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5 Ideas to Inspire Your Interior Decorating

Some people consider decorating their home to be a form of art., and they’re right.

Some might even call you an artist for what you’re about to do to the canvas of walls, floors, and ceilings. You can make a studio apartment feel like a penthouse or take an ordinary house and transform it into a castle. Everything is possible when it comes to interior decorating. In this article, we will discuss five ideas to inspire your decorating.

1. Simplicity

This is the easiest and most practical option for a new homeowner. It doesn’t require any great skill or knowledge of interior design, but you will have to exert some effort. First, clean your home thoroughly and remove all the furniture that isn’t staying there (if you haven’t already).

Painting wall white with a roller

Then it’s time to paint. You don’t need to be an artist. Just follow a simple colour scheme. A light colour on the ceiling and walls.

You can also do something more daring with your paint. If you want to add some extra flair to your home, you can use stripes or different shapes not to overwhelm the space. You can go even further by painting one wall in a different colour or Pattern then the rest of the room.

Finally, it’s time to choose the right flooring. You can go with wood, laminate, or even tiles. Just make sure that you don’t pick something too extravagant because it might overwhelm the space.

2. Convert the Attic into a Room

The attic is often neglected, but it can create a beautiful and comfortable room. The first thing you need to do is make sure that it’s dry and well ventilated. You should also think about insulating the ceiling if there are any problems with temperature control. If you want to get even more serious about your project, you can install an air conditioner or a heater to improve the room’s climate.

Attic bedroom and bathroom

When you’re ready to decorate the room, you can use any material you want. It all depends on your preferences and budget. The most popular materials are wood, plastic, and even card board. It would help if you also ensured that there was enough light in the room. To do that, you can add a few skylights or use lamps.

If you’re unsure how to proceed with the project, you can find many useful tips online. It is also a good idea to consult with an interior designer or a professional carpenter. Just remember that you should always choose the most comfortable mattress for your needs. Don’t forget about additional storage.

3. Add Pattern

This is a good way to add a touch of style to your home. You can do it by placing rugs, throw pillows, or other items with Pattern. It is also possible to use mural wallpaper with patterns, but you should be careful when choosing the design.

You can use many things to create a more interesting interior. For example, you can paint the walls in different colours and add mirrors to make the room look bigger. The most important thing is having fun and making your home a place where you feel comfortable.

4. Give It Some Texture

One of the things you can do to make your home look more interesting is to add texture. This will make the room look more cozy and comfortable.

Cozy sofa with pillows and large knit cream coloured throw

You can use rugs, pillows, carpets, and many other things to create a warm atmosphere. If you want to create a truly amazing interior, you should combine different textures.

5. Add Some Artwork

The last thing you can do to make your home look better is adding some artwork. You can hang up some paintings, use a clock, mirrors and wall paper in a frame to create an interesting look on your walls. Look for quality items, they do not have to be brand new. Search local charity shops and boot fairs. The only thing that you need to remember is that these items should be chosen carefully because they will impact the way your home looks.


When decorating, it’s important to be organised and plan. Being prepared will make your job much easier. One good way to get started is by thinking about general elements for your space first, then filling those in with smaller items that give personality. Try making a mood board to get inspired and think about your likes and dislikes.