Every room should have a feel to it.
A mood that is created as soon as you walk into the space that can influence the way that you feel.
Whether you’re hoping to create a relaxing bedroom, an energizing kitchen, or a luxurious living room, there are a number of things you can do to create your ideal atmosphere without resorting to a full redecoration.
Below are a few ideas to help get you started.
Light can be one of the fundamental deciding factors when it comes to a room’s character.
Especially if you have a variety of wood tones as mentioned in these 2018 Remodeling Ideas, the spread and temperature of light can bring out certain aspects of the wood and completely change the way a room feels.
If you want a room to create a feeling of vitality and energy, then you should ensure that it has good access to sunlight, but also has strong LED lighting that has a hint of blue to give it a whiter than white feel.
If you are looking to create a more relaxed atmosphere in the living room or bedroom, then you will want to use dim lighting with warmer tones of yellow or red in it.
Small pools of soft lighting make for a much kinder experience on the eyes and allow you to relax in comfort.
Not only can accessories create a theme within a room by replicating certain patterns or designs, but they can also drastically alter the feel of a room.
Darker tones can help to add to the feeling of relaxation by providing subtle contrasts in color.
Accessories with bright colors or shapes can bring a room alive with energy.
Experiment with different colors to create the right mood for your rooms.
You could also consider utilizing shape within your accessories a little more effectively too.
Smooth edges and subtle curves can be used for relaxation while striking shapes and sharp edges can contribute to a feeling of vitality.
Simple things like pillow covers, cushions, or rugs can change a rooms feels instantly.
Not only can the color choices complement the rest of the room, but the pattern or design can also add some different elements to space.
Experiment with different sizes and numbers of cushions to create the right feeling.
You can also change smaller items of furniture like coffee tables or TV stands to inject some new life into a room.
Going from a dark wood like walnut to something lighter like beech would completely transform the feel of a room by adding different tones and temperatures.
How the furniture all interacts together is also important too, if everything matches too closely it will look too thought out, if it’s all very different then it will just look a mess.
Try to strike a balance.
Lighting and the natural light in the room has an impact on the feel of the room
Accessories can completely change the look and mood. Use colorful accessories and different shapes to create the feel in the room
Furnishings are one of your best ways to completely refresh and change how your room feels. Use them to your advantage when refreshing your room.
So when choosing your room accents such as small furnishings, art, throw pillows, pottery and or plants think about color and shape.
There you have it, a few simple ideas on how to change the feel of a room without breaking the bank.
These may seem almost inconsequential, but you would be surprised by the difference that they can make to your home.