The trick to decorating your home like a trained stylist lies in a bit of study, research and some simple structured plans.
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Pick a theme
Before you start actually working on the decoration, spend some time studying and doing research on different themes, how they interact with your particular space and its viability. A living space should be a reflection of the people who live inside it.
The best kind of design mirrors the personalities of its owners, as individuals as well as a family. Another factor that needs to be taken into consideration is the viability of the theme, financially and otherwise. Once, you have zeroed in on the theme, you can start shopping for your decoration. Remember to stick to the theme. If something doesn’t go with your theme, however pretty it is, it doesn’t go home with you!
Choose a colour scheme
When it comes to colours the choices are often so huge that it is baffling. To get through this tough decision, first determine whether you want a contrasting colour scheme or a complementary. While contrast looks bold and striking, complementary is more muted and classy.
Once you have decided on that, its time to pick out the actual colours. Warm colours give the house a brighter look while cool colours give an illusion of bigger size. You can also do a little bit of research on colours, what they stand for, the emotions they evoke as well as how they affect you and then choose the right ones. There are a number of places online where you can also test out how different shades and combinations look. Since this is a big decision, make sure you spend much thought to pick out the right colour scheme for your home.
Play with illusions
Designing is like magic. You can make your house look bigger, better lit and so much more simply by using some tricks. For example, some strategically placed lights can make your space look much brighter that it actually is. Similarly, large, strategically installed mirrors can give the illusion of a much bigger size. For the same effect, get your doors and windows engraved with design, instead of embossed.
Eye to the details
There are a number of small things that make a huge difference to your home. A nice painting or a stunning centrepiece can turn any nondescript house to a beautiful abode. If you are good with crafts, you don’t even have to spend a bomb to transform your home. Make good use of those Pinterest decoration ideas that you have pinned and make something beautiful that will be the pride of your home.