To add to the success of your home interior decorating project it is important that you start with a plan. This does not mean that you should know exactly everything that you wish to do in advance. It helps however to have a general outline of what you wish to achieve in your room (s).
* You need to find styles that conform to your tastes. A way to do this is to go through magazines and catalogues and tear out pictures and illustrations that you like. When you have a stack of pages, search for common themes that interest you. You may realise for example the pictures you have been saving show rooms that have coloured walls or that many have certain patterns or similar decoration.
* Good lighting is the key to your home interior decorating success. Lighting is a great way to create mood and atmosphere. Some different types of lighting are ambient, task and decorative, scented candles can bring additional ambience to your rooms. Well-designed lighting can also lead to an improvement in our general well-being. Successful lighting schemes need to be planned at the beginning of your home interior decorating project. This will enable wiring to be installed in the rooms of your home before you start your decorating.
* Choose the furniture that is most suitable for you and your home and try to avoid poor furniture arrangements. For example walking in a room where all the furniture is lined up against the wall. This arrangement makes your room look smaller so avoid doing it. The best way to avoid this error is never to place an upholstered item against a wall.
* Selecting the right curtains for your home is an essential in any home interior improvement. It helps to have a clear grasp and understanding of how curtains are made and fitted. This will then help you to avoid unnecessary mistakes and expenses.
* Flooring is important for function and furnishings and therefore should be chosen with both in mind. Floor coverings can be wood, tile or carpet and should be of the same colour or a darker shade than the walls.
* It is essential to have space or free zones within your rooms. Clutter has a way of erasing the desired mood and energy of any room. It does not matter the type of belongings you have, you need to have some surfaces that are free of paraphernalia especially window-sills. To enjoy fully your personal belongings and treasures there need to be, intermittent empty areas to balance the accessorised areas.
Rooms need accessories as they add colour, scale, drama, individuality and atmosphere to them. Your accessories should be artefacts or items that you cherish and add deftness to your room decoration. Interesting pieces can be picked up at flea markets and craft shows
Plants, trees and flora, will achieve balance in filling spaces in the room. Use trees or plants to fill emptied corners or walls. Try placing ivy and flora to match your furnishings these will give a final touch to your room.