There are few things as satisfying as successfully designing your space. From wall art, to furniture arrangement to drapes, it can really be fun to transform your home into a work of art. Keep reading to find a few tips and tricks to help you on your interior design quest!
Pleasing artwork should be a focus for any good interior design plan. You may not have considered art before, or may not care for it. However, one good painting or print can really pull a room together. Paintings are a great way to set the foundation for your room.
Never try to decorate a room without removing clutter first. Virtually every house needs a thorough cleanup from time to time. Empty your closets and get rid of anything you no longer need. You can donate your items to charities, recycle them or have a garage sale to make some extra cash.
Choose colors of the same hue. When you do this, even if the colors seem like they would not “match,” they are in the same color family. That makes them blend in a way that is pleasing to the eye. When you get color swatches from a store, check out the colors in the same position on each card. Those are the ones with similar hue values.
If you have small windows and would like to make them look bigger, hang drapery near the top of the ceiling to elongate your windows. By hanging the rods near the ceiling and having the drapes hang to the floor; it gives the window the effect that it is actually bigger than what it is. Continue Reading →