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Decorating Even If You Don't Live In Southwest

Southwest Style DecoratingLiving in the Southwest isn't a requirement for Southwest Style Decorating. Simple touches can give you the New Mexico or Arizona style to your home... even if you don't live near the Colorado River.

Southwest home decor and accessories are available at many big box stores... but what you really need to find is some great online resources. Did you know that a ton of online sellers actually import from Mexico... so we get great deals without having to travel to the interior regions of Mexico.

The use of copper wall decor has been of great interest lately, but copper accessories is never seen in true southwest style homes. Touches of copper is acceptable as an accent piece on a piece of furniture... but it should look handmade, not manufactured.

Some suggestions for adding Southwest style to the exterior of your home:

Now... let's get some ideas for adding Southwest Style to the interior of your home.

Using the southwest style accessories and furnitings available at department stores is never advisable. You know the ones I mean... zig zag patterns in trendy colors. This will give your home a cheap, over done appearance. Southwest style is very understated. To many accessories will junk up the room... simple is better.

The New Southwest Home: Innovative Ideas for Every Room

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