Making Your Home More Appealing
You may have a functional home but if your home does not have that warm appeal and sparkling vitality, living in it would be like you’ve been sapped of energy; therefore, it’s time to learn about the fundamentals in sprucing your home into an appealing one with bright design concepts.
Putting that spark in a room is more of putting in a central piece that draws immediate attention when one enters the room; therefore, it could be having classic but eye-catching sofa design covers, an elegant chandelier, a painting that adds drama to the room, stylish furniture and many more ideas, that shows your personality and sense of style.
Brighten up with a contrast of colors
Painting your rooms with a uniform color of neutrals or muted pastels may look neat, tidy and dainty, but in the long run, you feel like you’re living in a hospital; however, if you try repainting your room walls with a contrast of colors, like brightly shades of yellow, blue, magenta, etc., you’ll likely to end up with rooms that bring more life and energy in it.
If you’re personality is not as bold as to accept color contrasts and you prefer to stick it out with an all-white or neutral room color, at least liven up each room by adding texture to the components in the room, such as linen draperies, plush velvet chair or rattan chair, shiny silky cushions, woven baskets, and a nubby cotton sofa, such that these textured elements create a warm, rich environment that is pleasing to the eye.
Using flowers to liven up your home
To add to the final touch in your rooms, bring in the natural beauty of flowers and arrange them beautifully and pair them with other natural elements, such as vases or rock pieces or even twigs, and definitely you have put more life into your home.
Fill the place with your personal stamp
Because a home is all about people and their kind of character breathing in it, you need, therefore, to understand how important it is to have your own personal stamp in your home, due to the fact that your home is an extension of yourself; therefore, cover the walls with things that you’re passionate about, fill the room with mementos of your family, think of other ways that you can express your creative ideas, all of these should showcase on who you are, your brand of personality.
Even if you think you would rather hire an interior designer, these tips are practical ones that your designer will surely agree; the important point here is that don’t leave your home looking just plain and functional, create a warm, well-designed home that reflects who you are.