Sneaky Ways To Trick Up Your Home Decor
Make art on the furniture
Did you see an interesting motif somewhere you would like to import? No sweat. If you trust your art skills go to work on your shabby chic furniture and put the art on it. You could make simple geometric shapes with a ruler and pen and you would be amazed how great they turn out.
Put up a gallery
This is one of the simple tricks to try out. Try out wall hangings like shabby chic wall hangings that blend into each other. Wall adornments could also be made from framed photos and art. Ensure the frames contrast with the art inside for example narrow black frames with white backgrounds.
Nothing says taste like good artwork on the wall. You could pick modern artists like Kinley Winnaman whose art is bound to blend well with many décor styles.
Remember blue is the color of life. Pick out blue hued items and blend it with hints of white in the background. This gives your living space a sense of freshness and vitality.
Expand storage space
Get creative with unused storage. Paint neutral colors and set clear glass containers in them. Better yet learn how make extra storage by hanging containers under existing shelves.
Theme out your bookshelf
If you are a bookworm, make the bookshelf a focal point in the room. You can arrange books with the same color on the covers together. If this disrupts the arrangement by subject, make simple book covers with store wrapping paper in the colors you want.
Get a new look door
Surprise your visitors by changing the color of the doorway. You can also add a coat rack while at it so that your guests do not have to drag their dripping coats into your living room.
Play with the curtains
Simple arrangements of your curtains could change the look of a room’s size. Put two layers of curtains of different densities and tones of color.
These ideas are cheap or free to put in place and make your home look attractive and refreshed, without hiring expensive interior designers or making expensive purchases. There are a lot of places that give away old furniture or skids that you could create that special piece for whichever room you are decorating. Just sand down that old paint, then paint the piece of furniture with the color of your choice, add new hardware and it will look brand new. If you want to make it look a little distressed, take a piece of sandpaper and scratch over certain area to make it look worn. However you choose to decorate, it does not have to cost a lot to look expensive.