Interior / June 5, 2018 / .
Mixing different textures, contemporary furniture with brown antiques and vibrant colours to create a unique, beautifully bold room. Bright velvet cushions, a purple leather ottoman mixed with printed fabric, ceramic lamps and artwork, silk velvet sofas. Forget your bog-standard grey or neutral rooms, the only beige thing about this room is the suede walls, why use paint when you can use fabric?!
Your home should speak to who you are. It should be like a personal memoir of your trips, your loves, your life. There is nothing worse than walking into someones home to be greeted by beige walls, brown furniture and one mass produced print on the wall, pretending to be art. The above mentioned room just screams BORING! and we know our readers are far from boring. So, do not be shy when it comes to your home decor.
A common mistake that most of us are guilty of painting first. Put that paint brush down! First, you need to pick out the rooms fabrics and main textiles, such as rugs and curtains. Because it is simply much easier to find fabrics that we love and then pick out paint to match. While it is much harder to find a fabric that we love, that also just so happens to match the paint we have already put on our walls.
How scale and proportion in design, when you enter into a room, it should be like a city scape a combination of different heights. You never want everything in a room to be a the same level or the same size. Accomplish this with different heights/sizes in your furnishings, art placement and window treatments.