Is your home in need of some TLC? If so, you may be wondering where to start and what improvements to make. It is more than easy to add a touch of class, beauty, and elegance to your home, and it doesn’t have to cost a fortune either. From adding a gorgeous fireplace to your living room to decorating your walls with ornate mirrors and family photographs, here is a list of advice to take to heart as you seek to spruce up your space.
Nothing elevates the look and feel of a home, and a living room in particular, quite like an elegant, cozy fireplace. A fireplace can also act as the main feature of the room, adding interest and personality. This is especially true if you opt to choose from a range of classic reproduction fireplaces. These designs are certain to contribute an air of traditional flair to the room, coming in marble, slate, and stone, and will always be a notable talking point amongst your guests.
Dress up your walls
Plain walls have a time and a place, especially if you are going for a minimalistic effect. However, if the goal is to beautify your interior, you should feel inspired to decorate your walls in any way that you wish. Consider hanging a few lovely, ornate mirrors, for example. Did you know that mirrors have a dual purpose? Not only are the functional and pretty to look at, but they can give the illusion of more space, too.
Another option in terms of decorating your walls is to steer clear of paint completely and to opt for trendy floral wallpaper instead.
Set the tone
If you are determined to make your home come across as beautiful, a great way in which to ‘set the tone’ is to place candles strategically in different rooms. Scented candles are the ideal choice as they help to boost the mood with gorgeous aromas. All types of candles work particularly well when placed in the living room, dining room, and bathrooms.
Just remember to be extra cautious when lighting candles indoors. Never leave them burning unattended, keep them out of reach of children, and place them strategically where they cannot be knocked over, or anywhere near your curtains.
Artwork is a great way in which to display your personal style and preferences, as well as to add interest to your home in general. Plus, it’s another excellent approach to decorating your walls. You may decide to invest in a beautiful work of art by a talented painter, or you may opt instead to decorate your walls with personalized family artworks or photographs. Either way, choose something that is deeply personal to you, and that makes the space feel like your own.
Carefully consider layout
In many ways, it is the layout that sets the tone of your home more so than its contents. As such, do your best to place furniture and décor strategically in an effort to maximize the space and enhance comfort. A large area rug, for example, can help with this. Stick to neutral colors if the space is small, but don’t hesitate to embrace something more vibrant if your living room is on the larger side.
Here’s to a stunning, more comfortable, and, of course, beautiful interior that you can be proud of.