b'tips and tricksRatherthanadheringtothemesandbuyingeverythingatonce, people are taking their time. Were discovering gorgeous hand-made toys, exquisite locally made furniture and affordable accessories. Its about adding and layering, mixing and matching to create eclectic looks that are much more interesting than off-the-shelf themes.wordsVicki HolderControl the clutterBuy a range of timber or rattan cubes for storage and paint individual pieces in alternating colours. They dont take a lot of floor space and theyre handy for stashing toys or clothes. Pinboards keep the bedroom tidy and provide a handy place for school notices, party invitations, cards and photos. Turn the page to see how to make one using Resene wallpaper.LeftKate Jensens room is Resene Pale Rose and Resene Geneva (green). While finding the Emma bedlinen by Patersonrose was relatively easy, it took a while to hunt out the curtains from Room Design. Kate adores her roomits girly, yet functional, sweet but not themed, and it is our favourite room in the house, says mum Ryl.ReseneReseneResene Carefree Splat Smitten'