When you have a house and you want to make it your home you need to pay allot of attention to the interior décor. Your home décor must represent you but it also has to be elegant and in the same time comfortable.
Your home and your choices related to your interior design speak allot about you and your personality. This is one of the reasons why you should anything you can, to decorate your home so you could feel comfortable inside of it and proud to show it to other people.
Hiring a designer could be quite expensive. In the following rows of this article you will be able to discover a few tips on how you can become our own home interior designer and this way you will be able to save some money as well. You will see that it is not as difficult as you might thought at the beginning.
Find an inspiration source
Before starting this difficult job you might need some inspiration. At the beginning you might think that it cannot be so difficult to decorate your home. You could not be more wrong than that. You will soon find out how much work is involved when you plan such a big project. No matter how small the house might be it still needs allot of work to be decorated properly.
As I said earlier, hiring a professional designer could cost you a small fortune. Considering the work that they have to do is quite understandable why their services cost so much. This is why the Internet could become your best friend for the following period of time.
You can find so many websites dedicated to this filed. You can see pictures, videos and you can also read a lot about how you can decorate a room, what materials you need and how to mix colors, what plants you should bring inside your house, how you can place the furniture inside so you can fill your home with positive energy. You can find all that and even more than that. It will be amazing for you.
Beside the Internet, you could also buy magazines dedicated to this niche. You can see there are as well decorating tips and photos that will help you choose what you believe it represents you.
How to decide
When you start your on-line or off-line research, you might feel a bit overwhelmed by the multitude of ideas and choices available. One of the things that make you go crazy is when you have to choose the colors. You will suddenly realize that you like all the colors you see on these magazines. You do not want to give away any of them. This is not such an uncommon situation.
However, you should take a breath and remember that using too many colors is far from being a good idea, unless you want a rainbow home. All designers in the world will recommend you three colors at the most. This includes shades of the same color. The best thing is to choose a single color for walls, a different color that will match the walls for the furniture and the decorations’ color should complete the picture. When I say a color that matches the other, I do not mean to be similar with it or to be a shade of the same color used previously.
You might know by now which colors make you feel more relaxed and comfy so it will not be difficult to pick up a proper color range.
Bring life into your home
No matter your gender and no matter if you have a family or you are single, flowers are something that should not be missed from any home. Flowers could bring life into your home and they could be a great decoration item. The key is how to choose these flowers. You should never go for plastic flowers. These are the worse options possible and they are ugly.
You must consider the time you could dedicate them. If you cannot change their water every day and you cannot bring new flowers every day you should not go for fresh cut flowers. Some of them might last more than just a day but they lose their brightness and beauty quite fast. Also, if you do not change their water it might start to smell as well.
The best choice when you are a busy person is the flowers in pots. Some of these flowers might require some maintenance so they can remain beautiful and green but others do not need too much watering or maintenance and they preserve their freshens for very long periods of time. However, remember that you should wipe the dust off their leaves from time to time.
They can make your windows look better from inside or outside as well. They can also fill beautifully a corner of the room. They can offer a feeling of comfort and relaxation and this is exactly how you must feel inside your home.
No matter if you like leather sofas they could make you feel rather cold than comfy. You could fix this problem if you just place some cushions made from different fabrics that could give you a warmer feeling. You could also choose wool covers for your sofas or armchairs. You could pick a different color for the covers and for the cushions, which matches the rugs. When it comes about fabrics, you should be more creative.
Decorating your own home is not such an impossible task. Even if it will take some time you will have allot of fun doing it and after you will see the results, the satisfaction will be double. After passing this test, you will have the possibility to share with other people useful decorating tips so they can do as well what you did. It will be nice to help others.
Remember not to use too many colors, to place some alive plants inside your home and to mix fabrics. This is the perfect time when you could leave your imagination go wild and show to yourself and to others your good taste regarding decorations and home interior design.
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