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Decorating your home is an exciting experience. It’s fun to choose all the decorations and color schemes, but it can quickly become overwhelming if you’re not sure where to start. There are many aspects to consider before embarking on your home decorating project.

The best room order for home decoration is to start with the high-traffic areas of the house, such as the kitchen. This ensures that the popular areas of the house are finished before areas that are not frequently used. After these areas, decorating bedrooms and bathrooms is best.

The rest of this article discusses the best room order to start with for home decoration, why this order is the best, and tips and tricks to make home decoration a little easier.

Which room should I start decorating first?

Which room you start decorating depends on you and your family. While most people gather in similar areas around their homes, the number of people living in your home and your hobbies will determine which room is most frequently used.

You should start by decorating your living room first. The living room is the space where families spend the most time together, so it is considered a high-traffic area in your home. By decorating the high-traffic areas first, you can keep your home more organized and speed up the decoration process.

According to a study by Choice Home Guarantee, the living room and the kitchen are equally important and were chosen as the most valuable by 28.1% of people. However, the value of each room heavily depends on your everyday hobbies and your age.

Before you start decorating, watch this 9-minute YouTube video by Sharrah Stevens on how to avoid common mistakes when decorating your home:

The Best Room Order for Decorating and where to start

While it’s not necessary to decorate your home in a specific way, it’s always preferable to decorate the rooms in an order that makes your life easier. So if, like most Americans, you spend the most time in your living room, your next step will be to determine the other busier areas, most likely the kitchen.

Below, I will discuss the best order for decorating rooms and explain where to start in each room to decorate it as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Living Room

While starting with decorating the living room is the best option as it is the space where family, friends, and house guests spend the most time together, there are many areas within a living room.

If your living room is larger than most others, it may still feel overwhelming.

Therefore, before furnishing your living room, the first thing you should do is measure the available space. Measuring is essential for many reasons, as you don’t want to buy furniture that is too big or too small and will ruin the look of the room.

However, before you buy anything, you need to agree on an aesthetic for the space and make sure the walls and floor match your desires. Buying all the furniture before deciding to paint or change the flooring will only create more chaos.


The next room you should decorate is your kitchen.

Alongside the living room, the kitchen is another room in the house where everyone gathers. Since most families spend time together in the kitchen, cooking and eating, it is an essential aspect of the home.

Not only that, but when decorating to sell your home, the kitchen is one of the most important selling points in a house. The Home Owners Alliance reports that updating the kitchen can dramatically increase the value of your home, especially by updating the appliances.

One of the first things you need to do when decorating your kitchen is to create a solid plan. The amount of modernization or decoration you plan will determine how much planning is required.

If you only want to replace the countertops or the paint, then you only need to consider the aesthetics.

Master Bedroom

After decorating the main rooms of the house, moving on to the master bedroom is an excellent next decoration step. Although many people only spend time in their bedrooms at night, a beautifully decorated bedroom makes the home feel all the more cozy.

The master bedroom, like the kitchen, is a selling point when it comes to staging your home for sale. So make sure it is appropriately decorated before listing your home to increase its value.

Start decorating the master bedroom by painting it.

If you have old carpet, it’s a good idea to replace it. It’s important to stick to an aesthetic that matches your paint color, flooring, and furniture. If you’re unsure about which aesthetic to choose, read this WebMD article on how to choose the right color scheme for your home.

This article goes into detail about different types of colors and how they affect you, but it also delves into the psychology of colors and how different colors can affect your mood. For example, if you want a room that feels calm, blue is an excellent color.

However, yellow rooms can exude cheerfulness and positivity.

If you’re decorating your home to sell, choosing a more neutral color like light brown or cream is the best option.


While bathrooms may be used more by guests than your bedroom, it is still number four on the best room order for decorating because it is usually a minor job. However, the scope of work depends on the size of the bathroom and the extent of decoration you plan.

Decorating a bathroom can involve laying new tiles or flooring, repainting the walls, or even replacing plumbing. Like with all rooms, you should let your aesthetic guide you before redesigning anything in the bathroom.

Guest Room

Finally, you decorate the guest rooms. Since guest rooms are not used every day, these rooms can serve as storage while you decorate the rest of your home. Guest rooms are typically not decorated as prominently as other rooms in the house.

That’s why it’s an excellent idea to save it for last, as you won’t have much to decorate.

To decorate a guest room, choose a neutral color that complements other colors. As a result, it’s easy to stay on top of the aesthetic, and decorating will be a breeze.

If you’re still unsure where to start with your decorating, I recommend reading “Domino: The Book of Decorating,” which you can find on This book offers plenty of advice and guidance on decorating and styling.

Final Thoughts

Decorating your home doesn’t have to be an overwhelming and challenging task. While it’s not necessary to decorate the rooms of your home in a specific order, decorating in the easiest way will save you a lot of stress.

The first rooms you should decorate are your living room and kitchen.

These rooms are in the most high-traffic areas of your home, so they should be done first. After that, decorating the master bedroom (and any other frequently used bedrooms), followed by bathrooms and guest rooms, is the best room order for home decoration.

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