No ifs and buts about it, we all want to make our home resemble the front page of a magazine. Sometimes we try so hard to transform our indoor space, that it looks as if we have purchased everything from a designer showroom. There really is no need, however, to go to such drastic measures. To make your home perfect inside, you simply need to take advantage of a couple of effective strategies.
Of course, before you can begin thinking about decorating your home, you need to own your home! This is why you will want to contact a conveyancing NSW firm to settle a successful deal. After that is done, then the fun begins – you have free rein to design your home as you wish!
Following are five awesome design tips and ideas that will help inspire you to create the interior that you’ve always longed for.
Use mirrors to make spaces appear larger
Many times, closet doors are equipped with mirrors to visually extend a small room. Utilizing mirrors to make the feeling of more space is a typical strategy of interior designing. If you have little spaces in your home, strategically placing mirrors can help your small spaces look larger and more open. One way you can do this is to use portable mirrors close to windows or furniture. Another way it to put mirrors inside cupboards or behind counters!
Update boring lampshades
Lamps are generally disregarded in home design but they really can make a difference in a room. Style, scale and function all have an influence on how well a lamp will function in a space. In fact, changing out a lampshade is many times simpler and less expensive than purchasing a totally new lamp & lampshade. Regardless of whether your room needs a facelift or you’re simply feeling crafty, try some DIY lampshade projects (Pinterest is a great place to start!).
Change the Curtains/Drapes
Sometimes it is the simple things that can make a huge difference. If you want to change the entire look of a room, one of the easiest ways is by changing the curtains. Choose a different pattern or color and maybe even pick new throw pillows or pillow covers to match. A few new art pieces will complete the look!
Give your fireplace a makeover
The fireplace is usually the focal point when you enter a house. You want it to really “pop”, since it is the first thing people will see when they come in. After all, there is only one chance to make a first impression. If you have an old, worn out brick fireplace that is stained, or just plain ugly, why not paint it? It is super easy to do – simply follow the instructions with this DIY Fireplace Makeover tutorial!
Change up your throw pillows for a fresh look
One very simple way to change the look of a room is to add or change the throw pillows. They can be a little expensive, but I am going to share a secret with you. You can make your own very inexpensively. You can change them as often as you want when you use my tutorial to make your own DIY throw pillows out of placemats!
The possibilities are endless – let your creative juices flow! Don’t be afraid to try DIY projects either, as they are a great way to match new decor to your existing decor or easily change colors on a whim.
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