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When decorating your home, sometimes it’s the smallest decorative touches that end up making the biggest design impact. This is often the case when adding homespun accents and decorations to a room. Although they may be small, these eye-catching accents and thoughtful accessories often end up “making” the room from a design standpoint. As an added bonus, accessorizing your home with small homespun accents is usually a very easy, fun and cost-effective way to decorate. Here are a few tips to try if you’d like to add a bit of homespun charm to your own 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.
Once the cold and dreary days of winter are behind us, most people start to think of ways to add a touch of spring and summer to their home decorating scheme. Although there are plenty of beautiful ways to add a lighter touch to your home decor, butterflies can often work especially well, since there’s just something cheerful and pretty about beautiful butterflies. Additionally, butterflies work well with other popular spring and summer decorating themes, such as floral or garden themes. If you’d like to add the beauty of butterflies to your home, here are a few decorating ideas to provide you with inspiration.
Summer can be the perfect time to add a more natural look to your home decorating scheme. Beautiful colors from nature can add the perfect look to any room. Or, decorate your rooms with natural materials gathered from outdoors, or bouquets of fresh flowers cut from your own garden. You can also add natural beauty to your home by choosing art pieces and other decor that reflect nature and the summer season. If you’re ready to get your home ready for summertime enjoyment, here are a few decorating tips to help get you started.
Although the Southwestern decorating style is naturally quite popular in the Southwestern area of the United States, it’s also a style that is used extensively in other areas as well. The style is warm, colorful and quite beautiful, reminiscent of the desert and Native American culture. There are many ways to use this decorating style in your home, whether you want to decorate just one room or carry the style throughout your entire home. Here are some great ways to bring the Southwestern look into your own home.
The warm colors used in the Southwestern style of decorating are generally vivid and quite eye-catching. You’ll find traditional Southwestern shades such as yellow, orange and red, combined with greens and deep turquoise shades. These brighter shades are often combined with earthy neutrals, creating a nice contrast. You’ll frequently find these shades combined in natural Southwestern patterns, such as a striped rug or a Native American patterned tapestry wall hanging. Because of the warmth of the color palette, a room decorated in this style just naturally feels comfortable and welcoming. For this reason, the Southwestern style of decorating is frequently used for family rooms and other rooms where people tend to congregate.