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How To Considering Other Factors For Decoration?

How To Considering Other Factors For Decoration?

These factors may not be obvious but can help in making the practical decisions that will shape the final plan.

Being Lavish

Using the right fabric Lavish, sumptuous styles rely heavily on soft furnishings. To create this sort of feel, emphasize elaborate window treatments, extravagant furnishings, and the impression of swaths of material and cushions as well as soft, luxurious carpeting.

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Creating Formality

Being ordered Formal styles can range from opulence to minimalism. However, designs for wallpaper or fabric should be precise and obvious to give an impression of regimented order. For example, choose striped designs for a neat, tidy, and ordered appearance.

Minimizing Changes

Following a design, Massive overhauls are not necessary to inject the idea of a style into a decorative plan. Select fabrics carefully for immediate effect. Gingham designs, for example, give a country- cottage feel, even if used relatively sparingly in a room.

Thinking Ahead

Considering your stay If you will not be in a home for long, plan for short-term needs and avoid extravagant decor that you will need to leave behind.

Increasing value Make sure that your home is decorated well. It will be far easier to sell – and fetch a higher price – when the time comes.

Dealing with trends Decorative styles change as quickly as other fashions. To play safe, choose a fairly neutral plan and reflect fashion only in accessories.

Considering Building Styles

A particular decorative plan will work better in some surroundings than in others.

  • Reflecting reality Consider authenticity. For example, a country-kitchen look is most convincing in a rural setting,
  • Maintaining a theme When decorating part of your home, think about the impact on other areas and whether you will extend the style to them later. If a finish reflects a particular era, changing it may mean replacing other decorative features, loo.

Reflecting architecture

Certain types of building are best suited to particular styles of decor. A look that works well in a Mediterranean villa may be out of place in a townhouse or a rustic, wooden home.

Considering Building Styles

Transforming a Space into a Living Area

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Starting from scratch

For a major room facelift or the creation of a living area in previously unused space, clear the room as much as possible. Here, a cold, uninviting room (above) has become welcoming and comfortable (right), and good use has been made of inherent features such as its unusual shape and natural light.

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