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Home Decor Tips: How to Elevate Your Interior Design

Interior design is a major concern for new homeowners or people looking to impress with their space. When one cannot delegate the matter to the best professionals in the field, there can be a lot of confusion about the best way to proceed. Here are a few sensible, effortless and cost-effective ways to elevate your interior design to the peak of contemporary allure.

Don’t Be Perfect

Perfect and symmetrical arrangements may have worked out in interior design decades ago but they now give a dated and unimpressive feel. Consider fusion styles and an asymmetrical look for that fashionable, contemporary interior design that is highly sought-after and makes it seem like you engaged a designer for your space.

Consider less common storage solutions, mismatched furniture and interesting room layouts for a modern and yet throwback, bohemian design. Striving for perfection can make a room seem formal and clinical while imperfection is what makes a space feel cozy and home-like.

Invest In Lighting Fixtures

The scope for lighting in the main living space and also in the bedrooms has a greater effect on the overall vibe than most people think. The tone of the light and indeed how well placed lighting fixtures are, determines mood, atmosphere and even the usability of a space. Depending on the overarching theme of your interior design, opt for artistic modern or vintage lighting fixtures and change up the style, color and placement of these fixtures for an interesting play on the available light.

If you live in an apartment where natural light or windows are scarce then installing more lighting fixtures and solutions becomes paramount. Make use of lanterns, twinkle lights, smart bulbs, table and floor lamps and even more innovative varieties like moon or star lamps. Plenty of research has shown that the right type of colored or warm lighting can uplift a bad mood or seasonal depression. If you want a stylish twist to your bedrooms and living spaces, invest in lighting and pay attention to the effect it can have. If you do have large windows Nashville blinds when chosen well can be a beautiful addition and can really enhance how natural light filters through during the day.

Choose A Fixed Color Scheme 

Designer homes and apartments are very much about specific color schemes that are followed throughout. Homes can either be relatively neutral and monochromatic or with brighter tones. There can also be a combination of the two with an understated backdrop and bright but tasteful pops of color. Color is a huge determinant of how comforting and cozy any home feels so this is a factor worth getting right. Different colors induce different feelings so decide on your vibe and choose colors accordingly when it comes to wall paint, furniture, and décor accents.

Personalized Comfort Makes All The Difference 

Cozy home styles like Hygge have taken the world by storm since they emphasize that home is where you go to relax and unwind and remove the stress of the day. Add personalized comforting elements like cushions, pillows, blankets, fabric, rugs, mugs, and even figurines. Comforting elements can elevate the interior design and even make the space seem more practical along with warding off feelings of sadness.

Adding candles and aromatherapy solutions like an essential oils diffuser to create an atmosphere of relaxation works wonders for making a house feel like a home in the truest sense. Functional additions like trays and containers or slide-out storage options can go towards that feeling of personalized comfort since practicality is very important. Proper maintenance is essential for having a comfortable space so always have periodic roof inspections carried out by a Seattle roofing contractor, especially during a change in season.

Tone Down The Clutter

A simple yet designer trick for elevating your interior design is to adopt a minimal persona when it comes to your interior décor. Pick and choose statement pieces and large art pieces rather than cluttering your tables and shelves. You can be minimal when it comes to furniture as well especially for a smaller space as that will open up the space to the eye and create less clutter. Good housekeeping includes having a clean and organized space as these two qualities automatically elevate your sense of style. Remember less is more!

Entrances And First Impressions 

Your entryway is the first impression any visitor has of your home. Redesign it to make it functional and aesthetically pleasing with flower pots, art, rugs and maybe even a lamp. The entryway does include your porch and lawn if you are redesigning the interior scheme of your house.


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Kaya Wittenburg

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Kaya Wittenburg is the Founder and CEO of Sky Five Properties. Since the age of 10, real estate has been deeply ingrained into his thoughts. With world-class negotiation and deal-making skills, he brings a highly impactful presence into every transaction that he touches.

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