There are very few things in life as important as the
interior of your home. Simply put, many people underestimate the effect that
this can have on your mood and overall health.
If you don’t like the inside of your home, where you spend
the much of your time, your mood and overall health will suffer a result. Here
are some great tips to help you design your home’s interior to match your
personality and tastes.
First of all, you need to decide on a theme. It is very
important to have this in mind before you begin any projects; if you don’t, you
may get started on your project and realize midway through that you really
wanted another style. Here are some popular themes to get you on the right
Contemporary: This design is characterized by smooth,
curved shapes and lines that were very popular in the 20’s and 30’s. This style
is associated with sophistication. It is generally characterized by limited
decoration and simple yet appealing décor.
Cottage style: This theme is known for its vintage design
and causal, romantic fell. Nearly any furniture can fit into this style. A
cottage décor is usually a piece of furniture that has been adapted from use to
another. An example would be a bench serving as a coffee table, etc.
The floors are usually wooden, and generally informal and
rugged. Often times no curtains are needed on the windows.
Modern Eclectic: this style is a combination of style
brought together from different time periods. It gives people many choices when
designing their home, as it offers many options not available with the other
The choice of colors can vary dramatically, but often
neutral colors will make it easier to adapt furniture and other items too. When
deciding on furniture, make sure all your furniture blends in with the rest of
the home, or this system isn’t going to fly.
Southwest style: this style is very popular in Arizona and
New Mexico. Straight lines and square shapes define primitively crafted
elements. The influence of Native American patterns is very obvious with this
style; common elements of this style include Terra Cotta decorations, woven
motifs, and leather furnishings. Popular doors within the Southwest style use
recessed panel with relatively simple edge detail.
This is just a brief introduction to some of the more
popular styles available for your home today. The truth is, there is a never
ending amount of choices available to you when deciding which design is best for
your home. The bottom line: it all comes down to your personality and character
You need to choose your
interior house design to match your personality. If you like to be inside
your home, you will quickly notice your mood improve and your overall quality of
life. Do your research, and make an informed decision based on your