Sep 26, 2013

Out with the Old, In with the New

There are many different reasons for changing up the look and feel of a home. For some it's about livening up the place while for others it's about increasing the value. No matter what the reason might be, home decoration is simple and can be done with very little cost when done correctly.

Wall Finish

The color of the walls in a home are always at the top of the list when it comes to home decoration so it would seem pointless to add this to the list of home decorations tips. What is rarely seen is advice on the wall finish applied and just how big of a difference it can make. With such a wide variety of options it would make sense to become familiar with the benefits of each of the different finishes available.

Matte, Eggshell, Semi-Gloss, and High Gloss are just four of the more basic choices and they are the most popular ones as well. These four basic finishes alone have the ability to create a completely different look and feel so understanding their applications and potential is key to a successful paint job. There are quite a few additional finishes that can be considered so do the research and make the best decision possible.

Creating a Soothing Retreat

Once again, most home decoration tips begin with tips on painting individual rooms in a home. They typically talk about colors schemes and patterns but very few ever speak of using white to help create a soothing retreat in the home. There are times when a retreat from life's stresses becomes necessary so having a place to retreat to might be beneficial.

Why not consider taking an empty room in the home and turning it into an all white "reality break" room. This will require going beyond simply painting the walls white. Everything in the room will be white including comforters, pillows, end tables and carpets. The calming, soothing effects of an all white room can be quite rejuvenating and it just might surprise you.

Accent Pieces

Home decoration can sometimes be as simple as adding a single piece to a room. For many this one piece is the cocktail table. There are more varieties of cocktail tables than imaginable and they come as casual or as elegant as is needed. The ways in which this one accent piece can change the look and feel of a room amaze even the most experienced home decorator.

Accent pieces don't end with cocktail tables. There are numerous options when it comes to single items that have extreme influence in a room. The direction taken and the pieces used come down to preference and with a little creativity; anyone can alter a room with little effort.

Home decoration is constantly evolving from one thing to another and with a little creativity; anyone can bring their home to back to life.

Author Bio: Joana Hall is an avid writer who likes to write blogs on Home Decoration. She has written many articles on modern bathroom accessories. In this article she is providing the readers some valuable information on out with the old, in with the new.

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1 comment:

Little Wandering Wren said...

Hi Lina

I love the sunken bath, it looks very luxurious.
Thank you for stopping by my blog

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