Upon entering any home, the appearance and decorative statements are immediately perceived and noted. Whether we are aware or not, the disposition and ambiance of our home go a long way in determining how guests see us and how often they will visit. If we do not want boring and scruffy looking homes, we need to get creative and decorative to create an atmosphere comfortable for both our families and our guests. Decorating our homes doesn’t necessarily have to involve using expensive and extravagant items as some of us think, a simple flower vase can do justice in improving the looks of a home. Going through the essentials needed, let us do well to make mental notes of what to do and what to improve.
Personally, I love curtains. The power they hold in transforming a place from plain and ugly to stylish and attractive is incredible. Curtains come in a variety of colors and patterns to suit the taste and decor of your home. Most times you would want to match the wall color with curtains of a similar or suitable color range. Pick designs that will spruce up and liven the home atmosphere. The family can also come together to agree on a general selection.
- Small Rugs/Mats
Generally, this piece knows how to make a beautiful statement. The accessory is highly important in creating a well-styled space. Whether a simple welcome rug at the front door, a small rug in the living room or bedroom or a stylish bathroom mat, these small materials establish a well ground level of comfort that is often under looked. Small rugs/mats are essential in creating a welcoming space.
- Wall Clocks
Apart from its primary purpose of time telling, wall clocks also go a long way in achieving a well-decorated home. Wall clocks come in different designs and sizes. Ranging from ancient to modern wall clocks are a variety we can select from.
- Decorative/Throw Pillows
Throws pillows are smaller sized pillows whose basic function is to serve decorative purposes in the home. They can be placed on chairs and sofas and also on benches to create an awe-filled effect.
Wallpapers are slowly but surely becoming my favorite accessory in the home. Wallpapers transform the home without much effort. Wallpapers show our moods and preferences. We can use either mild or strong themed wallpapers; whichever suits you better.
- Flower Vases and Decorative bowls
Flowers are nature’s very own decor. The warmth and homely atmosphere that flowers bring are amazing. Flower vases and decorative bowls can create an aesthetic feel in the home. They can be placed in corners or on tables.
- Center Tables
Center tables are very important in the home. They put a finishing touch to the other decor. They are usually placed on small rugs or mats at the center of the room. Books, magazines, and other accessories can be placed on it.
- Wall Art
Whether traditional prints, oil, or acrylic on canvas, wall weavings, tapestries, or display cubbies, wall art is paramount in creating a stylish environment.