When it comes to interior decorating, there are no hard and fast rules. It all depends on your vision, preferences and creativity. However, over time, people have discovered some tips and tricks which apply to almost all home décor styles. You can follow these easy tips to get a great effect every time.

Most of these tried-and-tested tips require minimal effort and cost.  As they say, sometimes the smallest changes make the biggest impact.

Here are some easy interior decorating tips which will completely change the look and feel of your house:

  1. Painting small rooms in light and soft colors makes them appear larger.
  2. Proper usage of mirrors can add instant brightness to your room.

Mirrors are frequently used to make a small area feel larger than it is. Also, if the room gets only small amount of natural light, mirrors can be used to brighten up the room. All you need to do is to place the mirrors across from the windows. Now the mirror will reflect whatever light comes in and hence instantly add more light in the room. Mirrors can also be used for decorative purposes.

  1. Mix and Match. 

You should try mixing and matching to get an entirely new look and feel. You can mix up the patterns and different textures. You should try mixing up the old pieces with new ones and the key to the perfect interior decoration is that it should show your personality. It should show who you are and your style. Antiques in your home tell the stories from past. And that modern abstract art shows who you currently are. Mix up the fabrics. Get mismatched pillows and rugs.

  1. Wicker Baskets

Wicker baskets are a versatile, elegant and economical way to add storage space to any room. You can use these baskets to store things like magazines, books, toys, blankets, towels etc.

  1. Bring out the old and unused accessories.

With changing seasons and styles, we change the accessories and decorations in our home décor. Most of the times, we put them in storage and then forget about it. However, next time you think about changing the décor style, take a look into storage first. You will likely find something you like. This step will save you time and money.

  1. Give your furniture some breathing room.

You shouldn’t overcrowd a room with lots of furniture. Good home décor also means that you should be able to easily move through the room. Don’t fill up every nook and corner with furniture. Leave some space. Instead of buying a lot of furniture, buying some key high quality furniture and then let it command the attention in room.

  1. Go green.

You can add plants to any room, whether it is your living room, kitchen or even your bathroom. Plants don’t cost much, look beautiful, add greenery to a room and even maintain the air quality in the room. Most plants absorb air pollutants and harmful gases.

  1. Hang the artwork at proper height. 

The average human eye level is 57 inches. This is why most galleries and museums hang their artwork at this height. You should also hang the artwork at eye level in your room.

People make the mistake of hanging the art in the middle of the wall. However, this can go so wrong if your house has high ceilings. The best advice is to ignore how high the wall is. Hang the artworks at eye level.  Or if you are in doubt, take a picture. All good and bad things become clear in a photograph.

One Thought on “8 Killer Interior Decorating Tips for Every Room

  1. Tons of great advice mentioned within here! From painting to accessorizing, there are several ways to transform a room into something new and fresh. Thanks for sharing!

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