Shabby-chic is big these days with the popularity of vintage and DIY home decor. In this style, thee are definitely craft elements that people like such as distressed furnishings, floral prints and design elements and whitewashed floors…
In the 1950s and ’60s, a post-war America was looking to break traditional design conventions and propel its design industries into the modern era. As a result, the mid-century modern style was born. Characterised by clean, simple lines, pops of blues and greens, and plenty of wood and rusty metals, mid-century modern is a design style with definite staying power.
Other decorating styles might have ‘rules’, but with Bohemian, anything goes! Collectors (or hoarders) will love this style, which can accommodate the most outrageous and the most delicate art or textiles, antique and vintage furniture, and even homemade art and craft works.
Yes, your closet deserves some attention too! Paint the interior of a closet a fun color for a nice surprise when you open it up.
Use more gold/copper/brass/silver colours in the accessories to decorate your home! You can even change the hardware of your traditional or modern furniture to add an extra spark to your room!
Many older homes, from Victorian mansions to Craftsman bungalows, feature eye-catching woodwork. Their crown molding, chair rails, wainscoting, and carved newel posts all add visual interest to a room.
Have a complete set of matching dishes, wine glasses, and silverware.
Finishing drywall, refinishing hardwood floors and painting ceilings is all messy work. If at all possible, it’s better to have this type of work completed before moving any furniture or accessories into the space.
Scents are powerful. Just think of your grandmother’s signature perfume or the way your mother's house smells. Even if it’s not your home’s signature scent, a warm candle smells a whole lot better than musty-house-that-sat-empty-while-on-the-market.