Decoration

How to personalize your home

Don’t be afraid to show your own style when decorating your home. You should aim to give it a personal touch, thereby reflecting who you are to a certain extent.

Articles - 8 June 2015

You have to find little decorative items that say something about you and to find the right arrangement which tell a bit of your story. Put aside the normal rules relating to decorating and learn how to combine trends to your own universe, one like no other. As in fashion, we obtain interior design ideas from magazines, the Internet or the homes of friends, but that doesn’t mean you can’t come up with your own interior decorations with personal objects, souvenirs or art pieces. Photos, arranged in various ways on the wall can often be more meaningful than paintings, especially if they’re personal shots. Accessories also play a large role in the decoration of your home. A rug, a lamp, curtains or cushions will contribute to personalizing this space. Art pieces that you have picked out yourself can add the finishing touch.

We know that little objects found on your shelves can hold personal value but sometimes it’s a good idea to do some clearing out. You can also consider transforming objects that you are thinking about getting rid of. Recycling objects in this way is more trendy than ever and a great way to make your decor unique. Finding the right balance between these different objects is the perfect way to achieve a harmonious atmosphere.

5 tips to create your style with the following items

1 . Color blocks

In 3 words: girly, regressive, sharp colors

In 3 items: a toy, a pattern board, a nice book collection

2 . Black and white

In 3 words: absolute, simple, energetic

In 3 items: an old cross, a black frame, a small plaster bust

3 . Vintage

In 3 words: Vintage, open-minded, monochrome

In 3 items: a sun shaped mirror, a kitsch vase, a a photo of a grandparent

4 . Curious

In 3 words: Strange, timeless, fascinating

In 3 items: a fairy mirror, a glass globe, a butterfly pin

5 . Pastel

In 3 words: Serenity, family, balance

In 3 items: water ice paint, a corner mirror, light wood

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