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5 Tips to Create Style and Elegance in Your Home

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Creating the perfect home requires a lot of time and energy.

There are so many things you need to take into account, especially if you are new at it. Here are some very basic things to get you started.

Consider the Personalities that are in Your Home

If you are single then you only need to look at your own personality. For couples, the personalities are very often opposites. One may be outgoing and the other conservative. Be prepared to compromise when making decisions on design and color.

Browse Through Magazines & Design Books to Get an Idea of What You Really Like & What Makes You Comfortable

This really gives you the visual you need to think with when it will come to designing your own rooms. If you’ve never designed a room before, it can be intimidating staring at those blank white walls trying to figure out what you are going to do in there. Magazines can really help a great deal there by helping you choose an inspiration room as a guide.

The Color of the Walls Will Set the Tone for the Room So Take Your Time Here

First start with the colors you like. If you already have furniture or have some in mind, look carefully at the colors in them. You can draw upon some of the colors in fabrics you will use in the room.If you are having trouble deciding, then go back to the magazines or books and see how the walls are painted and look for the color accents in the furniture and how they all relate.

Wall Colour for Bedroom – Paint Colours for Small Living Rooms

If you are using a picture of a room as your inspiration then it can be a lot easier to get the color right.

When You Put Your Furniture Pieces in the Room, Keep in Mind the Flow of the Space You're In

You don’t want to make a room too small or choppy looking. Usually you know if it is not quite right. Rearrange until it is right.

Accent Pieces go a Long Way Towards Finishing up the Look of a Room

Plants and fresh cut flowers are great to put into any room. They have life in them that gives a comfortable feeling to any space. A crystal vase or candles can also soften a room. Framed posters or print and paintings on the walls are an age old custom of design. It is a staple that will never go out of style. Design doesn’t have to be hard. You just have to find out what your style is and what makes you want to be there and then have fun putting it all together.

Over to You

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