Home decor is something that allows you to put your stamp on things. Nothing will give you more pride in your home than it impressing all those who enter. Like many people, you may find yourself struggling to find that perfect color match or ideal centerpiece for a room in your home. If this sounds familiar, then our room-by- room breakdown may be just what you need to get those creative juices flowing to help you make any room in your home stand out!
Customize the perfect family living room
If you have ever walked into a living room and thought, ‘wow, this room looks so homely!’ You’re not alone. If like millions of others, you have strived for the ultimate, cozy family living room, but failed to achieve it, you may have found yourself feeling rather downhearted. However, it is often the simplest of things that make the biggest difference. Think about your color scheme, for example. For a cozy, family oriented room, it is often best to go for neutral colors such as beiges and browns. These colors tend to bring about a warm, homely feel. Of course, this is not for everyone. Perhaps you want something that stands out from the crowd? Consider making one wall a focus wall of sorts. Paint all of the walls a neutral color, and then use a block of a brighter color of your choice on the remaining wall, which is a cheap and effective way of bringing the focus to the entire room, rather than just one object or area.
Turn your furniture into a centerpiece!
For those who are lacking a sizable budget, there are still plenty of great opportunities that you can use to make the rooms in your home impress. One great idea is to take advantage of the fact that you can utilize the furniture that you already have. Upcycling is very on trend right now, and you will be amazed at what a lick of paint can do to some battered up old furniture. Take your dining table, for example. Has it seen better days? Then why not turn it into something completely special? With a touch of sanding and a lick of paint, you can transform it into something beautiful that will almost certainly catch the eye of anyone who enters the room. Chalk paints and pastels are very popular now, and very easy to match with other themes in the home.
Let natural light do the talking for you!
While you may have achieved your desired look in your home, the ultimate effect can often be quite the anti-climax, in comparison to the result that you expected. Often, this can be due to a lack of the right kind of lighting in the home. Instead of focusing on electrical lighting in the home, why not make the most of what nature has to offer? Take full advantage of the natural lighting available, especially if you live near the countryside. Installing something like a bay window can really open up the home and make the view the focus, whilst bringing to life what you have created indoors. If you are worried about it becoming too hot, then don’t be, as there are so many different types of shutters available there is bound to be one that matches the theme you have chosen.
These are just three simple ideas that you can use to make your home stand out. There are so many other things that you can do. The great thing is that it doesn’t even have to cost a lot of money to make your home stand out from the crowd. If you are naturally a creative person yourself, then why not design and create a centerpiece for your home from scratch? The possibilities are endless! Something handcrafted can often be even more of an eye catcher than something bought from a store. By making something a centerpiece, you are immediately saying to everyone that they should pay attention because your home is beautiful!
Finally, remember to take your time. Home decor is something that you should take your time over and enjoy, especially if you want to create the home of your dreams that will have every visitor in awe.