Month: January 2021

Unique Interior Design Trends For The Winter 2020/21

Winter is often accompanied by the holidays and as such, there are festivities where friends and family often gather. It is, therefore, important to ensure that your house has an attractive interior that is both heartwarming and comfortable. Selecting the home decors ensures that even a lackluster home appearance is transformed into a work of art.

Winter and Fall Decor Tips

There is a host of accessories that you can select from, which in turn aid in the transformation process. The most common ones include furniture, ambient colours to coat the walls (paint), and textures such as marble. Below are some of the styles:

  • Room Dividers
  • Comforting Neutrals
  • Marble Bathrooms.

Room Dividers

The current trend in architecture is such that with apartment dwellings getting common, their outlay happens that they incorporate an open floor plan. This means that apartment spaces, condos, and lofts are often one single room. It is a trend that is also common in other households where the living area is a huge block of space. Usually, you can subdivide the floor space creating several areas within this room. For instance, it can end up being a living room, a dining room, as well as a lounge area. When implemented in the living space, it creates a cosy dining area that is partially demarcated from the sitting room overlooking the fireplace.

Comforting Neutrals

Using neutral colours gives the house a unique twist every time. Since the colours are not specific to the season, they can easily blend the decor and you can then keep the same paint coat throughout the summer and spring before considering a change altogether. Don’t limit this to the paint coat only, because it can be applied to the fabrics, lighting, and or other decorations.

Marble Bathrooms

Marble material has been used for hundreds of years if not thousands, particularly by royalty and nobility. It has never gone out of fashion and seems to make a bold statement every time it is used in modern interior design styles. To particularly use it on surfaces in the bathroom makes the entire space shine from the reflective surfaces. So, it is essential to pick marble in a stylish colour that illuminates the light reflected spectacularly. Alternatively, you can focus on picking the lighting scheme within this space that gives a brilliant yet vibrant ambiance.

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Reading Nook Ideas_ The 5 Must-Haves

Reading shouldn’t be a boring affair, it is like watching a movie. It comes out of the burning desire to learn, get informed, and get entertained. Just like movie-watching, you can easily lose interest in reading if the setting isn’t inviting.

Turning that lonely or unused spacing into a reading nook can boost the reading experience. The good thing is that you can quickly do this yourself. Invest in these mood-setting reading ideas and be sure to experience a reading time full of fun.

Household Plants

Science has backed the power of plants in igniting moods. If they improve mood while outside the house, just imagine what they can do if you introduce them into your home interior. Plants enhance the mood by vacuuming the stressors, creating a relaxing and energized setting. Fit your nook with the oh-so-green palm plants to create a tropical vibe. Alternatively, fit strings of pearls or chain of hearts to add energetic dispositions to your reading space.

Gallery Wall

In creating a breathtaking reading room, you want to add a gallery wall to the scenery. Gallery walls can introduce your mind to a wild realm where it can wander. Look for well-loved household scenery gallery walls such as old photographs, vintage signs, and other intriguing treasures that trigger awesomeness and engrossment.

A snack Station

Snacks and reading rhyme well. Having a drink or a snack can inspire you to read more. As you devour the contents of your favorite book while having that drink or snack, it makes you more engrossed, enabling you to grease on the pages of the book smoothly. Therefore, to increase the pleasure to your reading experience, add a compact and well-spaced snack station in your reading room.

Light Fixtures

Light fixtures are essential additions to any reading area. Consider dimming lights if you want to create a cozy and inviting look combined with a warm ambiance. Avoid lights that are too dim as that could strain your eyes causing eye strain or aches.

Invest in quality reading lights from trusted brands. These lights are uniquely formulated to offer a customized light quality without emphasizing darkness or brightness.

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Television Stands – How To Choose Them Wisely

A television stand improves your Tv’s general viewing experience. Moreover, it helps to support and provide a safe storage for your TV. However, choosing a good and fitting television stand is always a daunting task. It should be located in a central place in the house whether where all visitors can have a better and wider view. Thus, the stand should be within the eye level where one should not struggle to watch the TV. TV stands should be made durable, long-lasting and mobile materials. Some of the best TV stands and techniques while selecting the correct stands include;

Factors to Consider while choosing a good stand


Wood and metals are best preferred by homeowners since they are of good quality and are affordable. Wooden and metallic stands have high stability and durability rates. However, particle boards and medium-density fire boards are relatively cheap although they are not durability. They can easily fall off when run-by children, thus damaging a Television. Thus, MDFs and particle boards are not suitable for high-traffic homes. Lastly, although glass gives your living room a compelling look it is a bit expensive and is best-suited for low-traffic homes.

Size and Strength of the Stand

The size of a stand should be almost equal with that of a television. This is to ensure that the TV correctly fits in the stand. A TV should not be over hanging when mounted in a stand to guarantee maximum safety. Lastly, a stand should have sufficient space to support other equipment such as DVDs, amplifiers, and consoles.

Types of TV Stands

Wall Consoles

This stand is excellent for homes with small living rooms. It helps save on space since it is designed in a manner that it supports all appliances used collaboratively with the TV.

Swivel TV stand

This stand can comfortably be adjusted to provide the best view. Moreover, it is highly mobile and can easily be moved from one room to another. Many home-owners purchase swivel TV stands if they want to obtain an optimal viewing angle for their television.

Universal TV Stands

This are high-quality stands are used by people across the globe. The universal TV stand provides you with a perfect viewing angle despite the location of your television. Moreover, they are strong and stable, thus they that your television is safe when run-off by children. It is highly adjustable and mobile and can be located in any place in a room.

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