Designer Solutions for the Biggest Decorating Faux Pas

The best-laid plans sometimes go awry, which is often the case when it comes to decorating. Purchasing rugs without properly measuring a room, using too much of your favorite color in a single space, or buying a lot of furniture from the same shop may not seem like a big deal, but the resulting space will probably not end up being exactly as you had imagined.

We recently polled eight top design talents to share what decorating faux pas they often see, and asked how the good-intentioned home decorator can avoid these pitfalls. Keep reading to see what they had to say.