OUTSIDE THE SQUARE
CREATE A UNIQUE LOOK BY LOOKING AT FURNITURE PLACEMENT
To put it simply, people hire interior decorators to create something they potentially can’t create themselves. Decorators must be able to think outside the square to achieve beautiful, unique and chic spaces for their clients.
Obviously, the options of interior design are endless, however each designer has a couple of favourite techniques up their sleeve. This is one of mine.
I must start with some terms and conditions by stating there are, of course, certain rules to abide by when considering furniture type and placement in any particular situation.
That said, placing an unlikely and unique piece of furniture in a room can restore a sense of style to a space.
I’ve probably confused you at this point, so here are some examples.
Bar carts most certainly do not need to be confined to the realms of the bar, games room or man cave. They also make great storage solutions, or perhaps act as a small buffet for a living or dining room.
Fill the cart with books, greenery, a lamp and, of course, the remotes for great looks and functionality. With their tiered shelving, bar carts make super-practical, chic and aesthetically pleasing bedside tables.
With everyday bedside table items on top, the bottom shelf is the perfect spot for your handbag or manbag.
Not just a piece of furniture to sit and eat at, a round dining table makes an impressive oversized side table and, in my opinion, they can be styled into almost every room.
They can act as a large side table in a living room, a statement piece in an entry or foyer, or my personal favourite, a corner filler in a bedroom.
When constructed of materials appropriate for the outdoors, a dining table can make a fabulous feature in a garden or outdoor entertaining area. Layer pots and planters all in differing heights on the table to add interest to an area needing a little stylish
When selecting the furniture for your home, try and think outside the box and create different solutions for each space.
While Pinterest and Instagram can be of great assistance, it’s your personal flair and thought process that can take a room from looking like a generic furniture catalogue to something unique, spectacular and stylish.
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