Not everyone is lucky enough to have a defined style when it comes to their home interior - for some, it is something that comes with time. But if you think your time is now, here are some tips to help you find your interior style!
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What you and your family need right now might not be the same in a few year's time. Something that makes a big difference is creating something that takes everyone into consideration now and in the future. Perhaps you have a toddler now, but in a few short years, they will have grown up a little. Or you have older teenagers or children in their twenties, and they are heading toward independence.
Consider things like wipeable walls or reducing the amount of storage you need; you might even look into changing the purpose of some rooms - you’re best talking to a remodeling company to check the full scope of possibilities.
Slow Usually, taste and style are developed over time, and that tends to mean you should take something slow. Taking it slowly and selecting individual pieces, colors, and more will slowly create your look. You might not ever realize that your style is a work in progress and coming together as you do this.
Don’t try to do all of the rooms at once because you might become overwhelmed and get tunnel vision in a style that you don’t love when it is everywhere.
Inspiration Not Copying
It is one thing to take inspiration from magazines and Pinterest - but another thing to take everything you see and place it exactly like that in your home. As tempting as it might be to buy everything in one go - that isn’t really your style and preference.
Some people do find it helpful to look at the barebone larger furniture items and add them, then finish by adding a lot of their own creative touches. It is important to keep in mind that what is presented in magazines is made to appeal to the masses and doesn’t leave a lot of room for personalization.
Yourhome should be where you are free to be your authentic self. If you love rainbows mixed with animal print, with velvets and gold, then do it. It can be the case that when people are worried about what others might think or don’t want to fully commit to their vision, they stick with whites, blacks, and a few splashes of color.
To really find your interior design style - don’t be afraid to be who you really are to the absolute fullest.
Small to Large
Sometimes, all it takes is one smaller item to inspire an entire room - and this can be the same way. Spend some time looking for an item - and it could be anything - that looks how you want the room to feel. Or an item that gives you ideas and inspiration. From there, start to build up a collection of items.
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