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Lighten-up with Light Fixtures
Light fittings are one of most important elements of home decor accessories as they set ambience of room. By using different types of lighting you can create different moods on different areas of room, at different times of day.
· accent lighting such as a spot light is used to emphasize wall paintings, ornaments or other interesting areas in a room;
· soft lighting used by small wall light fittings or table lamps, help create a gentle romantic mood;
· general lighting such as a ceiling center light, strip light or bright wall lamps are used for everyday purposes.
Tip: use a dimmer switch to create different moods with your lighting.
Adding Color with Flowers & Plants
Fresh flowers are always a wonderful accessory in a home. They are easy to blend in with any rooms accent and you can swap and change color, type of flower and position at any time. They are such an easy and adaptable accessory to have. If you are allergic to flowers, try silk flowers instead - sometimes it is hard to distinguish between real flowers and silk ones...
By placing plants throughout your home helps add natural color, texture, and also softens area making it more appealing to spend time there. Don't forget to use attractive plant pots and containers for your plants - they are a home decor accessory too!
Area Rugs and Textiles
Area Rugs:- Area rugs add warmth and texture to a room. They help soften wooden or hard floors and add contrasting colors and patterns into room.
First you must determine what you want rug for - is it a focal point? or do you want to group furniture on it? Secondly, you must measure what size rug you need before you go shopping.
Other Textiles:- By using other types of textile home decor accessories, you can create additional comfort and softness in using:-
· scatter cushions made with different types of material;
· throws on your sofa or lounge chair; · napkins, place mats and tablecloths in dining room or kitchen.
Home decor accessories play a crucial part in your home decorating. Even if you don't need to repaint your walls, you can still change look of your room. By rearranging furniture and wall pictures, adding soft light fixtures, flower arrangements and plants, placement of an area rug and using different textiles in a room, all help create a new look to reflect you and your personality.
Claire Bowes is a freelance writer and the owner of Flower Pictures n Posters.com and Landscape Pictures n Posters.com. Fine art prints, posters and photographic prints for your wall designs.