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Interior decorations – starters guide

Buying a new home or just sprucing up rooms in an old one can be a very exciting job. Interior decorations comes natural for some. They find countless ways to inject their personality into the rooms of their home. For others, it can be quite a stressful experience. Whether you love it or you hate it, here are some tips for the beginner.

Begin with Interior Decorations

Interior decorations - starters guide

Interior Render by HomesInfra

Before beginning your project, just think about how you will use the room. For example, in your bedroom, obviously you will have the bed; however, will you select a lovely armoire to become a central point for the room or will you need to spare a large area for the work out equipment? Will you use your dining room for formal entertainment or will you turn it into the home office? If you are in for interior decorations of your family room, is your entertainment area going to be huge or will a pool table be occupying most of the room? It is always helpful to prepare a floor plan for each room before actually getting started. Measure the room so that when picking out your furniture you will have enough space to fit all of them.

Decide on your budget

Next, think about how often you plan to use your rooms. This will help you in deciding the amount that you will spend for your decorating project. You can decide the colors to use, and the pieces of furniture you will need for decorating your room. If you are on a tight budget, you will be spending less on the guest room, which will only be used once in a while, compared to what you will pay for a master bedroom which you will use every day. The guest room can also be a great place to try out bold shades, extravagant items, and different design. However, a master bedroom needs to be done in a color that is familiar as well as soothing; while including furniture that is practical and useful.

Choosing the right colors

Often, we want to decorate our home using our favorite colors. Depending on the color, you probably aren’t going to use that color to paint your entire room. However, you can use your favorite color to accent any room in your house. Use of paintings, flowers, towels, and multi-colored accent pieces will bring that desired hue to any room. Adding pillows and area rugs to your decor will not only give your room color, but will also add a sense of comfort. Accents will help your favorite color stand out and will become the focal point of the room.

Interior decorations - starters guide

Interior design render image done by HomesInfra

Another thing to consider while interior decorations, when choosing colors for the room is what feeling do you want your space to express? Warm colors like red, orange, and yellow will create a cheerful mood & cool colors like blue, green, and violet tend to be more relaxed or calming. If your space has dark corners or shaded light throughout the day, you should choose colors that make the area bright, even on quite darker days.

When you consider designing the interior of your room, you should view your home as a totality instead of attempting to decorate every room with unique colors and themes. Make an effort to have the same theme or style in all of your rooms. You can make your rooms even and uniform by forming a color scheme. Select three or four colors then utilize them in different ways all over your house.

Natural Light

Interior decorations - starters guide

Use of light. Render image by HomesInfra

If the room gets direct sunlight all through the day, your window decor is a great way to make your room pop while helping to control the light. You definitely want your window decor to be fully functional. Whether you are adding elegant draperies, simple fabrics, or shades; the window decor will make a great eye-catching decorative piece of your room. Also by adding decorative lamps will add the artificial light your room might need .

When decorating a room, often the big wall space becomes quite intimidating. Adding wall decor like a big clock, a painting, family pictures, or many other decors can make a boring space full of life. With a little imagination your wall can be transformed from a dull wall to a highly creative work of art.

These tips for the beginner are just the first step toward creating a home that expresses your style and personality. Once you get started, you will come up with your own ideas and will soon have the home that you dream of.