Our first two designer tricks 1) planning your space and 2) taking the time to determine the best furniture arrangement are both important in setting the foundation for a really great room.
But once you have your major design elements in place, your room or home may still never feel completely finished or have that designer feel without – this:
Designer Trick #3 – The details
Details help add the “finished factor”, and are a great way to put your own unique spin on your home.
Here are 3 that, done right, will have a major impact in any space:
Rugs are great multitaskers: They provide warmth underfoot, give a pop of personality, inspire an accent colour, and lend a healthy measure of texture. (And to add a fun and unique spin, we love to layer them.)
But today’s trick/tip focuses on seating areas. Even though your best possible furniture arrangement will make these areas so much better, they may still feel somewhat unfinished and not-quite-there with the cozy quotient.
An area rug will help define the seating area and make it feel completely pulled together. Try it. You’ll be amazed at the difference!
(And, yes, you can put area rugs over carpet)
2. Window Treatments (the best way)
Whether you opt for bold and slightly sassy or neutral and understated, window treatments will soften windows and walls and add another layer of texture and interest to your room.
So it’s great to add them, and it’s even better if you use some designer tricks for hanging them that really do have the power to transform your windows and your room.
Art has the power to transform your walls from cold and boring, to interesting, unique, and inviting.
It does make a difference how you hang it though,
Designers may also incorporate more unique arrangements like gallery walls, layered art, or hang art in unexpected places to add a designer spin to a space.
thank you blog.schneidermans for these design tips!