Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. And, as D&D fans know, the beholder is really hard to capture. It's easier to just get some nice lamps and wall art and stuff and hang THOSE instead. Maybe you could just meet the beholder for brunch and pick up some design tips?
Your home should be an extension of yourself. That's why you've GOT to trust the design professionals. Because you can't even eat a sandwich without getting mustard on your couch. Let someone else do the heavy lifting of design. You just pick stuff out, okay? Okay.