7 reliable decorating tips that will make your home look amazing.
As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, All spaces present design challenges. Some people are just born with and eye for decorating and design. Others learn the skill and are able to use it successfully. And then, there are those of us who lack the ideas for design. But a few basic techniques can go a long way.
These rules and principles are easy enough that any one can use them. Your home might not look like it belongs on HGTV, but it will look presentable.
Something to consider, before going into the 7 tips I have for you. Set the tone at the front door! Follow the rule of odd numbers, (rule of 3’s) Odd numbers are a foundation that can create harmony and visual interest. It helps to have groupings of objects in varying sizes, shapes and textures.
Here are the 7 tips that will help make your home amazing.
1.- Bring on the plants! We don’t just crave nature, we are happier and healthier when it is a part of our lives. Plants can improve your indoor air quality. And can improve productivity by 15%! They are also beautiful peices or decor.
15 plants that purify the home.
- 1. Peace lily
- 2. Rubber plant
- 3. English Ivy
- 4. Snake plant
- 5. bamboo palm
- 6. Aloe vera
- 7. Dunb cane
- 8. Heart leaf philodenron
- 9. Spider plant
- 10. Corn stalk dracaena
- 11. Chinese evergreen
- 12 money bonsai
- 13. Devils ivy
- 14. Boston fern
- 15. weeping fig
2- Pair low ceilings with high furniture. Many people have low ceilings in their home. But higher furniture will make the look higher.
3- Get creative with your lighting. lighting for your home is important. This includes natural light, ambient light, and task lighting. Balancing the lighting will help minimize shadow and glare. As well as add depth. Choose lamps that speak your personality!
4- Challenge yourself to go beyond beige. It can be temping to stick with a neutral color base. But you should decorate your home to be as colorful as you are. So throw in that slightly bolder color, as long as it makes you happy.
5- Design a way that promotes conversation. New trends show non tradtitional sofa shapes that are designed for conversation and hosting. Rather than focused on TV. Curved sofas add an element that promotes conversation. If this isn’t an option for your space, try putting chairs and sofas facing each other rather then the TV.
6- Fill your walls with your favorite art. It is an AMAZING design tool. It totally transforms the room. Play with color and style, while choosing pieces that can be focal points.
7- Incorporate meaningful souvenirs. When it comes to art, don’t limit yourself to just the walls. Think about throw blankets, pillows, vases, small scultpures, or whatever else speaks to you.