THIS decorating mistake is making your home look tacky, not classy, according to an interior designer.

Everyone loves a good beach themed room. It can make your house feel like an oasis and make any guest feel like they are on a vacation.

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However, this design style must be done right, or else your classy beach house will be turned into a tacky beach hut.

An expert designer from Vybe Interior has shared the biggest mistake when people try to bring the beach into their homes.

In a TikTok video, the designer recommended going for a beach concept rather than a beach theme.

You might be thinking, what’s the difference? But there lies the common mistake.

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People get carried away with adding too much beach memorabilia such as rowing oars, patterns of hibiscus flowers, and wave drawings on the walls.

For a more classy look, opt for a beach concept in your home.

A beach concept is more subtle and adds more rich elements that don’t scream beach day, but whisper cool and calm vibes.

For this look, the designer had suggested bringing in natural materials from the beach such as whicker and wood.

You can also add elements of pampas grass and feathers in neutral-colored vases.

The designer said these tips give a more “coastal vibe” to your space.

This designer has also shared three common living room mistakes, no matter what your design concept is.

The first mistake explained in the TikTok video is trying to match every single piece of furniture, or as she put it “matchy-matchy furniture sets.”

She said “you don’t want to look too cookie-cutter and the same.”

The designer also cautioned against hanging your artwork too high.

Lastly, if you have a futon and it’s not for practically reasons – toss it.

The only reason you need a futon in your living room is if you need the extra space to sleep.

Follow these tips to elevate your home and keep it classy, not tacky.

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