How To, Tips, and Advice

If you’re on a budget and would like to save a few bucks (so you can splurge elsewhere), or you’re unsure of how to go about creating the functional and aesthetic home of your dreams, or you simply love the thrill of accomplishment when you do something on your own, Homedit’s How-To section of articles is the ultimate helpful guide. Here are found tips and advice for a variety of home decorating questions and challenges.

Make Your Room Look Like a Vampire’s Room

Thanks to the increasing popularity of “the twilight”, vampire related movies and books, as people are totally becoming obsessed with vampires and are evoking vampire concepts and themes for their room. However, making your room look like a vampire room is definitely a good idea. Executing the theme in your room will not only be interesting but also fun to do.

The Cullens’ house from The Twilight Saga: New Moon

1) Firstly, you need to clean your room and keep away all the things, including decoration items that would make it appear a typical decorated room.

2) When people think of vampires, the impression that comes to the mind automatically is a picture in black color. So, the background color of the room has to be black. Walls with black paint and various decorative elements should be used to create the atmosphere of the vampire. However, keep in mind that you do not over do it. Moreover, black room absorbs a lot of heat so your room is going to be warm all the year round, especially in summers.

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Give Your Bedroom an Underwater Theme

One of the most exquisite places to visit is an underwater world and this is the reason why an underwater theme is so popular all across the globe.  Adopting an underwater theme for your bedroom will impart a unique and distinct look to the bedroom. Designing your bedroom with an underwater theme is not only easy but an interesting task to execute.

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How to Bring Feminine Details into your Home

There are scores of individuals that long to bring feminine details into their home and make it an exquisite place to live in. Home décor items that bring in pastel soft colors, curvilinear form and asymmetry are some feminine attributes.  If you love delicate shades over the bold ones and love the feel of liberal flowing interiors then your décor may be perfect for feminine attributes.

1) Delicate muted colors – Most of the people assume that pink is the only color which can add a feminine touch to the room. However, soft tone of any color is feminine. So simply select your favorite color and use a muted tone of the color to impart the room with a delicate feel. Pair up the muter shades with contrast or dark shades to increase the visual interest and give weight.

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How to Bring Masculine Details into your Home

If you have been looking around your house lately and wondering that the furniture and décor does not reflect your male sensibilities, it could be an ideal time for renovations. Masculine details in a house refer to clean and simple appearance, rich colors, strong designs, and absence of excessive detailing. In addition, masculine aesthetic appeals to both the sexes. A woman would equally feel relaxed in a well designed masculine house as what a man would feel.

1) Masculine color palette – Dark and rich color schemes such as brown, purple, black, deep blue, etc impart a masculine look to a room. However, it is not necessary to stick to the above mentioned colors only. Darker tones of all colors will look equally good.  However, make sure that you pair dark colors with neutral flooring and walls to balance the décor and furnishings.

2) Natural materials – Organic materials, brick and wood, symbolize rustic elements and outdoors. With the use of these materials for flooring, furniture and exposed walls, you can easily introduce masculine details into your home. Less refined furniture with strong lines can also be used. For the exposed ceilings, make use of aged and structured surfaces.

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Make Your Room Look Like Ikea Rooms

Have you ever wished to make your room look like one of the Ikea rooms? Or your mom keeps on complaining that your room wears a junky look due to the messy stuff and wall posters? Well, in such a case it would be the right decision to make your room look like one of the Ikea rooms.

1) First of all, you need to select a color for your room. Choose the color wisely. Assure that you choose a color which represents you. Choose your favorite color or walk out of the box and choose an entirely different color to do something unique and different. If you have a strict budget then Wal-Mart sells tins filled with old paints. You can find your shade or mix colors to get your preferred shade.

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Theme Your Room to Music

Are you a music lover? Do you have a passion for music? If this is so, you can decorate your room with the music theme. This way you can have a room that reflects your musical preference. The most remarkable advantage of music theme for your bedroom is that it is extremely cheap. You do not have to buy much stuff from the market.

1) Let’s start with the walls. Since music is a lively, use bright colors for dressing the walls. Bright yellow, ocean blue, soothing green, trendy pink are some popular choices. Buy music themed stencils with shapes of music notes such as G clef or treble and trace them on the wall to create musical wallpaper. For tracing the notes, use a contrast color. For instance, if the wall is done in a light color, use black for the notes so that they are prominent.

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Make Your Room Look Boho or Bohemian

Luxury, comfort and romance are all words that perfectly describe a Bohemian décor, making it the ideal décor choice when setting an atmosphere of your room. Bohemian style is a very different décor style and is largely based on use of lots of artistic elements. It is very much alike to the foreign gypsy look, and it gives you the exceptional opportunity to showcase your artistic abilities.

Follow the below mentioned tips if you desire to make your room look Boho or Bohemian look –

1) You need to start with the decoration of your walls. Select gloss or semi-gloss paints in bohemian colors such as browns, dark reds, gold, and purple. Remember that the Bohemian look is marked by rich colors, so stay away from vibrant, bright and pastel shades.

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