Interior Designer Elaine Griffin's Decorating Secrets

"A beautiful home welcomes and makes you happy," says interior designer, Elaine Griffin. The Harlem-based decorator, who's also known as "the makeover maven" describes her first book "Design Rules: The Insider's Guide to Becoming Your Own Decorator" as a girlfriend's guide to decorating. She spoke to ESSENCE.com about how any one can figure out their decorating taste and shares her favorite tips for decorating on a budget. Also check out how Elaine transforms simple spaces into decorated havens. Read More: Mary J. Blige: Sophisticated Neutral Home InspirationRihanna: Old Hollywood Home Decor InspirationBest Coffee Table Books For Your Home
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