Passers-by will notice your home exterior for the very first time as it comes to their sight immediately. No wonder doing an exterior makeover is important. But it doesn’t mean that you can diminish the interior and furniture of your home. In fact, your home interior plays a crucial role in creating a comfortable place to dwell in.
For this reason, overhauling your home interior is necessary to provide a better comfort for you, your family, and guests. Next, check out these 10 home interior makeover ideas and improvement that will make you want to stay at home all the time.
As always, this list is compiled for you by simphome.com. For exterior makeover ideas, check previous post I published in this blog.
And to complete your learning experience, here I am sharing you following video
10. Play with Colors
Going for neutral palette for the wall and furniture in your living room or bedroom can calm your sight. However, a few pops of colors can attract the eyes to find other interesting elements, which is good to balance the room.
Don’t be afraid of doing some experiments with colors. Incorporating pops of colors into your home interior can add a nuance to it. Lay a yellow throw on your grey armchair, hang an abstract painting on the wall, lay a rug on the floor, or display your colorful knick-knacks can cheer up your home interior. Don’t go overboard, though. Unless eclectic style is your thing.
Furniture plays a crucial role in your home interior. When picking the furniture, you need to consider the space of the room and how to arrange it to maximize the space and comfort.
When it comes to a compact living room, a large sectional sofa that is shoved against the wall is your greatest bet. But if you still have more space, armless sectional sofa that is placed some inches from the wall will work better.
Adding one or two ottomans with hidden storage is your next way to go. Besides adding more seats for more guests, they can help you set down some snacks. More importantly, you can stash your clutter in it.
8. Incorporate a Wall Art
After adding more colors and arranging the furniture, now look at your walls. What can you find there? If you only find a blank and stark wall, you need to think about the appropriate wall art that will fit in with the interior well.
Many homeowners overlook the importance of the wall art because they think it’s merely a decorative element. Unfortunately, if you also keep your wall vacant, your room will lack character no matter how well-arranged the furniture is. Most room needs a centrepiece, and wall art is one of the easiest materials to find that you can use to fulfil this function.
When choosing a wall art, first, you need to consider the size of the wall where it will be displayed. If the wall art is too small, people will fail to notice it. But if it is too big, it could make your interior looks cramped. One thing. If you tend to choose modern style, A Victorian wall art with fancy details won’t get along well with the boldness of modern interior décor.
Apparently, windows are not only functioned as the easy access for natural light and fresh air. They have become a part of stylish interior design. Therefore, dressing up your windows to match the décor is essential.
For a farmhouse style, adding trims to your window will be nice. To alleviate the glare and heat of the sun, you can install shutters, blinds, or curtains. If you prefer to have curtains accentuate your windows, hanging them close to the ceiling and letting the other side drape to the floor would be better than letting the curtains float a few inches off the floor. By doing this, you will expand your windows visually.
When it comes to decorate the interior, follow the norm by including plants in your to-have-list. Plants have never failed to add a lively lift to any room. Besides, some plants like Spider Plant, Fig, Aloe Vera, Snake Plant, Peace Lily, and Devil’s Ivy are not only visually pleasing, but also can help to purify the air, which is good for your you and your family. Include your pets.
You can explore your imagination and creativity in incorporating plants into your space. For example, place a big planter along with Kentia Palm or Philodendron in the corner of your living room to fill in the awkward space. You can also grow some herbs near the window in your kitchen to make it look more appealing.
And Lastly, Try placing ivy above the headboard in your bedroom to create a dramatic look if you never do this before.
Refurbishing the home interior is not only about making it become more attractive, but also well organized, which means you also need to have a thoughtful approach to the organizing issue.
Try to find – or make – shelves that do a double duty – additional storage space as well as an adornment. Just like these shelves. You only need to make some cubes in different sizes and begin to picture how you want them to look. Attach the cubes on the wall, add some hooks to hang keys, and you’re good to go.
Lamps can do more than just illuminating the room. They can be decorative elements too. Therefore, picking the right lights that match your home décor is also necessary. For a modern home that tends to be minimalist, recessed LED lights would be your go-to lighting. For a vintage or modern farmhouse style, Wire pendant lights would be more suitable than LED.
Changing the color of the wall with a new paint is an instant way to gain a new look. But it costs lots of money. For this situation, go with wallpapers. It is mostly cost less and it comes in various colors, textures, and patterns which can enrich the look of your home interior. You can even find a lot of 3D wallpapers that create a dramatic backdrop to your home. Grab one, and I am positive you’ll be amazed with what it can do with your interior.
Some rooms like bedroom, bathroom, and living room feature a mirror. Whether it is small or large, a mirror can make a pretty good focal point. And you can accentuate it by dressing it up. For instance, add a wooden frame or a frame made of twigs like this one will transform your living room or bathroom into a chic one.
Lastly number 1, Lay a Rug
Replacing the tiles with the new one can definitely improve the look of your home. However, it can take lots of time, cash, and energy. Alternatively, you can go for a cheaper option instead – laying a rug.
Like wallpapers, rugs come in a wide array of textures, colors, and patterns which make them a convenient way to do a home interior makeover. Again, you still need to consider your existing home decor when picking up a new rug because a Persian rug won’t look great in a modern home.
So, doing a series of home interior makeover project will not only improve the look of your home but also make it become a more comfortable place to live in. As a result, it will become a place that you always miss. A place that you can call “a Home”.