The Property Brothers' Design Cheat Sheet That You Need
In their new book Dream Home
, the HGTV hosts reveal a few essential measurements—from area rug size to chandelier height—that'll help you decorate your space to scale.
Illustration: David Wyffels
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Art and Mirrors
Leave 2 inches between frames when hanging artwork or mirrors in groupings.
60 inches to the base is the optimal height for hanging larger pictures and mirrors on walls without other architectural features. We find most people hang their art too low. It should be in the upper one-third of an unobstructed wall.