All posts tagged interior design

3 Ways To Choose A Colour Scheme
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When you are painting and decorating a room in your home, one of the first things you have to decide is what your colour scheme is going to be. This is actually the cornerstone of any design project, since you need to have colours in mind so you are able to pick the paint, choose your furniture, et cetera. But how can you start to decide on the colours you want to use? There are quite a few strategies to do so. Here are three ...
3 Benefits Of Black Paint In Interior Design
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Jul 06, 2018 / Home /
When people paint their homes, they tend to go with either neutral tones or light colours (e.g. pale blue). Anything darker tends to be a bright blue, red, et cetera, and often only appears on an accent wall rather than a whole room. For the most part, people stay away from painting any part of their walls black, for fear of things like making small spaces look even smaller, among other reasons. However, black paint on your walls can actually be quite the powerful thing. ...
3 Tips To Add Colour Without Painting
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May 04, 2018 / Interior Decoration /
Whether you do not wish to paint or are unable to paint your home, colour is a critical component of interior decoration and design. Even a monochrome or otherwise neutral theme has colour involved! So if you cannot use paint to help add colour to your home, what can you do? Well, the possibilities are actually endless, but for your convenience we have gathered three simple tips to add colour without painting. Check them out now: Walls Of Art Art is incredibly versatile in terms of the ...
4 Common Paint Colour Mistakes
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When you are painting the inside of your home, whether it’s the whole interior or just one room, there are a lot of things to consider. Price of the paint and the tools you need to complete the job come into it of course, but perhaps the most important is the colour. With that in mind, there are common paint colour mistakes and most people make at least one of them. Familiarize yourself with the top four paint colour mistakes and make sure it doesn’t ...
3 Tips For Small Space Living
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Apr 06, 2018 / Home /
Not everyone is blessed with a lot of space in their home. This could be a matter of not being able to fit the couch they want, or not enough room to store their possessions. But we’re here to help! You can actually do a lot more with a small space than you think! Here are three key tips for small space living to get you started: Multipurpose Furniture You need furniture in your home, no matter what size your home happens to be. If you are ...
4 Tips For Brightening A Dark Room
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Mar 23, 2018 / Home /
Is a room in your home looking a little dark? It would be great to let some light in, wouldn’t it? Many people think the only major options are to add more windows, or to introduce bigger ones. However, there are things you can do beyond major renovations! Here are four of these tips now: Light Colours What colour are your walls in the room? What about the ceiling? You can immediately brighten up a space by painting the walls in light colours, such as a pale ...
5 Staging Tips For Selling Your Home
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Mar 09, 2018 / Home /
Selling your home can be a long and arduous process, particularly if you are not well-versed in how to handle every step of the process. Hiring a real estate agent is perhaps the easiest way to get the process going, they know the ins and outs of the industry after all, though you can also choose to sell it yourself without anyone in the middle. Regardless of the specific process you choose, you will want to stage your home before people come to see it—perhaps even ...
4 Ways To Customize A Rented Apartment
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Feb 23, 2018 / Home /
While everyone who owns their own home has complete control over the decoration and design, right down to where the walls are and what colour they are, this is not the case with many rented apartments. Landlords often put a number of restrictions, since they know people can be in and out and what some might find amazing in terms of interior decoration others may not, and they do not want to deal with having to revert everything to something neutral every time a tenant ...
3 Creative Uses For Wallpaper
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Jan 26, 2018 / Interior Decoration /
When most people think of wallpaper, they think of it as a way to design their walls instead of using any paint. This results in many old-school patterned walls in the home. However, there is more than one way to use wallpaper in your home than simply slathering it on every single wall around. Here are three creative uses to get you started: Line Bookcases and Drawers Use some patterned wallpaper matching the scheme in your room and line either the back of your bookcase or the ...
3 Tips For Designing Outdoor Spaces
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Jan 19, 2018 / Home, Interior Design /
Design is not just limited to the inside of your home. Many people who have access to a backyard love to design spaces out there. It can be, after all, a great place to entertain family and friends in the warmer months (e.g. a backyard barbeque or watching fireworks). Without walls, however, some people find designing outdoor spaces a little bit more difficult to handle, simply because of the different type of space than what they might be used to. Here are three key tips ...