We all want to make sure that our home gets the best decor or make-over so that everyone appreciates it. No home maker would want to shy away from taking the credit of a well done home. There are so many styles, designs and themes influencing us that it becomes perplexing to actually plan out things in a proper manner.
Some of the most elementary things that should be kept in mind before deciding on a particular theme/ design are to match it with your taste and personality. Size and location of the rooms also play an important role in determining the basic theme. If the room is quite small then dark color schemes and big furniture pieces will make it look cluttered. Contemporary design will suit smaller rooms and sleek metal furniture will make it look spacious. It will make the room look modern and elegant at the same time. However, if you have big and airy rooms then country theme with colossal furniture and floral prints will give it a lively touch. Elaborate designs with little details that give a country feel will work well with this kind of theme.
Some of the people also like to go in for traditional design that derives influence from different cultures like Japanese, Chinese or Indian. The rooms can be worked up accordingly and specific furniture and decoration items can be used. Bright red and green lighting, lanterns and traditional wall paintings go well with the Oriental theme. They can be mixed and matched with tapestry and curtains. The travel habits can also help us to decide on a decorating style as we tend to pick up things that we like while on a vacation.
Taking a color scheme and doing the decor accordingly is also quite interesting. You can choose base colors and match it up with whites, grey and black. Some of us might like to go in for pastel colors and some of us love brighter hues. Depending on personal choices, different rooms can be done. Children tend to love bright and playful colors so kid’s room can be done as per their choice. You can take suggestions from them to understand what they like and then determine the basic style because it all comes down to personal choice. Whatever style you choose, make sure that you are comfortable and feel at home because that is what really matters.