Decorating your home in an Old English Décor will instantly add charm and elegance. Colors are abundant, and color hues are very natural, such as pinks and yellows from roses found within an English garden, or the greens from rolling hills on an English countryside. You can choose to keep the colors vibrant, or mute them, and the styles should feature a wide variety of patterns. The predominant pattern of choice in an English décor is floral. Flowers are seen decorating vases, window treatments, furniture, rugs, etc.
Adding lamps, candles, or classic chandeliers is also evident in English home décor. Rather than using recessed lighting, lamps give off a warm and comfortable light.
Simplicity is key in this style of decorating. Don’t overdo and add too much to tables, mantels, or even walls. Just a hint of color goes a long way.
Bright sunshine and fields of lavender no doubt make you think of a French Countryside. The idea of decorating your home in a French Country Décor will result in comfort and old world welcome.
Colors for French Country décor are many, and cover the full spectrum of the color wheel. Yellow, red, burnt rust, bright green, soft ocean tones, and many more are found in French Country homes.
An important thing to consider is to use natural materials. Delicately carved wood and woven chair seats add simplicity to your décor. Simplicity is, after all, the most important factor when decorating in the French Country style. Rusted metal furniture and light fixtures are very popular, and they add warmth and detail.
Whether you live in a rural area, or in one of the biggest metropolis’, country home décor is fast becoming one of the most popular ways to decorate or redecorate a home. Peaceful, serene, family oriented, are just a few ways to describe the feelings from a home decorated in country colors and schemes.
Colors vary in shades, but two very prominent ones seem to be Country Blue and Country Rose. These two colors are friendly and inviting, and will make guests in your home feel comfortable at once. Furniture in a country decorated home normally maintains its natural wood tones, such as pine or oak. Hard wood floors are a very popular aspect of this decorating technique. Adding a braided or hook rug to a hard wood floor instantly adds warmth and old world style beauty.
Gingham is also a very popular aspect. Gingham curtains, furniture covers, bedroom linens, etc., can be found in many homes decorated in the country look. Simply adding gingham curtains to your kitchen can add a country feel, and instantly make you feel more relaxed and sublime.
When decorating a home or office, the number one item that’s either neglected or overworked are the walls. Most people put too many items on a wall to decorate it, giving it a cluttered look. Wall art is just that, an art, and should be placed strategically to give the room appeal.
Let’s take a look at how to use wall art when decorating, particularly Asian wall art. If you’ve ever wanted to redecorate a room, and give it an Eastern feel, you can start with a beautiful piece of wall art to get your decorating ball going, and then build from that to bring the room together.