5 Simple Accessories That Will Make Your Home Look Amazing

Posted on: December 27th, 2018

When it comes to interior design, accessories are integral in adding to a room’s overall feel. Here are five décor tips to help you accessorize your space and better reflect your personal style throughout your home.

Blanket, rug and pillows by Surya.

  1. Pillows and Blankets

Decorative pillows and throw blankets are a must. They can add a pop of color and give depth to a room without requiring you to spend a fortune. They can also make a home feel inviting and cozy. Do not be afraid of using a bold variety of colors and differing designs.

  1. Wall Art

Make the most of your wall space by choosing art that makes a statement about who you are and what you love. If you are artistic, feature a piece of your own and use the colors to set the tone for the rest of the room, or enlarge and frame a favorite photograph. Wall art does not have to be images only but can also include items such as a shadow box showcasing a beloved heirloom, a vintage clock, a hanging water feature, or a tapestry from your travels.

  1. Lighting

Lighting can be a fantastic part of your design, mixing functionality with style. A light source in a room can be a natural draw to the eye, so avoid generic options and instead choose a fixture that speaks to your personality. Consider the finish, the shape, and inspiration for the design. If you prefer earthy, consider a raw-wood fixture or one that integrates shapes found in nature. For artsy, go with a ceiling light with abstract shapes and bold metals, or perhaps a suspension lamp in a funky color. Don’t underestimate the appeal of chandeliers and wall sconces.

  1. Rugs and Mats

An area rug is an easy way to tie together a room’s color palette while also adding texture. Choose a mat for your entry way that sets the tone for your home as soon as guests walk through the door. Small rugs and mats are also a good fit in front of sinks where you may be standing for a while, or place a deep, handwoven piece in front of a fireplace to add warmth.

  1. Mirrors

Every room should include at least one mirror, which can brighten it up by reflecting the light and creating a more open feel, especially in tight spaces such as hallways and foyers. Go big and choose one with a uniquely designed frame to be used as wall art above your sofa, making your home look and feel more spacious.

Whether you need a single piece or are redecorating your entire home, our designers are here to help you through the process. At Design Depot Furniture, we have original contemporary designs to fit all your home furnishing needs.


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