Whatever your age and mindset, dark and gloomy rooms can be difficult to cope with, and the stark glare of electric light can make matters worse. But there's a simple and beautiful solution - candlelight. The soft glow of candles will sweep the shadows out of your home in an instant, replacing them with a warm, uplifting radiance. Here are some bright ideas for using candles to best effect around your house or apartment.
After months or even years of the same living room furnishings, your living room can become a bit outdated. Even though you may be tempted to run out and purchase new furniture, you may be interested to learn that there are less expensive options. The right décor pieces and accessory elements can infuse freshness in your space sometimes more effectively than all new furniture.
Written by Beconrad
Working with small spaces is not always easy. If your kitchen, bathroom or bedroom is smaller than you would like, just finding a place to store all your stuff can be a real challenge.
Fortunately, there are steps you can take to make the most of small spaces and make sure all your possessions are safe and sound. These creative ideas can help you enhance even the smallest room and make the most of the space you do have available.
Written by A.C Carver
Painting a room is a considerable investment in time, money, and effort, yet nothing is as important in determining the personality of a room. Therefore, the question of what colour to paint a room is not always easily answered. When decorating a home, paint colours can be chosen confidently if the room's size, shape, and style are complemented by the warmth and intensity of the colour.
Written by Lyndsay Wilson
"I'm good with color" you tell your friends, and you truly believe that in another life, you could have been an excellent interior designer. Then how did it happen that your living room just looks... off? Even those of us with the keenest eyes and the best style sense can fall victim to decorating blunders. Sometimes experiencing the feel of a room in person is quite different to the visions you gleaned from home magazines and your Pinterest board. Here are some of the most common style mistakes people unwittingly make when decorating their homes.
Written by J.R Mitchell
Everyone wants their home to look beautiful and charming. You might not have enough time to achieve this if you have a busy professional and social life. There are, however, many small and inexpensive ways in which you can brighten up your home. Improving your home décor can make your house feel welcoming and full of life. Here are five simple tips to brighten up your home.
Written by Word Gypsy
The lighting you choose for any living space influences how it will appear. You can choose your fixtures to change the appearance of the entire room or a portion of it. Lighting can also be used to enhance the functionality of the space or to draw attention to a specific aspect of it. Here are five interesting ways that lighting can be used to transform a room.
Written by S.T Bridges
Art can make a house feel like a home. It can provide interest and character to a space and it can offer a unique sense of delight among the everyday objects in a home. It can also, in some cases, turn out to be a canny investment. But good art doesn't often come cheap. Many of us would love to adorn our walls with exciting conversation pieces but don't have the means to afford serious pieces. News of record-breaking auction sales, meanwhile, can only serve to dampen hopes of acquiring affordable art. But art doesn't have to be that expensive. Good pieces can indeed be had for reasonable prices.