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27 Ways To Decorate Your Home Like A Grown-Ass Adult

Everything you need to know, and buy, so that everyone thinks you're a grown-ass adult (without actually having to be one).

1. Have a complete set of matching dishes, wine glasses, and silverware.

2. It may seem obvious, but make sure you have clean sheets and pillows.

3. Invest in a rug that fits perfectly in your space by following a few simple rules.

4. Bring fresh flowers into a room to add a pop of color and show the world you're together enough to own a vase.

5. Make sure your bathroom has hand towels, hand soap, a bath mat, place to store toilet paper (that isn't the floor), and that it's always clean.

6. While you're keeping your bathroom nice and tidy, make sure the rest of your house stays clean and organized...all the time.

7. Don't push it, not even real good, use actual salt and pepper shakers because you're a f#*&ing adult.

8. Invest in high-quality material like brass, marble, and heavy fabrics for your decor.

9. Take a note from Oprah, and make sure your home "stands up and greets you" when you walk in by having a well-curated entryway.

10. Invest in, or make your own, art to help bring an air of sophistication to any room.

11. Use frames for all your posters, prints, photos, and art work to give them a more polished look.

12. Get plenty of light! Everything from tabletop to floor lamps are an important part of making your home feel cozy.

13. Hang curtains at every window to make rooms look polished and grand.

14. Decorate with neutrals and add pops of color with smaller pieces of decor.

15. Get an actual sofa, not a futon, to complete your living room.

16. Get your bed off the floor and invest in a headboard and side tables.

17. Maintain a well-stocked bar cart for when those unexpected visitors decide to pop in.

18. Customize the pieces you buy at Ikea with unique finishes.

19. Nothing says, "I'm an adult" more than keeping a house plant alive.

20. Bring in a good mix of texture with throw blankets, pillows, and unique home decor items.

21. Paint your walls or add wallpaper to freshen up your space.

22. Keep your bookshelves and coffee tables well organized and perfectly curated.

23. On that note learn how to layer all your accessories to construct a visually perfect shelf, coffee table, or sofa.

24. Use your reading material to decorate your space by using your book collection as decor.

25. Make your bed as plush as the ones you dream of sleeping in when you're shopping at Bed Bath and Beyond with this handy guide.

26. Invest in a good chef's knife, actual cloth napkins, a sturdy dining table, and quality cookware to fool people into thinking you know what you're doing in the kitchen.

27. And use mirrors to expand your space and add a sophisticated level of decor.