There are many people that have a natural eye for design and perfecting the finer details in a home, while some aren’t that fortunate. If you are virtually incompetent at decorating and redesigning your home without consulting a Pinterest page or an Instagram account for home design, then you are not alone, there are plenty of people in this world that do the exact same thing. Everyone needs a little inspiration once in a while, don’t they? Social media feeds like Instagram have the potential to turn each individual into an interior designer, offering snippets of advice and little nuggets of friendly tips on how to get your home looking its best. However, most of the time the best way to redecorate your home is to trust your gut and absorb as many design tips wherever you find them.
Firstly, start with determining what style you want. As soon as you can pin down your design style, the easier the job will be for you. A general rule of thumb is to use to the same interior as the home’s exterior, and using furniture that doesn’t look out of place and is in general keeping of the home. If you are purchasing a period home such as Victorian, Edwardian or Georgian, an ultra-modern kitchen with high tech appliances may look slightly out of place.
Choosing the theme of your home can be difficult as there are so many factors to consider before you commit to redecorating, like how much natural light enters the room, or how you can make the most out of your space.
One thing you need to ask yourself is why are you redecorating? Are you looking to add value to your home in order to sell? Does your home feel tired and dated therefore you are in need of a revamp? Your design choices reflect your end goal so be sure to bear this in mind. If you wish to sell your property then updating old home styles and making way for new modern furnishings, fixtures and fittings would be the best way forward, but be sure to keep an eye on your costs as it is important for you to make maximum profit.
It is easy to feel bogged down and overwhelmed when thinking about redecorating your home, but one of the best strategies is to prioritise which rooms are the most important and make a decorating schedule, one room at a time. It is totally up to you which room you wish to start with, but one of the larger rooms may be the best place to start.
Now you have a clear focus on just one room at a time, use the same concept and find the most important piece in that room. This is a great focal point for designing around as most of the time the largest piece in the room creates the largest impact, as well as usually being the most expensive. It should now be easier to choose the right décor to complement your furniture perfectly.
Painting your property is one of the most cost-effective ways to add a little magic. It is actually surprising how big of an impact you can make with just a new lick of paint as it really has the potential to transform a blank canvas into something quite special. Liverpool based investment company, rw-invest.com, cleverly paint their properties in neutral shades to appeal to a wider range of tenants and demographics. This strategy works the same in your own home, as the minimalist style and muted colour tones give your home a homely, warm and contemporary feeling with the extra advantage of owning an extremely sellable property.
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