Are you looking to transform your space into the latest Vogue interior? Perhaps a stylish Pinterest board has caught your eye, and you want to recreate the look. Wherever you found your inspiration, it’s time to turn the Instagram dreams into a reality and create a plush pad for you and your guests to endure.
Anyone can turn their property into a stylish living space; it’s just knowing where to start. Adding relevant pieces of furniture and fashionable accessories to your home can take a space from being boring and lifeless to a place that screams excitement and creativity. We’ve spent some time putting together this short guide on ways to restyle your home and add the all-important finishing touches to transform each room into a luxury living space.
You will learn that less is definitely more and a golden rule to abide by when designing interior space. Modern minimalism is very on-trend, appearing across many homeware magazines and in the homes of celebrities. Think stripped-back interiors and subtle designs with understated furniture to create a calm and stylish space.
Tip – you want to start your design journey by clearing your space. Depending on how big your home is, smaller spaces and apartments can often become full of clutter. Edit each room and donate or sell unwanted items to maximise each corner of your real estate.
Keep Things Minimal
As we have already mentioned, minimalist décor takes a very simplistic approach when it comes to decorating and dressing spaces. Think light and spacious when it comes to choosing colours and adding detail to the room. Modern living is all about elegance, natural light, neutral colour schemes and clean spaces. This trend is favoured among young professionals, and so property developers are implementing this style in their latest developments.
Property companies such as RWinvest recognise the demand for modern apartments in popular cities that create simplistic, clutter-free, relaxing environments. Companies such as this are utilising this trend throughout their properties to attract a wide range of tenants looking for stylish living spaces. If you’re investing in property, it’s best to start with a blank canvas and fresh white walls so you can personalise a space and add unique touches of your own.
Tip – add flecks of colour with feature walls, playful rugs and cushions, or include texture with photo frames and plants.
Choose the Right Furniture
This can be a daunting task as larger interior items are often more expensive, so you will want to get it right. Look at the space you have and be sure to measure the pieces you want to add, that way you’ll know that an item will fit and compliment the space before you spend hours putting it together! If you live in a small home, make the most of your furniture and choose dual-purpose items to incorporate as much storage as possible into the house.
Furniture is usually the focal point of a space, so visualise each piece before you make a purchase. Sofas and chairs with loud designs and colours may be the perfect fit now but might not be quite as on-trend next year. Opt for timeless pieces and luxury fabrics that will last a while. Again, choosing furniture with storage space for blankets is great, or look for a modern sofa bed for when you’re hosting guests.
Artwork and Decorative Pieces
Lastly, once you have the perfect palette and furniture selected, it’s time to elevate the space and add the finishing touches. Add prints and pieces of art to each room to showcase your style. Decorative elements such as these can be easily switched out when it comes to revamping the space and switching up the colour scheme. As well as wall art, try some quirky side tables and fancy lamps to bring the room to life!
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