While you’re thinking about the upcoming Parade of Homes, we thought this was a good time to share some interior design thoughts from our Guest Blogger, David Glenn. Think about these tips as you tour to pick up even more ideas for your home — or even better, ideas you’ll incorporate into your new home or remodeling project after you get inspired during the tour by homes like the one pictured above by Donnay Homes!
Whether you have recently bought a new home and are in the process of decorating and need some interior design tips or you would love to improve the overall atmosphere of your home, there are a number of interior design techniques and tips that can make all the difference in the overall look of your place. Following are three of the best ways to improve your home’s atmosphere without too much effort:
Lighting is a simple and easy-to-do improvement that is usually a low-cost way of making your home’s atmosphere feel the way that you want it to. From soft lighting in your reading room to a bold light set-up in your foyer or kitchen, spot-on lighting improve’s not only your home’s atmosphere, but can add class to a space and even increase home value.
Accent lighting can be a great addition to living areas to add an artistic touch to your home’s atmosphere. Accent lighting can showcase a painting, add texture and depth to bookshelf decor or simply make a room feel more inviting.
Donnay Homes shows how under cabinet lights can ensure adequate lighting for food prep.
Do you have a space in your home that is specifically dedicated to studying or work-related activities? Using task-style lighting can encourage productivity. Whether you use chic lights while adding a minimalist atmosphere to your home or you go with a strip light, lighting can improve your home’s atmosphere and your activities.
Have you ever walked into a home that was attractively set up but lacked proper lighting? While your decor and furniture may look spectacular together, add in some stellar lighting and you will have a home that is worthy of envy.
The right type of decor can make a world of difference in your home’s atmosphere making it a key component of interior design and home improvements. From choosing a them to deciding on combining styles or looks, decor can make or break a home’s atmosphere.
When choosing decor, decide on what style you want to go for. Whether your want a bohemian look in your den or a clear and crisp set-up for your dining area, determine what styles are best for your home and strive to keep them in mind as you pick out your decor.
Adding a splash of color to a pocket study really makes a statement in Parade Home #135 by Creative Homes.
Haphazard decor may be considered a “technique” for some people, but for a n inviting and comfortable atmosphere in your home, themes and styles go far in helping your home look put together and attractive.
Book shelves with books and decorative pieces, plants, works of art, paintings, throw pillows, and rugs are all excellent ways of adding life to an area in your home and helping it to be an atmosphere that you want to come back to after a long day at work.
While this tip for improving your home’s atmosphere may require more thought and planning, its one that can make a big difference and add class to a home. Interior glass doors are the ideal way to provide your home with a comfortable and classy interior.
Perhaps you would like to separate your home’s office from your living area without making it a private room. A glass door offers the home office occupant a level of privacy and quiet, yet says “I’m available if you need me.” An interior glass door can look great and add style to your home. When positioned near the entrance of your home and used for your study or living area, glass doors can add style an class to your home.
Mirrored glass doors can be an excellent idea for bedroom closet doors or hallways. Bathroom doors with mirrors are another excellent way of adding life to your home’s atmosphere, even in little ways. While a more costly endeavor than just buying some extra decorative items, installing interior doors can greatly enhance the overall look and value of your home.