matchy

Becki Owens Via Bellota Project
Via Bellota Project / Brynn Alyson Photography

Avoid overly coordinated furniture sets and instead mix textures, tones, and silhouettes to create a more dynamic and personalized look.

Trend Overload

Via Bellota Project / Brynn Alyson Photography

Focus on timeless design over fleeting trends to ensure long-term enjoyment of your home. Embrace individuality! Your home should reflect your personality and preferences to maintain a love for it despite evolving trends.

At Becki Owens Living, we wanted to create a sapce where you can shop a curated collection of products that I, as an interior designer, stand behind. No need to feel boxed in buying compete furniture sets. Now you can mis and match items you love to design the room of your dreams. Our goal? To help you unleash your inner designer and build a home that’s uniquely you! Shop here to find your look.


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