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Making your Home look great with the Right Home Furnishings
By: Justin   |    October 3, 2013   |   0 Comments (0) (0)

Home interior design is not just randomly putting furniture pieces haphazardly around a room. Sometimes something may seem to be missing or out of place and it can simply be a matter of needing the right accessory to finish off a room. That's when the little items can make the biggest impact. There are five simple accessories that you can use to finish off and liven up just about any room. Luxury designer home furnishings are easy to work with if you know the basics.

1. Mirrors

Mirrors are a great example of home accents. While they are a very versatile furnishing accessory, they are often not used to their fullest. Fundamentally, all mirrors are the same and operate on the same premise--they reflect light. The difference in successful mirror use and design disaster comes from what light the mirror reflects, where in the room it is positioned, and what can be seen in the mirror from different angles. A common mistake is having the mirrors wrongly placed. Mirrors are best used in certain situations to help with the overall look and feel of a room or area. They can open up a long hallway when placed at the end, and they might brighten up a dark area when they reflect light when a door is opened. Mirrors that reflect light from a window can brighten up a room and increase its depth.


2. Lamps

Decorative lamps can brighten up a room with their light or add a splash of color a unique focal point to a room. Lamps are a simple and affordable way to change the look and feel of any room. You can choose fromfloor lamps, free-standing lamps, or the common table-top variety. Lamps are home decoration items that offer many different ways of working with your decorative style and current set-up. The lamp itself can be made from glass, metal, plastic, wood, and just about any other material that you could think of! The color combinations are endless, as are the available design options from which to choose. Then, the lampshades themselves offer another level of customization and design options. You can compliment or contrast the lamp base and use the lampshade to further create your unique look and focal point.

3. Rugs

Rugs are also very useful as home furnishing accessories because of the many sizes, colors, designs, and textures available to you. Some rugs are expensive, but others are not, and depending on the look you are going for, a rug can be a simple and affordable option for brightening up a room or adding some much needed color. Rugs can be used in large and small homes and come in sizes that can fit every need. Rugs are very popular to soften dark wood floors and make sitting areas even more inviting than tile or wood. They can instantly brighten a room and add the splash of color or that unique texture you have been looking for.

4. Decorative Baskets

Baskets can work double duty in home decorations and can be used for functionality and decoration. Baskets can be used to hold things and control clutter. A nice basket on the coffee table can keep magazines from sliding all over the place. It can also add a rustic or elegant feel depending on the type basket you choose. These decorative baskets come in a wide range of materials and styles. Larger baskets can be used as hampers in the bathroom, yet still look nice and attractive. They can also simply be used as focal points for center pieces or as small decorations to brighten up a corner of the room or accompany a beautiful floral arrangement.

5. Bedding

Style your home with luxury bedding collections and you can add new life to any room. Sometimes simply changing the comforter and bed coverings can totally transform a room. Use bedding options to pull the room together by looking at the existing colors and using them. Pull colors from the walls, the carpet, and any decorations of focal points that already exist. To take a room from drab to fab does not have to be expensive or labor intensive. Sometimes, all it takes is a new quilt and some new pillows.

Home interior design is not just simply running around and sticking furniture pieces around the house willy-nilly. If something seems to be missing or out of place with your room, you may be lacking the right accessory. It can simply be a matter of needing a table lamp, mirror, rug, bed spread, or other home furnishing accessory to finish off a room. Sometimes it is the little items that can make the biggest impact.

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