Winter is here and the cold weather forces most of us to stay indoors as much of possible. Giving your home a makeover will give you a project to do on those frigid winter days.
Giving your home a makeover does not mean you have to spend your life savings, in fact, you can use the things you already have in your home! How can this be done? Simply layering textiles will give your home a whole new look.
There a few different ways to decorate with layers. It doesn’t matter what type of furniture you have; old or new, layering with textiles will make your room incredible.
Layering is great, you can really have a lot of fun with it; you can use materials that will add function to the room or just décor. Adding soft elements like towels, scented soaps and candles can make a guest room a more welcoming place.
Adding texture to walls can be fun; with a bucket of plaster and a sponge or a trowel and you can create an incredible textured design; but don’t stop there, you can use anything to create texture, all it takes is a little imagination!
The trick to layering is the items that you choose; the room should be a reflection of you; choose if you hobby is antiquing, add antiques as your layering item; if you have an interest in art, use pictures, paintings and sculptures.
Layering with colors is really fun; use the colors that are already in your room to layer. A blanket and some throw pillows can really add to the beauty of a room. Colorful artwork can also enhance the beauty of your room.
The trick is to use winter colors such as blues, grays and browns, they work great with every color scheme. You can create textures using patterns too, remember that if you don’t like it, you can remove it and try again! That’s one of the best things about do it yourself projects!
Light is an essential element when you are layering textiles, lots of lamps, ceiling lights and sconces can amp up the look of your room. The trick here is choosing correctly. There are so many choices, so take your time and choose carefully.
Textiles are more than just fabric, it can be anything. Remember, you are decorating to create a warm and cozy atmosphere; you’ll be spending a lot of time indoors and with a little creativity, you will not want to leave!
Creating a design that suits your personality is not difficult, you know what you like; it’s just a matter of combining different items together. If you’re a novice, you may be worried that you’ll spend time and money on your room and then not like it; the great thing about doing it yourself is that you can tweak it any why you want. There is no right or wrong, it’s all about you.