Whether you’re doing up a single room or redesigning your entire home; it can be hard to come to any decisions. Not only are you overwhelmed with options, but it’s also hard to find any direction. This problem could be solved by hiring a designer. But, this route is less personal and more expensive than DIYing it.
This post goes through rooms found in every house and will show you where to find the design and style inspiration you need.
- The Lounge
For a lot of home, the lounge is the centerpiece of the house. It’s the room you spend the most time in and the room that visitors will use the most. So it’s an important room to get right. Thankfully, you don’t have to worry about much for this room.
It’s only really the colors of the floor and walls that are your concern; unless you want to push the boat out. The colors you choose for a living room should be warm and inviting, like light blues and creams. You can use color to your advantage in other ways, as well. If you have a small room, use light colors to make it appear larger. If your room is too large, and it doesn’t feel cozy, use darker and richer colors. Instagram is a great place to find inspiration for your living room. Look up related tags, and see what other people are doing.
- The Kitchen
Your kitchen needs to be a room that you can spend hours in, as well as being able to host friends and family. A kitchen needs to be planned well, as you don’t get a second chance.
Most kitchen suppliers online will offer applications that let you design a kitchen, using their products. Measure out the room, and figure out what you can fit inside. Most of these websites will also give you a quote, once you’ve designed the kitchen so that you know what to expect it to cost. Go into kitchen stores and browse their portfolios to get inspiration for your own room.
- The Bathroom
You’ll regret any mistakes in your bathroom’s design for it’s lifespan. We spend a surprising amount of time in this room, so it’s a very important one. Much like the kitchen, you only have one chance to get your bathroom right.
A lot of stores will have show bathrooms that you can use to get an idea of what you want. But, you can also find loads of sites specializing in luxury bathrooms online. Most of these companies will offer design services; that won’t cost a fortune, and will still give you some freedom. If you want to design it yourself, you can use similar tools to the kitchen options. Just be careful when measuring the room!
Use the internet and other people’s homes to give you inspiration for your own home. If you want to go the extra mile, you can even go to open house viewings and see what other people have done recently. Home Fashion moves fast, so it’s better to go conservative if you want longevity.