Decorating your home or renovating your apartment can be a fun activity. With just a little planning and creativity, you can embrace this task and create a comfy yet stylish home. When you are designing your home, the first thing you need to do is decide on a home decor style. You can choose whether you want a comfortable cottage style or the timeless traditional decor. Then, try to integrate your chosen theme in your home.
One of the first things to do when planning your home decor is to decide on the wall paint. The colors of the walls can define the look of your home. Go for soothing colors like blues and whites for a calm bedroom while a sunny yellow will make your kitchen cheerful. The flooring that you choose has a big impact on the overall home decor. A beautiful wood floor can make your living room warm and inviting. Choose an attractive ceramic tile for the bathroom floors and the kitchen floors. Wall-to-wall carpeting in the bedroom can help control the floor temperatures so you can have warm, plush floors all year round.
Choosing furniture is a major part of home decor. The two key aspects to keep in mind when purchasing furniture are function and style. Practical yet beautiful furniture arranged in a well-planned layout and paired with accessories like rugs and throws is a wonderful way to set up your home. Selecting the correct lighting fixtures to provide illumination and beauty to your home is a home decor basic. The trick to selecting proper lighting is to think about its purpose. Your home needs both task and ambient lighting in order to be well-lit. Pendants lights are a good idea to light up the kitchen countertop, while you need table lamps on bedroom nightstands.
The bathroom decor is an important part of decorating your home. Decorating the bathroom takes the right combination of style and utility. Your bathroom decor has to be highly functional so choose practical accessories like water-resistant wicker baskets to store bath towels. Bathroom wall tiles and flooring are two important factors when you are planning the bathroom decor. Select a tile or marble surface that has a slip-resistant surface for safety. Accessorize your bathroom with wall mirrors, bath mats and shower curtains to complete the bathroom decor.
With these ideas and tips in mind, creating your dream home is easy and fun.
Authors Profile: Samuel Jordan is a certified interior designer and runs his own interior decoration consultancy. Samuel especially loves decorating a home in wooden furniture and believes that nothing gives a home as warm and cozy a touch as all-wood furniture and decor.
Samuel loves reading up on new design ideas, and has a special interest in space saving techniques. Here Samuel writes about bathroom decor and home decor.