Interior / June 24, 2018 / .
Some of the best decorative elements are the ones that are both lovely and functional. Dark, rich colors like plum and scarlet are warm and inviting. These colors can be incorporated in decorative pillows and throws placed around rooms for extra comfort. Quilts just within arms reach throughout the home offer a special touch but are certainly useful. Baskets are perfect storage for household necessities like blankets and firewood but do so inconspicuously.
There may be no more beloved combination than blue and white. The classic pairing which manages to be both breezy and sophisticated. The palette that appeared way back in the ninth century and continues to be a popular choice for ceramic designs today. It is no wonder the duo is so popular around the world. When blue, calm and soothing, and white, clean and simple, are put together, you get the ultimate serene, tranquil space.
When cold weather settles around your home, keeping the inside warm and cozy becomes a top priority. Thankfully, no matter the temperature outside, it is not too difficult to make your interior space the perfect place to wait out the winter. First, examine the insulation. Caulking small cracks and gaps can drastically increase the efficiency of a homes heating system. Weatherstripping and exchanging curtain sheers for heavy drapes also does wonders.
If you want to make your home look bigger, there is no need to call a contractor. Decorating with mirrors is an easy, beautiful way to make any room feel larger, lighter and more open. Place a large mirror either directly across or diagonal from your window so that it can reflect the light, both natural and artificial, if you are low on windows, and allow the room to look larger.