Decorating your living room ideally calls for the implementation of ideas that serve to give the space a defining character and personality that reflects your own. Utilize the elements of interior decorating in such a way that they contribute to this aim.
What are the best ways to avoid going overboard with lime green paint schemes? How can you avoid making a dark green room looking too dark? Why should you take a long walk outside before heading indoors to paint a room in green?
Outdoor landscaping with plants depends to a great extent on what you are looking to accomplish with your landscaping scheme. Here are some good ideas for privacy hedges, landscaping bad lawns and what to use with water features.
Decorating with mirrors can create the illusion of space or provide a doubling of illumination. Learn how to save money and increase the personalized character of your home by buying a mirror without a frame.
Chrome is an absolutely necessity in the retro 1950s kitchen design. Chrome was everywhere in American during the 1950s. You could find chrome in great amounts on the big honking cars of the decade, on Schwinn bikes and it was also a necessity among the kitchens of the period. Today you can find a refrigerator and oven done in retro style chrome at stores like Home Depot and Lowe’s. A really cool way to make the chrome come alive is to replace the handles on your cabinet doors with chrome handles.
Keep in mind that not all bookcases by definition have to climb the length of the wall. You can cut out a small opening to insert a built-in bookshelf that is situated in such a way that you don’t have to stand on tiptoe nor bend over to retrieve a book.
Sheen ain’t just a bad actor on a sitcom that overstayed its purpose. Experimenting with the sheen of the paint you choose can have significant effects on how color affects your décor. Keep in mind that flat paint will absorb light while glossy paint will reflect it.
Learn some affordable ways to make a decorating change to your bathroom until you get enough money for a full scale redesign.
A little suggestion for those suffering from SAD or who just want a better way to lighten a room.
Long, narrow living rooms should be arranged so that the furniture helps to cut the perception of length. Place chairs or the sofa or even a desk at right angles to the wall to create defuse the problem of the narrow shape. A corner unit is an effective way to deal with the problem of where to put the TV.