How to make your Room’s Decor Attractive

Ever wondered why some homes look so inviting and appealing while others in spite of expensive furniture and amenities leave you stone-cold. There’s nothing like coming back to a warm, welcoming and visually-appealing home after a long and tiring day. People often feel that changing the look of their home to give it an attractive, cozy and inviting look is a tedious and expensive task. Well, it need not be so. The trick is to know what to change and how to change it.

How to make your Room’s Decor Attractive

How to make your Room’s Decor Attractive

This season, the focus is as much on texture as it is on color and design. Texture has that unique ability which allows you to imagine how the object/fabric would feel without requiring you to actually touch it. For example, when you see a chrome-plated kitchen top, you know that the surface will feel smooth and cold if you touch it.

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How to go Big with your Small Balcony

In the era of Affordable Housing, you have got to make do with a reasonably-sized home which has a small balcony. However, owning a small balcony doesn’t necessarily mean that you can’t make it feel big. Here are some ways to turn your tiny balcony into a massive affair –

How to go Big with your Small Balcony

How to go Big with your Small Balcony

  • Vertical it goes: A small balcony’s limited horizontal space binds you from giving it wings. The plants and vegetation which you always wanted in the balcony can’t spread its legs fully on the ground. There’s an easy fix, go vertical! Going vertical means that the exuberant greens can increase the grace of the balcony walls. These plant hangers and shelves can also occupy the ceiling space or be a charm near the light fixture.

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How to Utilize your Kitchen Cabinets

There will never be enough space for the new stuff you keep on buying. You will just have to learn to efficiently utilize the space you have. This holds true for the entire home, especially for your kitchen. The harbingers of storage space in the kitchen are its cabinets. If you smartly exploit their space, you won’t have to throw out things unnecessarily or store them in odd places in the kitchen. Read on to know how to intelligently use your kitchen cabinets:

How to Utilize your Kitchen Cabinets

How to Utilize your Kitchen Cabinets

  • Hang Overhead: A solemn issue with the in-fashion modular kitchens is their lack of surrounding walls as a modular kitchen design is built around the concept of openness. Such a design strikes out the walls of the kitchen to gain space. This in turn results in little space for placing the kitchen’s upper cabinets on. However, an easy fix to this issue is hanging open shelves from the ceiling above the kitchen counter. This lets you store minimally used things in the overhead cabinets and if you build them without doors, it keeps the stored stuff easy to see and easy to access.

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How to Add the Steel Sizzle in your Kitchen?

Stainless Steel is a versatile metal and has made a great comeback into kitchen décor. A gorgeous kitchen that combines timeless design with contemporary trends, expressing your culinary genius with a metallic sizzle is what the Steel décor brings in. Stainless Steel counters and worktops are fast making a comeback in modern kitchens since they are easy on the eye with great functionality and easy maintenance.

How to Add the Steel Sizzle in your Kitchen?

How to Add the Steel Sizzle in your Kitchen?

Design pursuits use Stainless Steel in backsplashes, cabinets, worktops and more. Moreover, you can blend it with wood or other metals too. It checks the right boxes for transforming your kitchen into something attractive while being functional at the same time. You can utilize the Steel Décor in your kitchen in the following ways- [Read more…]

Summer Decor: Welcome the Season with a Fresh Decor

On the brink of one season’s end and at the beginning of a new season, there is something which tells you to start afresh. Swap the old with the new and let your winter blues fade away, so you allow the warmth and freshness of summer come in. At last, summer has arrived in its full glory and warmth, so welcome it by giving your home a new summer décor. Not only can you spend time outside enjoying nature in the summers but also bring the outdoors in and relax back enjoying the glorious sights,sounds and fragrance of the season.

Summer Decor: Welcome the Season with a Fresh Decor

Summer Decor: Welcome the Season with a Fresh Decor

So how do we transition our home décor as we move from the short, cold, dull days to warm, fun-filled summer days- You bring summer to your spaces and all the wellness emotions that characterize summer days! Spring is here and if you haven’t swapped the heavy curtains with airy curtains and heavy tapestry with light ones then it is time for you to get a seasonal décor. The key is to get a few items which adapt to the seasonal décor, like slip covers which make great upholstery and a floral table-cloth which brings a breath of fresh air to the ambience. Some of the ideas below help give your home a fresh summer décor: [Read more…]

Summer Decor: Choose the Right Curtains for Your Home

‘Curtains can be your style statement’, how true these words are as curtains can help you make a room. Any interior designer will tell you that, if chosen correctly, window treatments or curtains for a door can change the ambience of a room.

