Whether you are decorating your home yourself or taking help of a professional interior decorator you must be fully informed about the main concepts of décor, different tips and tricks, big no-no’s and rules of colors. You are unable to recommend any idea unless you are well aware of even the petty details regarding home décor. Your vision should be concrete and articulated. Be sure of what you like, dislike and most importantly what you actually need around the house. Your house must be a reflection of your personality that renders comfort and style.
Let us discuss life changing hacks, tip and tricks to décor the home.
First, you need to sort out the basic style you want in your house. You will then plan the rest of the things accordingly. You will have to determine the basic outlook whether you want a luxury styled home, Nordic style, unconventional style, maximalist or minimalistic. If you are unable to choose one, then opt for a mix of different styles. You can mix and match unconventional with maximalist, or Nordic with bohemian, or you can go for eccentric and luxurious. You can also opt for different styles for different locations of your home. You can do bedroom unconventional, living room bohemian and kitchen in Nordic style. The basic idea is find the style that matches your personality, home architecture, and requirements perfectly.
If you are still confused then taking a professional help is not a bad idea. If not till the end you can take initiative help from a professional decorator. You can also select your style from movies. Movies exhibit all sorts of interior styles and you can select from movies the ambience you like the most and then get the type recognized. These render serious inspiration for designs.
After determining the style, the very next step is to determine the budget. The overall budget will help you rendering the finished look. The basics are needed to be done without any excuse however you can really make adjustments in the accessories and furniture. You can invest the 60 or 70% of the budget in getting floors, walls and wood work and leave the rest for the accessories and furniture. You can opt for the antique furniture from a flea market or the online affordable brands. Plan where you need to splurge and where to save. If you want long term durable basic furniture then cut down on accessories and go for thrift stores.
Even if you have a big budget, try not spending it all at once. Restrain from buying stuff that you do not need at the moment. It is quite tempting to buy attractive knickknacks, side furniture and other tools and appliances that are new in the market, however you can run out of storage space as well as open space in the home. You will end up creating a cluttered mess. Try to understand the fact that open space is necessary even in the maximalist style. Additional storage space will burden your budget in the end.
Make sure you focus one project at a time. Take the initiative and then prioritize the whole list. Work on your list accordingly and you will end up saving time, hustle, panic, and mess. You will keep your sanity and it is good for your house as well. If you have taken the start from the kitchen, first complete it with all your focus, energy and effort then move on. You will also not remain in the state of renovation for longer periods.
Here is a list of all the items that are a big no-no when you are about to decorate the home:
Once you follow the above mentioned basic rules, success is not far from you.