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If you want to create a lot of big design impact in a room, oversized art is the quickest and easiest way to accomplish your decorating goals. Although there’s nothing essentially wrong with smaller pieces of art, there’s just something special and eye-catching about larger pieces. If you’re trying to create a strong focal point in a room, it’s hard to beat the effectiveness of an oversized piece of art. Regardless of the overall decorating style of your home, here are some quick and effective ways to decorate your home with large art pieces.
In areas of the country where the weather turns cold during the winter months, there’s usually a desire to add a touch of warmth to home decorating styles to help ward off the outdoor chill. Although the sight of warm colors and decorating styles that are commonplace in warmer areas of the country can’t really turn up the temperature in a home, the mere sight of these things seems to at least warm the soul. If you’re ready to warm up your home with some wonderful decorating styles before the cold winds of winter come whipping around the corner, here are some ideas that you can use as inspiration.
If you’re like many people, you might truly cherish the thought of enjoying a great cup of coffee. Perhaps you’re an early morning person who usually drinks your morning cup of java by yourself. Or, maybe you love to get together with family members and friends over a cup of coffee. Either way, it can be nice to create a special little coffee corner in your own home where you can sit, sip, relax and enjoy. If this sounds like a project you’d like to embark on in your own home, here are a few decorating tips to help get you started.
Even though you might live in a very different climate, most people find that there’s just something special about the Southwestern area of the United States. In addition to the pleasant climate, the beauty of the landscape in this area is nothing short of absolutely spectacular. If you’ve always loved the beauty of Southwestern colors and the allure of traditional Native American art, decorating your home in the Southwestern style might be the perfect choice. If you’re ready to add a touch of the Southwest to your own home, here are a few decorating tips to try.
The Southwestern Color Palette
If you mention the Southwest to most people, they immediately think of the colors of the desert and the beauty of a sunset. Southwestern colors consist of primarily warm shades, accentuated by colors such as turquoise blue and purple. Most people find these colors to be relaxing, serene and even inspirational. Traditional colors to use include terra cotta, sand, gold, turquoise, orange, yellow and red shades.
If you’re the kind of person who enjoys nature and the great outdoors, chances are you are always on the lookout for ways to bring a bit of nature indoors. Perhaps you enjoy the serenity of a beautiful outdoor landscape. Or, perhaps you are an animal or bird lover who enjoys wildlife. Whatever your preferences might be, there are definitely a myriad of ways to bring a touch of nature indoors to enhance your overall decorating scheme. Here are a few fun and easy ways to bring a bit of the “great outdoors” inside your home.