Whether you are just freshening up your house, or are planning a full-scale renovation, trying to achieve your decor dreams can be frightful. That’s why we’ve put together some simple tips to assist you in achieving inspired interiors!
Before changing things up, a little research can go a long way. Whether it’s just creating a Pinterest board on colour schemes and interior decor, or going all out and looking for all your furniture, blinds, accessories, ways to do it yourself and where to find professionals, research is a great way to broaden your horizons. Doing research can save you money and stress in the future, whilst also giving you a clearer idea of what you want and what you will need to achieve it.
Get a colour scheme
Creating a colour scheme can make or break the aesthetics of a room, or even the whole house. This is because a colour scheme pulls everything together and creates a cohesive overall vibe and style to your home. To find the write colour scheme for you, try taking inspiration from your clothes. What colours do you like to wear? What colours you match together? Asking yourself these questions can give your colour scheme a personalised touch.
Plan your spacing before buying furniture
I know you love that couch you’ve had since college, but have you considered where it’s going to fit in your house? Before we impulse buy new a couch set, or new bookcases we have to real with ourselves about if it will fit and where will you place it and will it match with the overall look of the place. We don’t want to trying to spend a lot of money on furniture that doesn’t fit in anywhere.
We tend to not take as much thought with furniture than we should. Good furniture will not only look fantastic, but will also last you a long time, saving you money. With that said, finding good quality furniture doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg.
There are many places which sell high quality designer furniture for a reasonably cheap price. Also, taking how much use and how it’s going to be used into account is a key way to make your good furniture last longer. Make sure to get sturdy material for chairs that will get a lot of heavy use, such as leather reclining chairs.
Don’t be shy when playing around with bright colours and bold textures. This can really keep the room from looking drab and boring by breathing a whole new life and personality to the space. You can achieve this whilst still being budget-savvy by getting things like pillows, rugs, blankets etc. with bold patterns or splashes of colour.
Let rooms express your personality
You love nature? Add some plants and floral decor. Reading is a passion? Add more bookcases and show off your collection. There are so many ways to express yourself through your rooms by using a personalised colour scheme, furniture, and decor.
Talk to professionals
When in doubt, talking to a interior decorator always helps. They can give us insight into designs, ideas and tips and tricks we never would have known about without them. Other than just getting help from them, they can point you in the right direction on who else you can and need to see.
When planning out your home and interior decor, remember to stay true to your passions, personality and what inspires you, instead of just following trends. You know what you like, so you know what to surround yourself with. Good luck!