Now back to the software. If you’re not too well-situated with your artistic abilities and visual image skills you might look to some relief of a well know friend to help you understand the software. However, if you are a die hard and want to learn it yourself, by all means, don’t hesitate. The learning will pay off for you. It doesn’t actually matter either way how you go about it as long as you get you home interior design project off the ground.
Each lamp was created using the copper foil method. In this method a pattern for the lamp was drawn on a heavy piece of cardboard. After this a number and a glass color is written on the same pattern piece. Once the pattern is drawn and has been labeled the glass will be laid down over it and will be traced.
When selecting paint don’t forget to go green. Make sure you look for low VOC paint. VOC’s are the cause of that harsh “new paint” smell that many find offensive. The US Green Building Council recommends no more than 50 VOC’s (Volatile Organic Compounds). VOC’s are emitted as gases from certain liquids such as some paints. These gases include a variety of chemicals, some of which may have short and long-term adverse health effects.
Have you ever heard the old saying about taking off one piece of jewelry before you leave your home? The same rule applies to Interior Design tool. Once you finish decorating a room, give it a good look and spend some time editing down your design. Even if you love every pillow, plant, or picture in your home, you don’t want a room to look cluttered.
This mood board represents Retro-Glam. One thing I’m not afraid of is colour! I really like this Graham & Brown wallpaper. I added other colors with the blue from the sofa and the grey from the curtains. The side table and the pillows bring every thing together. The coffee table is really a modern touch with stainless steel and the marble top with some greenery-plants are a great way to add some colour.
Try to develop a theme on each and every floor of the house. After you develop this theme, try to match the colors and furniture to the type of theme that you choose. For example, you may want to instill a tropical theme in the first floor of your home to increase the vibrancy.
Take a look at the latest trends when you design your space. Choose timeless styles that will last at least five years, while avoiding overly retro styling. Take the time to view other peoples homes to see how they are decorating them.