We have all been there, spent time and effort into decorating a room to get it just how you wanted and when you take a step back to enjoy the fruits of your labour, something doesn’t seem quite right. Most of the time, it will be something small and easy to fix but if you keep the following tips in mind when planning your next decorating project, you will be able to get that completed look quicker, allowing you to enjoy your new space.
Don’t forget little things count
If you are not living in a new build, chances are your light switches are kind of unsightly and have seen better days. Outwith dating a house, they can look grubby and affect the overall look you are trying to achieve. There is no point in painting your wall a fantastic bold, new, on-trend colour if you’re not going to bother upgrading the light switch. There are lots of switches available to suit your interiors, you can check out some options here.
Another overlooked feature is your radiator fittings. They can make a huge impact on the completed look of your radiator. There are pipe sleeves available that will let you match them to your radiator style or even your room interior. Trade Radiators have an extensive range to choose from in many colours and finishes, you can check them out by visiting https://www.traderadiators.com/.
Bare walls can make most rooms look unfinished and a little sad. It can give off the appearance of having just moved in. That’s not to say that you have to fill every blank space, in fact, definitely don’t do that, but by hanging a few choice pieces, not necessarily artwork, you can make a real difference. Think about using photos, art, mirrors and even shelving to add some personality to the room and help towards making your house a home.
Choosing the correct lighting for a room is very important, whether we’re talking about floor lamps, table lamps or even statement lights, the lighting you choose for your home plays a very important role in setting the mood of a room.
Many of us out there will be guilty of simply covering the bulb in the centre of the ceiling with your bog-standard paper shade. But if you want to add some ambience to your room, think about adding some variation to your light sources. Even by just adding a dimmer switch and occasional lamps, it will make a world of difference.
Plants and Flowers
From tiny succulents to giant palm plants and everything in between, having plants in the home has become a huge trend and can help towards giving a room a more overall completed look.
Arranged properly, not only do they look pretty and add some colour to a room, but they can also help to purify the air, win-win.
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