Interior Design for Beginners

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Accessorizing Your Space: The Final Touch in Interior Design

Imagine getting ready for a big event. You’ve picked out the perfect outfit, shoes, and have your hair and makeup just right. But something’s missing. Then you realize, "Ah, I forgot my accessories!" Just like how earrings, a necklace or a stylish hat can elevate your outfit, accessories in a room can do the same for your living space. Accessories in interior design are significant finishing touches that personalize and complete a room, making it feel more welcoming and lived-in. They include items such as artwork, mirrors, plants, rugs, lamps, pillows, and throws. They're small accents that make a big impact, adding layers of aesthetic appeal and personality to your home. Let’s first understand why accessories matter. They add a unique touch to your rooms, infusing your personality into it. They also create a focal point, drawing attention to specific areas and complementing the overall interior design. Choosing the right accessories can be tricky though. To make it easier, remember the golden rule of choosing accessories that tie back into the color scheme of your space. Your accessories should align with the style and theme of the room. For example, if your living room follows a coastal theme, seashells, cushion covers with beachy prints, and coral pieces would work wonderfully as accessories. Also important to note is the concept of balance in the use of accessories. Keep in mind that balance doesn’t necessarily mean symmetry. A balanced space can be achieved even with an asymmetrical arrangement of different objects. Finally, accessorizing isn’t about filling up every empty space in the room. It’s about adding character, not clutter. So, be selective about adding accessories. Remember the mantra, “Less is more.” So let's take the bold first step to accessorizing your space. Use this episode to learn the ins and outs of choosing, arranging and introducing accessories to your room and watch your space transform from 'house' to 'home'.

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