Are you looking for some inspiration to spruce up your living space? Search no further! Here is an archival collection of design articles exploring everything from accessorizing a room to adding the perfect plant.
A Room-by-Room Look at the Psychology of Color
Tackling an at-home paint job requires the typical supplies of brushes, tape and, of course, plenty of paint. But, before you coat on the first layer, consider putting thought to which new color you will proudly display on your walls. Color can impact the mood of a room and evoke different feelings depending on personal experiences. In a Room-by-Room Look at the Psychology of Color, determining the purpose of a room or living space can help to aid the color selection process prior to painting. Consider this as you navigate trends and personal touches you wish to implement.
The Art of Accessorizing Your Home
Once the paint is dry, it is time to accessorize. Adding accessories to complement a home’s aesthetic it is an art that requires patience and layers. Interior designer and author of The Art of Accessorizing Your Home, Michelle Lynne compares the skill of accessorizing the home to putting an outfit together: if it is well-designed, it often involves layers. Follow this professional designer’s guide to crafting a balanced room that is interesting, liveable, and reflects your own style.
How to Elevate Your Home’s Design with Books
Some of the accessories you implement into your home’s design do not have to be for decorative purposes only. Utilizing books for decor adds a level of intellect and personalization toa room. Whether you are adding touches to a bedroom nightstand or coffee table in the den, placing beloved books and incorporating them into your layers of design can be broken down in our article, How to Elevate Your Home’s Design with Books. The duality of a book’s ability to be decor and read offers book lovers the chance to display their treasures almost anywhere within the home. Think of a space that could be taken to the next level with a little artistically placed literature.
Seven Ways to Create a Beautiful Hallway Design
When homes are designed and decorated, it is common for most of the creative emphasis to focus on areas where you spend most of our time: the rooms. However, consider the neglected yet just as important spaces you pass through every day. In Seven Ways to Create a Beautiful Hallway Design, designer Kelly Weimert proposes ways to combat the challenging but equally important hallways throughout your home. These small, unique areas require limited supplies and decor, but loads of creativity. Analyze your hall space and assess its strengths and weaknesses. This will allow you to appropriately add, change, install, and create a hallway that is just as beautiful as the rest of your home.
Ten Air Purifying Plants Every Home Needs
Hotter Texas temperatures may have you staying indoors to keep cool and away from the summer sun. Consider utilizing indoor plants for decor and their air purification benefits. As mentioned in Ten Air Purifying Plants Every Home Needs, everyday cleaning products and scented items can contribute to toxins inside a home. If you have a green thumb or are fortunate to live in a location with plenty of windows, adding plants within every 100 feet of our home could help clean your air from the inside out! Looking into which of these ten plants, depending on your knowledge and skill level, will create an Earthy feeling of freshness, minus the store-bought products.