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Home Decorating Tips for the DIYer in You

by Iqra Tariq July 23, 2021 4 min read

Home decoration is always a fun thing to do. You enjoy it more when you do it yourself (DIY décor). So here are some good tips for you to implement while doing your home décor.

A DIYer understands how to play up the strengths of his house, masks its shortcomings, and makes it irresistible to just about everyone. To get the tips for refreshing the rooms in your home without breaking your budget, we have some good tips for you. Look at these easy tricks and see to what extent you can make your home more creative.

Set the front door:

You've heard the saying 'first impression lasts' or 'curb appeal.' Well, this is why, when it comes to making a statement about your house, the front door should not be ignored, and that's why I think it's a very important function. Think of cool hues and paint your front door by making it attractive and appealing. Go creative and place some plants along the hallway. Don’t let the walls blank, add some interesting and engaging wall art canvas on it and amuse your visitors.

Coat your Walls with Light and Neutral Colors:

Apply colors such as beige or grey, especially on the first floor, where the flow is key. Neutral walls give you the greatest versatility in decorating, allowing you to turn up your accessories quickly. You must consider the tone or meaning of a color, rather than the hue since a good interior has tonal contrast in them or a range of values. As a general rule of thumb, one single color should never be painted all over your house. A home’s entire look risks becoming bland with just mid-tones. So, for the walls, light, neutral or tonal contrast causes visual appeal or excitement.

Improve Living Area:

Stick to lighter colors that reflect more light and make space feel more spacious. Neutrals colors are a perfect way of incorporating a degree of elegance and relaxation, such as off-white, beige, or light gray. Try to have the furniture that matches your overall interior.

The most common color combination is blue and grey. Some people like to have a grey sofa and a blue carpet. Blue is a color that is never going to go out of style, so choosing it as your sofa color will make you feel safe. So again here the key is to maintain the harmony of colors within your living room.

Related: Best Paint Colors for Home Décor 

Go for Open kitchens:

An open kitchen is without barriers and walls. This means that the perfect platform to showcase your creativity and style of decoration. Make it a space visible to all. An open kitchen is a great idea for tiny homes. If you don’t have an open kitchen you can still give it an open-air vibe.  

Loads of natural light in the kitchen space make you feel more spacious and larger. Light will spill into the room with fewer walls and make a wide space look even larger. An open-plan space also provides more people with entertainment and greater accessibility.   

Mirrors, Mirrors in a Room:

Mirrors are made to bounce the light around the room and eventually it makes space feel brighter. But playing with mirrors can also be hard because putting one in the wrong place can be almost as wicked as not getting one at all.

Place mirrors perpendicular to windows on walls, not directly opposite them. Hanging a mirror directly opposite a window will bounce the light right out of the window. So look at the angles and directions accurately and add mirrors.

Artwork – a Must:

Wall art should be a must-have in every home. At eye level, the center of the canvas wall art should hang. Always leave space for the self-expression of the goods and their nature. Because it should look both neutral and restrained. Products that serve a function are like instruments and are neither items of decoration nor works of art. So it clearly depends upon you to make a connection and place the artwork in your home.

Related: Best Wall Art Prints to Brighten Your Space

Raise the Ceiling:

Paint your ceiling with white color if it’s on the low side, to make space feel less oppressive and enclosed. To trick the eye into believing the room is taller, hang curtains higher than the walls. Most regular curtain panels measure 84 or 96 inches, so before the length gets too short, you can go about 3 inches above the window casing. This is a tip to create an illusion in your home and make your room taller and bigger.

Rejuvenate already available Accents:

You must have different and diverse accents available at your place. Accent furniture is something that stands out against the décor or design of the rest of the room. The expression comes from the context of the word "accent," meaning stress, or emphasis. For example, the chair is called accent furniture if a room consists of mostly beige furniture and there is one colorful chair.

Try to implement these tips and tricks in your home and help your DIYer soul to get that inner peace. These simple yet soulful tips and tricks help you to refresh your home and make you able to think more creatively and productively.