How To Decorate Your Home’s Interior With A Theme

241Interior decorating with a theme allows you to show yourself in your home décor. What is theme interior decorating? It’s simply taking an idea and implementing it in a room or your entire home to create a solid, pleasant look that makes you feel happy and comfortable.

Anyone can place a sofa, chair and coffee table in a living room. But that is not interior decorating. It is simply placing the minimum to allow people to sit down. It doesn’t say a thing about the people who live in the home.

That same room, however, can be done with a theme and the room can express a lot about the personalities of the people who live in that home. A tropical theme can make a room light and airy with lots of plants, bright color to accent the furnishings and tropical items like an aquarium, pictures of tropical scenes, sea shells and other objects the family loves.


Decorate with an Etagere

240Like most of us, you probably have an area, whether it’s a small corner area, or a larger spot that needs “something”. The problem is, you can’t quite figure out just what to put there. An étagère would be perfect.

Étagère simply means a free standing shelf. Because it is a free standing shelf it offers a world of possibilities to you and your home décor.

An étagère can be found for just about any spot in your home. Decorate that empty corner some with some height and style. Or, perhaps you need a decorative way to both store and show off some books. Add an étagère. Do you have a lot of unorganized CD’s and DVD’s that could use a decorative way to both show them off and keep them organized? Add an étagère.


Tried-And-Tested Decorating Tips for Your Home

239Decorating our homes is not as difficult as we think. You can become your own interior stylist without having to go through design classes simply by exploring your creative and artistic side. One should always remember that behind a great room or a stylish abode is a basic set of decorating ideas that did not come from experts but from homemakers and simple individuals like anyone else. Your perfect home style is a combination of changing home design trends and the unique personalities of your housemates.

Having a beautiful home is not just about architecture; it is also about the heart and the comfort that it provides for its family members. It is about creating a resting nest of your own and surrounding yourself with the things that you love and enjoy the most.

By simply following these tried-and-tested tips from experts, your home can be as beautiful as any other designer home you see in the magazines. It can also be transformed into the perfect home for your family.


Elegant Home Decor Accessories

238It’s a fact that the most favorite place in this whole world is your own home. You may love going to new places but no place really has the ambiance of your home. The peace, the closeness, the comfort and the love that you get there is rather very hard to get in any other place.

People just love to decorate their house and like getting complements for their home decor. Your personality can be actually known from how well you maintain your house. The look of the house can be enhanced by just a few home accents and decor items.

You can give your house a complete makeover by using a wide range of home decor accessories. Get that designer look with these simple tips and tricks


How to Decorate Your Home in a Traditional Style

237You may have grown up in a house that as decorated in traditional style, or you may just appreciate the subtle elegance and comfort that traditional decor creates. Many people mistakenly believe that a house can only be decorated in traditional style with costly antiques, hand-me-downs and a heritage-listed building, but this is not the case. Achieving any style-traditional included-is as simple as creating a continuity between the furniture, its layout and the other aspects of decor. Whether you're considering new outdoor tiles, a lick of paint or changing up the window-dressings, keeping with the theme will make sure you achieve your design goals. Here are a few tips on getting that much-coveted traditional style home decor:

So, What IS Traditional Style?

If you're a little hazy on the details, traditional-style decor is that elegant, intricately-made furniture and layout that makes you think of an old English manor. Think gold gilding, curly chair-back designs and plush velvet couches. Think dark mahogany, carved table-stands and four-poster beds. Colours are rich without being garish, and wood and brass play a big part. Here's an example: