Saturday, November 1, 2008

Interior Design Tips: 5 Elements of Theme Based Homes

You want to break the monotony? Here are 5 elements to consider to revitalize your home.

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New Year is just around the corner, a new home (or interiors) could bring a refreshing start.

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First element: Wall color
Use blue for the fresh and calm feel. Use green for a dramatic impression, yellow or orange for a warm and energetic impression. You could also choose several dominant colors to frame the walls to provide accent. Wallpaper can make a tremendous difference in the appearance of any room. The larger the pattern on the wallpaper, the harder it is to match up. The problem with small patterns however, is that a lot of folks tend to think that they are too “busy” where larger patterns are more appealing and make a room look larger. The size of the pattern as opposed to the size of the room is something that you should consider when choosing a wall covering.

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Second element; Furniture
In the utilization of furniture, there are several things that must be considered. Here is a key element for utilizing furniture: Ask yourself which of the old ones could still work. Then from there, use it to play around with other new furniture elements.

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Third element: Floor

The floor is the element that should be most important. Always work within your budget. Use marble to get the luxurious and exclusive impression. You also could use parquet for the floor in the main bedroom in order to exude a warm and natural impression. If you are really feeling the tight crunch, you can make use of carpets or rugs to accentuate the floor.

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Fourth Element: Accessory

The exact accessories selection will help support the theme of your room. Like the use of painting or photographs. A memento could be also used.

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Fifth element: The material
Last but not the least, material finishing. It should play along with the color of the floor, wall and the mix of furniture. For the classic theme, main material to use is marble and granite. The wrought iron for classic appearances.

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There are several points that must be paid attention to in changing the theme of the interior of your house. A good renovation after several of living in the same house is always a good idea for both ourselves and also when we want to sell the house. You can always hire a renovation contractor but be ready to pay because they obviously do not work for free. That is why a lot of people to these by themselves but make sure you know what you're doing, especially if you have to work with electricity.

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