The concept of plastic furniture usually conjures up an image of something that is not particularly attractive, may be functional but won’t have a long life, and is generally cheap and low quality. However, the plastics industry has come a long way in recent years and this does not have to be the case. The great thing about plastic furniture is the very fact that it is low cost and can be used for a variety of purposes. In many ways, it is even more practical than expensive wooden furniture, which may look a little nicer, would be.
So what kinds of plastic furniture would you use to decorate your home? And where would you put it?
When guests come to stay, make their experience as relaxing as possible with a natural guest bedroom decor. By incorporating natural elements into the room’s design, you will be creating a room that is not only peaceful, but that is also eco-friendly. Think outside the box when designing this type of guest room decor to come up with ideas that will be easy on your wallet, as well as the environment.
Paint is the most traditional wall covering and the low odor paints that are currently on the market make it easy to protect the environment inside while also being beneficial to the environment outside. The paint comes in a variety of colors, from common bright tones to the earthy hues that are perfect for a natural decor. To create a peaceful feel, choose a color that has warm undertones and calming appeal. Sage greens, sea blues and even calm lavenders are all great choices for adding color to the space in a natural, unobtrusive way. These colors also make excellent backdrops for natural wreaths and turtles metal wall art that can accentuate the calming feel of the room.
Getting ready to head off to college? Be prepared for a decorator’s worst nightmare when you open your dorm room door. Cinder block walls, concrete floors or industrial style tiling, nondescript windows that let in little light, and furniture that has seen better days all await your arrival. Do not get excited about the room’s lighting either, as dorm rooms are notoriously under or over-lit with harsh florescent lights. While you may be stuck with the furniture and can do nothing about the window itself, you can add additional lighting to make your dorm room shine.
Finding a great way to decorate an apartment for a couple or single person is hard enough, but add children into the mix and decorating takes on a whole new dimension. Apartment decorating for families is more about creative and stylish storage than it is about the newest styles of art or contemporary design.
That being said, there is no reason why unique and clever decor cannot be added to the mix.
Room by Room
When starting to design decor for a family apartment, break the design down room by room. Each room of the apartment will, most likely, serve several purposes and should be designed accordingly. From the bathroom to the bedroom to the small alcove where the washer and dryer are nestled, each space should work for the family’s needs and accommodate their lifestyle. By working from room to room, it will be easier to achieve a cohesive and efficient design.
When it is time to redecorate the kitchen, consider adding a coffee house theme to the decor. While expensive coffee shops may be all the rage, they can also take quite a bite out of your budget. Why not enjoy the ambiance of the shop right in the comfort of your own home for a fraction of the cost? Creating a coffee house decor can be accomplished with a little bit of rearranging, a fresh coat of paint, and some new accessories.