Monday, 19 December 2011

Interior Design and the Joy of Adding Color

White is a fine color that symbolizes purity and innocence. However too much white might not be a good option. Therefore, white alone is not a very wise choice for interior decorations, though plenty of interior decorations magazines and TV commercials show us spick and span white interiors. We need to take a second look to note what other colors are there to complete the picture.

Interior Design

White is classic but excess of white might cease to be neutral and become an element of stress. The plus point is that white goes well with any colors. A spot of red or orange to rouse your appetite in the dining room, some blue or green accents to soothe you down in the living room and bathroom, orange and yellow for your kitchen and pastel colors in your bedroom; these are the color arrangements usually recommended by interior designers.But since in your home, you are the interior designer, you can choose the colors based on your personality and your feelings.

It maybe time for a bolder color mishmash. Probably a combination of bright and wild colors like turquoise and orange or violet and lime, might be good. Have a glance at the color wheel and choose either colors that are opposite in it or that sit next to each other. Opposite colors are complementary colors and neighboring colors offer color harmony. You can find a color wheel effortlessly online, even virtual color pickers, but pay attention when you select your colors based upon such tools, as the monitors' resolution might show colors somewhat distorted than in reality.

Wednesday, 7 December 2011

Tips To Utilize Wall Decals

Wall decals is such an in-thing for interior design these days. Manufacturers have developed infinite styles, colors, and patterns that will synchronize with anyone's taste in decor. But one of the factors that is actually vital is to apply them in the right manner. Large wall decals can be an investment, so for your decor to look outstanding for the longest amount of time, its prudent to keep these tips in mind when applying them.

Consider cautiously the colors of the decals and the paint. Making an order on the internet can save you some money and give you the best selection, but you may not have a precise idea of the colors of the stickers until you see them in person.

Wall Decals

Avoid applying decals to newly painted walls.When you are excited about redecorating, it can be enticing to get it all completed at once.But if you don't allow the paint to "cure" for about a month after painting, you raise the chances of damaging the paint when you try to eliminate the decals later. The package may say that the decals will take off easily, but allowing the paint to cure will raise the likelihood of this occurring.

Clean your walls completely before attempting to apply the stickers. A hidden layer of dust will make your wall decals fall off of the wall long before you are prepared to revamp. Wash the walls with warm water and let them dry entirely.

Be sure of your design before applying them. Be sure you read and thoroughly understand the manufacturer's instructions before attempting to apply your wall art.