We all have different tastes and preferences when it comes to how our home looks. Some like it full of color while some prefer a minimalistic style. .
What’s important is that people will get a sense of you and your family the moment they enter your abode.
More importantly, you should feel happy and satisfied with how everything is designed and arranged inside your house, from the largest furniture to the smallest details.
Follow these 5 home decorating tips and tricks now:
1. Let the front door set the tone
To make your guests have a good impression of your home (even if they haven’t gone inside yet), paint your front door a different color. It will help set the tone for the rest of the house.
It could be your favorite hue, but if you have no idea what’s a good color, experts recommend yellow or orange, because they signify welcome and warmth. Red is also a good choice if you’re feeling bold, because it represents a safe haven.
2. Use neutral colors for your walls
Use light and neutral colors for your walls, especially in the first floor or in common areas. Colors like beige or gray makes a small room feel larger and give you more decorating flexibility. This means you can easily switch up furniture and home décor pieces easily!
3. Arrange your sofa the right way
If you have a sofa set in your receiving area, experts advise that you arrange the sofa and the chairs facing each other, either in a U shape or an H shape. This gives the feeling of balance and intimacy for your guests.
Also, contrary to popular belief, pushing furniture against the wall actually makes a room feel smaller. It’s better to place a sofa in the middle of a room.
4. Mind your curtains
Your drapes or curtains affect the look of a room more than you think. Pair sheer c curtains with floor-length panels for a more elegant look.
Opt for light colors especially for a room that gets a lot of sun. Choose lightweight fabrics like cotton, silk and linen for your drapes.
5. Brighten up each room with a mirror
It’s ideal to place a mirror in every room of the house. Not only is this for aesthetic purposes, but a mirror helps make a room feel brighter because it bounces the light around the room.
Just be sure not to place one opposite a window, as this position will only bounce the light back right out the window.
These 5 home decorating tips and tricks are something you should try now!
Anthony Hanson is a home and lifestyle blogger from Chicago. He likes to share his take on the latest in home decor, fashion and modern life in general. He recently launched a lifestyle brand he co-owns, The Velvet Nook.