You have a wonderful house, the best art, the most elegant furniture, stunning color combinations and beautiful décor that you are proud of, yet you find something lacking, something is missing and making your décor seem rather dull and unwelcoming, when you try to analyze the problem you find out your lighting is not perfect.
Lighting enhances the beauty of your interior design and highlights your accessories creating the mood you want. Proper lighting for each room is necessary in order to make your rooms feel welcoming and have a great ambiance. You need a variety of lighting depending on the room, it’s size, the tasks performed or to highlight special features, like background lighting, accent lighting, task lighting or wall lighting.
Lighting schemes are to be planned keeping in mind the interior design of the room, the placements of furniture, and the usage of the room whether to entertain or relax or study, the décor of the room and the natural light it receives, accordingly lighting should be done. If a room has bad lighting it feels unwelcoming. Installing floor sockets should be done before you start decorating your room.
There are varieties of lighting fixtures and you can always find the right ones that suit and enhance the beauty of your home. Lightings can be selected according to the tasks it performs like ceiling lights that fill your room with ambient light. Wall lights can be used for large expanses or to highlight your favorite wall art. Floor lamps to brighten up your room and add lighting to your otherwise darker areas of your room. Desk lamps or task lighting to provide the ample lighting needed for the task to be performed like studying. Table lamps, outdoor lighting, recessed lighting and the list go on.
Lightings comes in all shapes and sizes, lighting not only illuminates your home but can also be used as décor and sometimes with the right decorative lighting fixture as the focal point of your room. Lighting affects color, so lighting should be carefully selected in order to make your room color appear natural and not tinted or if you have already invested on the lighting fixtures, then better try to take the color decision wisely. Your interior designer can help in the process of selecting the right lighting fixtures and colors for your home.
Redecoration is the most creative way of uplifting your mood, the best way of relaxation and an innovative way to start a new fresh life. The one main question that gets repeated during redecoration is, from which room to start? How to start? How to redecorate within budget?
Living room is the heart of your home, where the whole family spends time talking, relaxing, having fun or watching TV. Living room should be pleasant, beautiful and comfortable. So when you start thinking about redecorating, then the first would be your living room.
If you want to change the interior design of your living room by redecorating it, the first thing you need to do is contact an interior designer or decorator to guide you through this redecorating project. Decorators or designers are much cheaper and know the exact way of decorating your living room in the most pleasant and perfect way. They can guide you through the most suitable color or furniture for your living room thus giving you the best.
When it comes to redecorating, then the first thing that comes to mind is colors. Colors can liven up or make the room look drab. Before you start painting your living room walls, you should be aware of colors and its effect. Like yellow or red can be inviting, whereas green or blue can be relaxing. You can always find out the different effect colors have through your decorator or designer. They will have a complete knowledge of which color would suit your living room and the effect it will have on you and your family. You can even mix and match the colors, like paint the three walls in a neutral tone and paint the fourth wall in a bolder color, adding an instant zing to your living room. Colors have an effect on your mood and hence needs to be chosen wisely.
Along with color, you can boost your interior design of the living room by creating a great ambiance through the perfect lighting complementing the colors of your living room. Adding overhead lighting, Table lamps, valances or wall sconces should coordinate with the colors of your living room. You can always depend on your decorator for the right choice of lighting.
Redecorating your living room by changing furniture or adding a new rug, wall art, window treatments or colors needs you to allocate a fixed amount. If you do not want to go overboard with your budget and spend more, than you can take the help of a designer or decorator, who would work within the budget providing you the most stylish and pleasant living room.