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Home Décor Video Series: #5 – Popular materials for home decor


When you’re dreaming up your first home décor product, it’s important to consider the materials and substrates you’ll be working with. Today we’ll look at the qualities of different materials and how each might work as part of a collection.

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Fun challenge: Look at or another favourite home décor site and find products in each of the substrate categories. See how many combine substrates, and how collections feature products made from several different materials.

Share on Instagram: Answer the question “What is your favourite substrate/material for home décor products and why?” Include #MATShomedecor and tag us @makeartthatsells

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