Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Decorating Your Home? Think About These Cool Materials


There is so much stuff to organize when you are redecorating! Which color should you do the walls? What style furniture? There are so many things you will need to figure out! One thing that people totally forget about is the materials that they use in their rooms. Forgetting this isn’t such a big deal. But if you do take it into consideration, your room will look incredibly well thought out and designed. So which materials should you consider using? Here are some to think about.

Wood

If you want a natural feel to your rooms, think about using a lot of natural wood. You will be able to find it at a fair price at your local timber shop. There are many ways you can incorporate it into your design. One of the easiest ways is to buy wooden furniture. If you want to a DIY project, you could try covering some of your walls in wooden panels. It’ll make your room super cozy!

Granite

Granite can add a touch of class to your kitchen and bathroom. It is often used to make kitchen worktops as it is very easy to wipe clean. It is also very durable, so it is possible to chop all your ingredients directly on it. Many people also choose to use granite in their bathrooms. This is for the same reason that it is very easy to wipe down and clean. This material can be fairly expensive. However, it will last a very long time, so see it as a good investment.

Glass

Think about placing mirrors on your walls. This will help to make your rooms feel larger than they are. Another way to create the feeling of space is to have large windows. Natural light will flood into your rooms and help to make them feel very spacious. You can also get creative and use glass in your interior design. If your home needs some structural work doing to it, why not replace a brick wall for a glass one?!

Steel

Steel will help you achieve an industrial look, which is all the rage these days. You could buy furnishings that feature a lot of steel in them. It shouldn’t be too difficult to find chairs with metal legs or tables that also use a lot of steel in their design. You could always use the material to make new banister rails up your stairs. This is the ideal material to use in your decor. Think about buying mirror or photo frames that are made from steel.

Fabrics

Don’t forget that your homes should be super comfy! One way to add extra comfort is to use lots of soft fabrics. Think about shaggy rugs, fleece blankets, and plush cushions. Adding these to your rooms is a great way of adding color as well! Not only that, but you will be able to snuggle up with them while you’re relaxing on the sofa!

Hopefully, this blog post will help you get creative with materials!

xxo
Kim

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