Room Decor – The Finishing Touches

Room Decor – The Finishing Touches
I offer some top tips on adding the finishing touches to room decor. What are your favourite things to make you feel at home?

I think one of the hardest things to get right is the finishing touches to room decor.  I find it hard to get the balance right.

We are busy planning our new home and we are constantly talking about what we plan to do. From the big stuff – knocking down walls – to the small stuff – lighting.

I have been thinking about ideas for how we can really finish off the house and I would love to share these with you.

*This is a collaborative post*

Room Decor – The Finishing Touches

Wall Art

Room Decor

It is so easy to brighten up a room with some art.  As we have moved from city to city, we have managed to collect some fabulous art to hang on the walls.  I feel like it tells a story of our life so far.

Wall Stickers

This is a really fun way to brighten up a children’s room, or to add an interesting twist to a plain wall.  What I like about these is that it is fairly inexpensive and easy to change at a later date.  You just need a hairdryer and they peel off, easy!

Lighting

I am a huge advocate for nice lighting.  I can stare for hours at beautiful lamps and shades. It really finishes off a room. You can really change the look of a room with the ceiling light; retro or glam it is really up to you!

Candles

This another obsession … scented candles! I love them and have so many scattered around the house.  There is nothing nicer after a hard day, than lighting a candle and pouring a glass of wine. Bliss!

Photos

Family photos of special occasions and those that you care about are so nice to have around the house.  Especially if, like me, you live far away from family.  It is nice to feel that they are close by.

Mirror

 

Introducing a mirror to a room is a great trick to make it look bigger.  In our hall we have a large mirror that goes along the wall.  It makes it look a LOT bigger.  I think this is a really useful trick.

So, with all these great ideas in mind, I really need to get removals booked so I can put all my lovely ideas into action.  With a bit of luck we will get that sorted this week, eek!

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2 Comments

  1. nikkifrankhamilton
    6th May 2017 / 7:31 pm

    I agree, the finishing touches stump me at times. Too much? Too little? How to pair our favorite things with more up to date fashion! Lighting is a biggee, the ones I love are never really in our budget, and we need to have someone come in and wire areas that aren’t. Good luck with the move!

  2. 6th May 2017 / 3:33 pm

    I love doing all the final touches to each room. I spend hours browsing the internet looking for just what I have in my head! Having just moved house recently I am all over the interiors at the moment. I agree a mirror makes such a difference x

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