It’s not uncommon to wish for change from time to time, even if everything is a-okay. We see this most commonly regarding how we like to decorate our homes, or change our appearance. Of course, this former of these two practices can sometimes seem a little less possible, because it takes a little more planning and expense to get right.
It might be that thanks to 2020 and its associated lockdowns, you have seen more of your four walls than you had ever expected. As we march into a (touch wood) healthier 2021, it can be nice to curate this space in your favor, to rejuvenate your home in the best possible context. But how can you achieve this? Are there methods to help you completely transform a room without having to overbearingly decorate, or without having to replace every little detail?
You’re in luck, because there absolutely is. With the following advice, we hope you can understand that, and even flourish in this space as a result. Let’s consider what your options may be here:
Effective, Cost-Effective Methods Of Completely Transforming A Room
Renew The Flooring
Flooring is a phenomenally important part of your home, yet if there’s nothing wrong with it, replacing it can be quite the ask. That being said, transforming a room as profoundly and as cheaply as this is hard to beat. From luxury vinyl plank flooring (a favorite of many) to gorgeous tiling and wall to wall thick carpeting, switching up the aesthetic, texture and even comfort of a room without impeding on floor space or visual cost can all be achieved through careful, worthwhile flooring replacements.
Of course, sometimes, renewing the flooring can be a matter of maintenance. Your wood flooring may have been marked and stained with the scuff marks of moving chairs in your kitchen environment. Maybe the tiles in your bathroom could do with a deep cleaning effort. What matters is what works for you, and this space. Just don’t neglect the most visually impactful element of a room – its interesting flooring.
Consider Natural Light
The natural light of your property can often help it transform into a beautiful, airy, inviting space. Of course, moving the sun to be in our favor throughout the day is quite beyond our reach, but we can make the most of it when it’s out, even in the winter. Ensuring that your windows are clean and curtains do not block the natural light, ensuring that the colors of the room are light enough to not absorb this natural radiance, and using worthwhile lamp solutions to help the room shine in its darker spots can help it look beautiful from top to bottom.
The orientation of your furniture is worth considering. Often, we can find ourselves filling up our rooms with too much decorative or unnecessary furniture. We might find ourselves filling every square inch of space with a decoration when really, letting the space speak can be enough. Even moving your bed or chair setup in a manner most in keeping with the natural light – facing the windows rather than facing away from them, can help a room seem lighter and more inviting. Orientation, well-applied, can also mean increasing the floor space of an environment. It’s often quite shocking to see how much this can help a room transform in character – often all for the better.
Simple Color Palettes
Simple color palettes can help a room feel neutral. Does this mean you have to lay off your bright and brilliant decorative ideas? Of course not. We’re sure you’re certain which patterns look the most appealing, and which are more in line with your tastes. Our only point is that often, implementing these can work best with a neutral background of simple colors, working together in the best manner.
That might include comforting sand or tan colors, stone and off-white, or even a feature wall that features a dark color more prominently to balance the space out. Color is a wonderful way of ensuring a room completely reshapes its own personality, and this is where you’re able to have a good amount of fun¬! Don’t be afraid to try, try, and try again when trying to find the best palettes, even if that means using sample paint tins and more.
To Conclude, the means via which you can decorate and redecorate your home are often as bountiful and limitless as how our own personalities can develop. What matters is doing what’s right for you. With these tidbits of advice, we hope your own personal tastes can be best expressed through more impactful guidelines.