If the bedroom is supposed to be a sanctuary, then it ought to be pretty—starting with the focal point, the bed! Details do not fail to be important here, and while the headboard may not initially seem as important as bedding or wall color, it’s an important part of home décor.
Thoughtful input into texture, design, color, and other matters will create an impact all its own in the form of a well-chosen headboard. The right headboard can provide continuity, beauty, and attractiveness to your bedroom.
Decorating a ranch style home can be difficult , and deciding on the style you want to showcase can be challenging with so many different, unique designs out there. Even more difficult is being able to put your ideas into action.
Never fear. Here are 6 ways to transform your home into the ranch you have always dreamed about.
Mid Century Modern
The Mid Century Modern look is making a huge comeback. The design will fit the style of the ranch house very well, because they both originated in the same time period. The look usually incorporates a variety of patterns and textures, as well as wallpaper, which is also making a huge comeback.
Once relegated to a staid existence as accompaniment to a matching chair, ottomans have over the last several years broken free and become an integral decorating piece in their own right.
They have gotten a life of their own and are insisting to be used in all sorts of creative, unique, and interesting ways. Interior designers and decorators throughout the land are hearing the call and bringing new life to the homes of their clients with ingenious uses for this time-tested piece. Here are sixteen to encourage your own decorative renaissance.
If slipcovers bring to mind imagery of sticky plastic and ill-fitting fabric, be prepared to banish those ideas forever! Chic, attractive slipcovers are experiencing something of a revival among decorators, and there are numerous ways to thoughtfully and tastefully incorporate them into any room.
This guide will both show you several ideas for how to make slipcovers work in your room, as well as some reasons why slipcovers are a great option. You’ll learn how to incorporate patterns and colors, whether to pick custom-made or pre-made, the pros and cons of white, and lots more.
Think of slipcovers like any other piece of furniture, and your palette will be opened up onto a vista of possibilities.
1. Don’t be afraid of frills
(image via thecottagejournal.com)
Because of their texture, tasteful frills can add a bright touch to any room. The cover on this couch has a decidedly Victorian feel and would work well with dark woods, parquet, and lots of floral and tea stained lace.
With a new year comes new resolutions, new opportunities, new time—and, for many of us, new ideas and resources to spruce up our homes. There are few more concrete ways to welcome a new year than redesigning a room or an entire house with the trends and ideas that are primed to become big hits.
Oftentimes, the new overlaps with the old, in carrying over favorites from the past year (or even earlier) while offering new twists on both them and completely unique alternatives. The gift of human creativity coupled with technological advances and the ubiquity of social media have unveiled a near-endless palette of opportunities with which to create your dream home. This post will give you ideas to work with and trends to watch as you celebrate 2017.
Navy blue interiors
New and different colors are making their presence felt in 2017, and one of the biggest ones is navy blue. The forceful but inviting statement made by this shade is becoming very popular. Moreover, it’s especially easy to incorporate as a centerpiece, in throw pillows or other accents, or, as a contrasting wall color.