Decoration does involve some tricks that not everyone is aware of. Using these tricks you can make your house look beautiful. One of the basic advantages of using these tricks are you can make your house look larger than they really are. Professionals in the interior decoration field commonly use these tricks so satiate different needs. The problem faced by different house owners is small space. One does not really have too many options when it comes to space constraint faced by house owners in urban cities. Add to that stratospheric cost of real estate and not everyone can afford to make wholesome changes in the household. Some common problems faced are narrow rooms, low ceilings and insufficient light etc. But then, there is option of optical illusion.
Most of the apartments have this problem of low ceilings. If somehow, you can manage to make your ceiling appear higher than they actually are, you will feel more space in the house. So how to do that? Start with selecting appropriate color for the ceiling. Use white color around your ceiling. To those who are interested in cost cutting as well, just paint six inches of the top of your walls with white. You will be surprised to find your ceiling appear higher.
Now coming to the next common problem of small room size, we also have a solution for this. Just paint one wall darker than the rest of the walls. If you are concerned about your bedroom then try placing wall to wall cupboards along one of the walls. Try going for low lying furniture. This will make your home look more spacious and aesthetic as well. Use these tricks and make your space larger than it actually is.
Space is a precious thing in urban households. With the pace of population that is flocking to cities, it is hard to get a house that has abundance of space unless you have deep pockets. Many people with houses in urban areas complain of having small outdoor area. But then you can’t really increase the space at your will but you can always make it look wonderful and beautiful. And mind it; it is not expensive at all. Turning your small balcony into a beautiful place is quite economical and all that you require is few lamps and some plants. Having bare balconies is a crime as far as decoration is concerned. You can always make it look spectacular only if you desire and put into a small effort.
Start with the door. Change your wooden door to glass door leading into the balcony. The advantage of using this method is that it helps in generating illusion of space and at the same time you don’t really have to enclose the space. Small balconies are not a curse if used in a proper way. Now that you have installed the glass balcony, focus on decorating the balcony. Check if your balcony gives you a good overview. If not mostly because in large cities it is not really possible for everyone to have a nice view from a small balcony because of congestion. Try hanging plants over the entire length of the balcony in little round pots. Make sure all these pots are kept at equidistance from each other. Hanging plants offers you twin benefits. First, it conceals the bad view and secondly it gives the illusion of more space. Point to be noted here is if the view is totally unacceptable then try using taller plants. That will help in concealing the view completely. Alternatively you can also use shining brass sculpture and one or two well-placed lamps.
Kitchens are utility places which has a vitalizing effect. Just as we need to make food appetizing with garnishing and presentation, the kitchen also must be conducive to be appealing. Kitchens are becoming more of the modern trend where there is more accentuation on the accessibility part. If you wish to renovate and your living room is adjacent to the kitchen, break the wall and let the kitchen be extended to the living room.
Invest in a good exhaust method to take away the inconvenience but modern kitchens are usually open with the living room. Budgeting the kitchen renovation is a neat idea. There are units of the ready kind which can be bought as detachments and customized to suit your existing format. Go in for the standing shelves which can also be shifted so as to extend a bit of more place in case you have too many chefs at a time.
Tray trolleys have a dual purpose to assists you serving the guests and also can be used to stock a few grocery items. Keep the kitchen clutter free and squeaky clean to give a large space effect. Glistening black shelves are also a good idea as they appear compact. Mix the knobs or drawer edges with reds of go for a pink handles. This is a unique concept and does a bit of imagination to position the oven or the always-in-use mixer.
Kitchen cabinets come in various shapes too and use them to the fullest with wide spaces or racks inside. Bring out the finest blue pottery wares or bone china collections to display in the transparent cabinets. Get the best hand towels and rings to bring the vibrancy. Kitchen concepts in branded style are very much in vogue. Steel is usually a dependable version and also wood finishes are the non corrosive kind. Ideally get the kitchen concept clear before you talk to the designer and go in for minimalism that highlights the utility.