If you are the kind of person that is always looking for interior design inspiration and home decor ideas, this article is a perfect match for you. ELLE Decor, an iconic interior design magazine, which is definitely worthwhile reading, presents some of the best decorating ideas with different modern interior design.
Today we choose only 10 but be aware, because this is just the beginning!
SCALE TO YOUR SOFA
It’s so simple, you’ll kick yourself for not thinking in this rule: a large room should have large furniture, medium rooms should have medium-sized furniture and small rooms (you guessesd it) should have more petite furniture. Scale the rest of the furniture to your sofa.
NEED TEXTURE IN A ROOM? ADD FAUX FUR
Faux fur has quickly become a luxurious way to add a bit of depth and variety to a space. If you look at a space and everything is neat, tidy and clean, you want something that’s sumptuous and cozy. It will really elevate the space.
UPHOLSTER ANTIQUE FURNITURE WITH MODERN FABRIC
Make what’s old new again! How? Invigorating antique pieces with colorful fabric from the 21th century.
EXPAND A ROOM WITH RUGS
Simple rule: the bigger the area rug, the bigger the room will feel. The proof is in sight!
YOUR CHAIRS DON’T HAVE TO MATCH
Select a large-scale lead chair at your dining table to up the drama. Picking a style that’s complimentary to the side chairs to really wow guests.
LET A LOCALE INSPIRE YOUR SPACE
It’s exactly what Jenny Cipoletti, founder of blog Margo & Me, did in her decidedly Parisian office. This lets you travel to your favorite destination without stepping outside.
LET THE LIGHT BE YOUR GUIDE
When you are painting a room, consider the direction of sunlight. Use bright colors in north-facing rooms, which tend to be darker, and create a warm glow in a west-facing room with pink or a red-based neutral. In south and east-facing rooms, opt for blue or white.
To make metallic pieces shine, mix metals and mirrors with softer textures, like velvet and wool, to up the contrast.
HANG CURTAINS HIGH
To elongate visual ceiling heught the way stilettos seem to add inches to a leg, hang curtains as close to the ceiling line as she can get them.
DON’T FOLLOW TRENDS
If your neighbors are doing it, you probably shouldn’t! You can use plenty of traditional pieces as the core, but always intentionally do something that throws it off just a bit!