Although we’re mostly about painting walls and installing superior gutter systems, Rock Painting and Gutters also has a flair for interior design – we do beautify your home’s interior walls after all. With that in mind, here goes: A successful interior design endeavor is a great way to refresh a space and improve quality of living. Things like decorating with your favorite art or putting up the perfect drapery is a fun way to beautify your home. Keep reading to find a few tips and tricks to help you on your interior design quest!
Interior Design Ideas
One great interior design tip is to start going to more yard sales and thrift stores. You’d be amazed at some of the unique things that you can find at these avenues versus the typical places like Ikea or Wal-Mart. You might come across a great end table or beautifully decorated vase.
Another tip for interior design is to incorporate interesting textures and patterns. Textures and patterns draw attention to the detail of your room and can really accent any smooth surfaces you have such as wood or glass. In order to get a contemporary style, you will definitely want to focus on patterns and textures.
Anyone who is designing a room in their house would be wise to incorporate hang art on the walls. Artwork does a great job of making your room look complete. Just make sure you choose a piece or two that meshes with the current decor of the room you are designing.
When redecorating a bedroom, adding a little color can help. Paint one accent wall or add some extra bold pillows to the bed. Place an accent chair in the corner or use lampshades with a bold pop of color. This adds visual interest to the room, and it is an inexpensive way to change the space.
Colors and Lighting Are Key
We’re interior painters, so know full well how colors can set the mood and create specific environments. When redecorating a small kitchen, keep your color pallet pale. A pale color pallet will brighten the space and make it appear larger. It is also best to focus on one or two colors to keep the space from appearing busy. Light blue, sea green, white and ivory are all wonderful choice for a small kitchen space.
Use many levels of lighting. By utilizing lighting in your design you can accomplish multiple looks in one room. An overhead light is typically necessary, but try installing a dimmer switch so you can vary the level and create ambiance in the evening. Install accent lighting to bring focus to art pieces. Task lighting is also important for reading nooks or kitchen prep areas. Multi-level lighting will allow you to create many vibes with one design.
Make sure that you determine the theme of your living room before you begin the project. You can choose to have a very playful living room with an entertainment system and toys if you have kids or a peaceful living room with a fireplace if you are a newly married couple.
Keep Things Fun With a Theme
When you are decorating your living room, you will want to create a focal point in the room and arrange furniture from there. Your focal point can be a large window or perhaps a fireplace. If you work to have your furniture compliment this focal point, you will have a room you will be proud of.
Any home can be improved through interior design. Working on interior design allows the artist in us to come out. With any luck, the article you’ve just read will give you some great ideas as to how you can make your room look magnificent.