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When decorating your home, it’s important to remember that just because an item is functional doesn’t mean it can’t also be artistic and decorative. In fact, using functional items that have beautifully artistic features can be one of the easiest, most effective and least expensive ways of decorating your home. Instead of cluttering your home with items that are simply decorative, you can streamline your decorating style and accentuate the architectural features of your home with artistic functional items. Although this technique certainly works well with minimalist decorating styles, it can also work well with any decorating scheme.
When decorating, it’s important to remember that your home’s exterior is just as important as the interior. Although most people seem to focus most of their decorating efforts on the inside of their home, enhancing your landscape and the exterior of your home can really add to it’s overall appeal. Since the outside of your home is the first thing that visitors will see, an attractive landscape, interesting architectural features and other artistic and decorative touches will make your home a showplace. Fortunately, it really doesn’t take a lot of time, effort or expense to make the outside of your home as beautiful and appealing as the inside. All it takes is a bit of creativity and some simple decorating techniques.
If you’re looking for a way to add a warm and welcoming look and feel to your home, a touch of western decor might be just what you need. There are many different ways to use western art and accessories as part of your overall home decorating scheme. In some cases, you might opt for a just a few subtle western touches. Of course, you could also choose a predominantly western theme for one or more rooms in your home. Either way, you’re sure to find that western decor will add a welcoming touch to your home.
From compact to cozy, you can transform a small apartment into a home to be proud of.
For most of us, city living means living in a compact space. Turning compact into cozy can make a world of difference to your comfort and can transform your home from a base to a place into which you’d be happy to invite guests and relax.
Whether motivated by a desire to de-clutter your space or to infuse your home with your personal style, these top tips for decorating your compact apartment might just help in the process.
Decluttering is a necessary first step and a ruthless approach is needed.
From bookshelf to wardrobe to kitchen cupboards minimalism should be the guiding principle. Going forward, don’t bring anything new into your home unless you’re prepared to introduce it in substitute for something you’re prepared to give away. Keeping everything in its place will maximise the usable floor space available.
If you adore the rolling hills of Tuscan wine country, then you will find it a lot of fun to add a touch of the Tuscan vineyard to your home. Homes decorated in the Tuscan style often draw their inspiration from different elements in nature. Rustic farmhouses, sun-bathed hillsides, wrought iron accessories, and sturdy furniture made from solid wood are all hallmarks of Tuscan design that can be brought into your home.
Perhaps the biggest appeal of the Tuscan style is that is it simple and lovely, requiring very little effort to combine comfortably worn and beloved items within your space. And just as the Tuscan region of Italy was once a refuge for those dwelling in the cities who wished to leave the hustle and bustle behind, so can your Tuscan styled home bring you that same intriguing solace. Whether you want to invite little touches of Tuscany into your home or want to outfit your entire home in Tuscan style, the tips that follow will help you to do just that.