March 03 2014 0Comment

Quick Tips for Decorating Your Home

Whether you have just moved to your home or you are looking for a quick, little home tip, or something more significant, there are some popular interior decorating tips known to designers that you can do too with minimal effort and cost. The smallest things, sometimes make the greatest impact. This quick home decorating tips could be the addition of a painting, a lamp, a mirror, or even a plant. It may be that you want to brighten up a room, change the size reception of living area, or add some warmth to your living space. Below are 5 quick tips for decorating your home:

1. Slip into Something A Little More Comfortable

Slipcovers are truly wonderful things even though they may get a bad rep. The use of slipovers can serve as a means of changing the look of your furniture to reflect the seasons. These covering are easily removable and you will never have to worry about people dirtying or spilling on your furniture. They provide your furniture with a sophisticated look. Slipcovers are ideal for rooms used regularly by children. The top of the slip-covered couches provides a casual, comfortable, easy yet sophisticated elegance air.

2. Paint Smaller Rooms with Softer and Lighter Colours

The painting of smaller rooms with softer and lighter colours will help make the room feel larger. A small room has the tendency to seem cramped but with the presence of large windows, ample use of mirrors, and light coloured walls will not only reflect the natural light pouring into the room from the doors and the windows, it will also help make the room feel larger. You can also use mirrors to help give the optical illusion of space. On the other hand, darker colours will make a room feel smaller. Even with the strategic placement of the mirrors and the abundance of natural light, a dark coloured room would have a more boxed-in feel to it.

3. Wicker Baskets

To add storage to your room, you can add wicker baskets; they provide an elegant and economical storage. You can use these baskets to store and display architectural books, and decor magazines, towels, toys, and blankets among several others. You can place these baskets on the counter-tops in your kitchen. This can be used to store your fruit and vegetables in a beautiful way.

4. Go Green

To go green, add plants to your living space. Add plants to every room, few or many, small or large. The use of plants is an inexpensive means to accessorise your space and add colour and texture. The addition of plants does not only make your home beautiful, they also help purify home air and balance humidity. They also help to remove harmful gases and pollutants from the air in your home. All homes should go green!

5. Adding Decorative Details

Nothing does more for space than adding artwork, prints, and posters to the walls. Hang up some artwork on your home walls. Choose a selection of prints and artworks in complementary colours and themes. You can make use of artworks like paintings, favourite quotes, nature photography, concert posters and much more. Just visit a local thrift store and pick up some picture frames of exactly the same sizes of your artwork. You can then hang your prints up all over your home. 


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