The Property Brothers' Top Decorating Tips

Easy decorating tips from HGTV hosts Jonathan and Drew Scott.

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Dynamic Duo


HGTV hosts Jonathan and Drew Scott like a challenge, especially when it involves turning a fixer-upper into a gorgeous family home. Add strict budget constraints to the equation, and you have the premise behind their hit show Property Brothers. While these identical twins work best as a pair, their latest venture has been all about sibling rivalry, as they just faced off in a new renovation showdown series, Brother vs. Brother. In between filming, the Scotts reached into their decorating bag of tricks and offered these gems.

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Bevels And Bling


A mirrored side table reflects light and brings a little bling to a rustic space.

Faceted Mirror Side Table, $199,

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Divide And Display


See-through shelving is functional abstract art—perfect for storing knickknacks or dividing a room.

Expedit Shelving Unit, $90, for stores

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Statement Art


We're big fans of geometric print fabrics. They're fun for accent pillows, or just frame three swatches for instant artwork.

HGTV Home Jigsaw Fabric, $35 per yard,

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Easy Being Green


For bedroom walls, try a cool greenish gray—it's refreshing yet calming.

HGTV Home by Sherwin-Williams Softened Green (SW6177)

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Legs To Stand On


Think outside the box when it comes to coffee tables. Try a trunk or mount an old door on a pair of table legs.

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Bold Blossoms


Instead of sticking flowers in a vase, wrap long leaves around the inside perimeter of a shallow glass container, then place a few blooms inside.

Originally published in the September 2013 issue of Family Circle magazine.