Make Your Home Cozy
There is a common misconception that in order to make your home cozy and look good you need a renowned designer or unlimited funds on your side. In fact, all you need here is a bit of creativity. If this is something you believe to possess, nothing can stand in the way of you transforming your ordinary home into a genuine cozy paradise. Even with limited resources at your disposal, you can make this dream come true.
Setting the right tone
First thing you need to address when speaking about decorating is to set the right tone. This however, is most easily done with the help of an appropriate color on your side. Start by deciding on the effect you want your home to create. For example, you can either go with some neutral and calming colors like charcoal grey, eggshell white or even beige. On the other hand, if you want to go for something a bit more vivid yet elegant, the selection of the right nuance of purple, like mauve or even regal Byzantium might be the thing you’re looking for.
The most important thing about turning your home into a genuine palace lies in organizing your space in the best manner. Begin by planning the focal points in your home. In the bedroom it is usually the bed, in the bathroom it’s the vanity, and in your living room it is either the fireplace or even a TV. After this is set, what you need to do is face all the other items in that particular room to align. By determining on the focal point early on you will make all of your work so much easier.
Wrapping it all up
As for the right choice of furniture, it all depends on the size and nature of the room in question, as well as your own personal taste. The right choice of furniture can even twist one’s perception of some of the room’s physical traits, like size and temperature. For example, a low swinging chandelier can make your room seem lower while a well-chosen area rug can make it seem substantially larger. Furthermore, a solid woolen rug can make a room not only feel warmer, but look warmer as well. All in all, your only limitation is your own imagination.
Creating the atmosphere of coziness
Even though in most of the cases it can be quite pleasing to the eye, order is usually cold. What this means is that a house in which everything is always in its exact spot, looks more like something out of a magazine than a place where people live. This is why, it might be time for you to introduce a bit of spontaneity, even a bit of chaos into your home. Initiate by combining various materials and various styles. For accessorizing you can even mix up the art you acquired with the art you made on your own. This is something that can really personalize the space.
All in all, when it comes to transforming the place where you live one thing stands ever-true: where there is a will, there is always a way. Start by carefully planning everything, then proceed by coming up with different ways in which you can make these plans come true. Making the best possible outcome with what you have at your disposal is what being resourceful is really all about. So go out an make your home cozy and your own little paradise. You can do it.
Chloe is an art historian and recreational ballet dancer. She is passionate about photography, dance and music. Her biggest dream is to travel the whole world with her husband and take stunning photographs of beautiful places. She also enjoys learning and writing about home design, since she is crazy about aesthetics.You can find Chloe on FB, Twitter, and G+.