If you don’t have a designer on a project, but you want your home to have that amazing TV Reveal feel when you walk in the room, you may feel like a fish out of water and not know where to begin. Here are 5 design tips to help you think like a professional.
Begin your design with a palette
Don’t wing it or wait for the colours question to be asked. Beginning any design with a palette will aid in creating cohesion and uniformity in the space you’re renovating.
Invest in WOW Pieces
A simple way to elevate your home is to invest in statement pieces and place them front and center. You will be able to better place all other furniture of the space by working around your character piece. Also its a great conversation piece, and you’ll look all the better for having found and placed a gem in your home.
When in doubt use textures. Neutral palettes need a little pick me up, incorporate various textures in your neutral coloured spaces. The combinations of sleek, reflective, rough and distressed materials create contrast in your spaces – definitely a professional move.
Gold, Silver, Copper and More
For an extra boost of sophistication mix your metals! Using multiple metals together, such as gold and silver, will make you look like a genius designer with elegant and smart design skills. The mixing of metals in a space not only adds more sparkle and contrast to the overall appearance.
Go Outside of the Box for your Backsplash
Statements don’t only have to be made with character furniture pieces. If you want to make a statement in your kitchen or bathroom, select an eye-catching tile for your backsplash and tiling.