There will always be unique ways to add interest and fun to your home’s decor. Be it with bold patterns and comfy pillows, full textured fabrics paired with muted wall colors, sculptures and flower arrangements or delightfully scented candles in a myriad of shapes the list is endless when it comes to making a house a home. However, for many people the biggest challenge is know how to decorate. Sure, we may know we like milk bottle candles, hardwood floors and a country look, or maybe you like sleek lines, up lights and modern art but if you don’t know how to blend what you like with the space you have then it can be extremely frustrating, and often result in far more money being spent than necessary.
Tips for Decorating Your Home
- If you find yourself with a new home to decorate, or perhaps just know it’s time for an upgrade wandering around a home store can be stressful. However, with some basic guidance and an understanding of what type of pieces make you happy, it is certain that you can give your space a look that is uniquely yours.
- Don’t try to make all the changes at once. Take time to live in your space – especially if you have just moved- before trying to redesign.
- When painting, consider doing just an accent wall rather than the whole room. Quite often, the splash of color is plenty for setting the mood.
- Don’t be afraid of paint! Have fun and experiment. Whether it is painting the wall, your dresser, a table or just the cabinet doors take time to play with color and see how it works with the rest of the space.
- Don’t buy everything at once. Whether you have lived in your house for a while and are now deciding to decorate, or have a new home and a fresh palette, take time to note how the space would be best used for your needs and then start adding in the decorative pieces and any new furniture.
- Start with your bedroom. This is where you will spend a third of the time you are home in. Buy the best you can afford, starting with the bedding. After that purchase, items such as window treatments, rugs and lighting will be important. Morning people are typically more drawn to lighter or cooler colors while night owls will usually be drawn tot warmer, darker colors.
- Make a list of the Must Have items for decorating and everyday living. On the list, be sure to include the dimensions of your room(s), some color swatches and other essential info bout the space(s) being decorated.
Designing a space that meets your needs and delights your artistic leanings can be done. Get with a decorator or use these tips and in no time at all, you will have created a home that is just what you always wanted. Be it with milk bottle candles and hints of country elegance or a fun, laid back space with bright colors, bold art and ceramic tile your house will be the place you call home. Start designing your home space today!