Wow factor not hard to achieve
In interior design there are many finishing touches which can be incorporated to give a room unique personality and make it look finished and welcoming.
Finding these finishing touches for a room is the fun part of decorating. You’ll be adding the jewellery to the room, the character that allows the room to reflect who you are, your interests and where you’ve been.
The following list gives a few ideas to add the final zing to your decorating. Plants and flowers A quick transformation can be made with plants and flowers – real or artificial.
They needn’t be dramatic and expensive. A simple plant in a decorative pot set almost anywhere in a room adds life and colour instantly as does a strategically positioned vase of flowers. Develop a theme Most people have a special interest, be it travel, art, sport, pets, flowers or their children.
Use such an interest to provide focus for a room. Select accessories, art, and colours to expand and enrich the theme. Wall treatments Bare, boring walls get a real lift with a painting, colourful poster, collection of prints or family photos.
Try to focus on a colour scheme or theme. You can unify the works with common mat colours, similar coloured frames, size and shape.
One large piece can create a focal point in a room, while a small collection of pieces draws the eye for a closer look.
Show off a collection There are many things you can do to give a room personality. cameras or baskets – use the collection as a point of interest.
You can position the whole collection into one place or arrange the items around the room.
Combine textures and feeling
For a really interesting look and a comfortable feeling for a room, combine smooth and rough, shiny and matte, hard and soft in one room. The contrasts will add interest and give the room a lift. The wow factor Neutral walls and fabrics look clean and neat in a room but to really draw someone’s eye add a punch of colour with lime pillows, orange mats on black-and-white photos, a hand-painted piece of furniture against the main wall, or perhaps an animalprint ottoman.
Just one interesting accessory or a special piece of furniture will help make the room spectacular.