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If your living space looks a little tired and dated, you may be looking for ways to refresh your décor and get your home looking back to its best. But, deciding on an interior design scheme for your property is not always easy. Interior design trends come and go, and you may be concerned that after redecorating your home, you may need to do it all again next year if your choices go out of fashion. If you are keen to take a timeless approach to your home décor and want to spruce up your home with a fresh new look, choosing natural materials is an excellent choice. Turning to nature for interior design inspiration is a great way to completely transform your home and create a calm and relaxing environment, and the best part? Being inspired by the beauty of nature and incorporating natural elements into your décor will ensure it never goes out of style.
Select Your Materials Carefully
Choosing furniture and fabrics for your home can sometimes be tricky when you want to create a natural look. But, searching for materials such as organic cotton, linen, wool, and leather is a great place to start. If you are feeling extra creative, you could try to source these fabrics and make your own throw pillows for your home.
Other materials to consider for your design scheme include natural stone, bamboo, and metal. Incorporating a mixture of these elements will prevent your interior from looking bland and ensure that it has a strong visual impact.
Introduce Natural Wood
Wood is everywhere in homes, but stripping back wood to its natural glory is an excellent way to make it a stand-out feature and showcase it as a beautiful object in its own right. Wooden furniture is an obvious choice, but wooden flooring, shelving, and ornaments are also ideal when creating a room inspired by nature. But, to ensure the natural beauty of the wood can be seen, you need to clean up the wood from anything that detracts from this. Using an iron stain remover to eliminate any unsightly marks on the wood is a great idea and will ensure that stains do not spoil the visual effect of the wood.
Experiment with Different Textures
One of the great things about using natural décor in your home is that it has an understated beauty that does not overpower the room. So, you can combine and contrast various natural textures and layer them up to great effect to create a stylish look without overwhelming your space. Using different textures throughout the room is also an excellent way to break up the various elements in the room and add extra depth to the design. Positioning a wooden bowl on a natural wood table sat on a wooden floor, is too much wood in one place. But, putting a woolen rug on the floor and positioning the table on top breaks up the scheme perfectly and showcases the different textures to maximum effect.
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