Summer Decor: Choose the Right Curtains for Your Home

Summer Decor: Choose the Right Curtains for Your Home

When it comes to choosing curtains you have to consider its fabric, color, length and lining and whether the curtain is custom-made or off-the-shelf etc. Such various aspects for choosing curtains can surely make your head spin! However a few tips some of which are listed below can help you choose perfect curtains for your home and put those curtains to smart use. So let’s see what aspects to consider when choosing curtains: [Read more…]

Home Decor Guide: Makeover with Mirrors

A well-placed mirror can open up a room, alter a view or reflect your personality. Thinking of renovating your home or just simply refreshing it, you can say it with mirrors—let your décor speak for you. Tight spaces expand and rooms seem roomier when you prop up a mirror in it. It’s a classic Interior Decorators’ trick to create instant, if not real, footage.

A Mirror makeover helps in spreading the beauty of any room by bringing in more light and depth into the room through the reflection process. Paraphrasing a renowned interior designer, ‘Mirrors are like decorative windows that you can move around and place as you like’. Mirrors have several benefits which include reflecting and emphasizing scenes and colors from the surrounding art-pieces and adjacent walls working towards creating a special effect setting and increasing the luxury component of your room.

Home Decor Guide: Makeover with Mirrors

Home Decor Guide: Makeover with Mirrors

Mirrors can be put to many effective uses through some of the practices detailed below:

Mirror Art – A bold and gorgeous Mirror can be the focal point of a room. Even a large Mirror can bring simplicity to a space if used correctly. [Read more…]

Why Designers Love Vinyl Flooring?

Vinyl flooring, with the help of recent technological advances, has quietly graduated from being just a practical, dull and drab flooring substitute to being a high quality, stylish and versatile flooring choice. Especially since well-known designers are putting their stamp on the usage of this easy care and affordable material.

Vinyl floorings are available in a huge range of patterns and colors with high-luxury Vinyl mimicking all kinds of surfaces right from stone to wood to mosaics and metallic. With the help of modern technology, the images are digitally printed onto the Vinyl giving it a very natural and realistic effect.

Why Designers Love Vinyl Flooring?

Why Designers Love Vinyl Flooring?

Thanks to technological advances in printing, Vinyl now packages durability and water resistance with high end finishes. Also, it also lets you craft a maintenance-friendly and an easy-clean home. So if you are in any doubt regarding Vinyl flooring, the following benefits may help you decide. [Read more…]

Jhoolas: The Essence of an Indian Living Room

Jhoolas or swings have traditionally been part of many ancestral Indian homes. Indian style interior design is amongst the most exotic, interesting and complex décor styles to work with. Traditionally Indian pieces such as the swing- ‘Jhoola’ can bring a playful and decadent vibe to your living room space.

India is known for its vibrant styles of decoration. Putting up a swing / Jhoola gives an Indian essence to the living room. These Jhoolas can be made of wood, cane or metal. Bold fabrics on these swings give a distinct look to the living room and are really enjoyable.

Jhoolas: The Essence of an Indian Living Room

Jhoolas: The Essence of an Indian Living Room

Dating back to various generations, swings have been a part of our culture and interiors always. When you step into a south Indian home, you will find a traditional Jhoola which is usually a bamboo swing. Rajasthani homes will generally have a Jhoola with bold florals and will be suspended from ceiling with neat cuffs to match the traditional Indian architecture. [Read more…]

How to ‘Mix & Match’ Old Artworks and Antiques in a Modern Theme Décor

One of the biggest misconceptions about interior design is that a room has to be a particular style, either vintage or modern or contemporary or antique. But in reality rooms filled with a mix of old and new pieces are often the most livable. Get a little innovative and you will be successful in marrying the old and the new, with a wee bit of imagination and experimentation.

How to ‘Mix & Match’ Old Artworks and Antiques in a Modern Theme Décor

How to ‘Mix & Match’ Old Artworks and Antiques in a Modern Theme Décor

Match the old and the new-

Marrying your old furniture with new contemporary pieces looks really attractive if done properly. How about using an assortment of old chairs around your contemporary table or placing a modern lamp on an old antique side table? This contrast of old and new draws attention to the individuality of each piece. And yes, vintage look gives that aged lived-in quality and warmth that new items don’t. [Read more…]