Tips for Soothing Décor

Every home needs a room that enables relaxation at the end of a hard day. However, this doesn’t mean that it has to lack style. Here is how to create a soothing and trendy room.

Keep Calm and Take a Seat.

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Traditional with a Twist

What is relaxation without a comfortable seating area where you can curl up to watch escapist television or read a riveting novel? The traditional armchair is always a winner. If you want something a bit trendier or eclectic, opt for traditional chair designs in brighter colors.

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Modern Spot to Relax

A sleek, stylish sofa on the other hand can be a great way to achieve relaxation while still ensuring chic décor.

It’s a Breeze!

Nature’s Calm Energy

Nature is a must for soothing décor. It not only makes you de-stress but can also invigorate you on days when you require a bit of an energy boost. Include natural plants in your living space – since they’re green they are the perfect color to exude a bit of relaxation and creativity.

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Sunshine has Been Proven to Boost Our Moods

Natural light is important, so make your relaxing room one that receives the sun’s rays for a large part of the day. Keep the windows free of curtains and paint the walls a light color to further add to the brightness.

Flow with the Curves.

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Smooth those Rough Edges

Curved furniture can also instil a sense of calm in a room, much more so than hard, sleek lines. The soft curves and lines help to make one feel more relaxed. Circular and softened shapes can create a flow in the room and a sense of harmony.

Choose Calm Colors.

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Pale Colors Evoke Serenity

Color plays an important part in securing a soothing room. Choose pale shades to invigorate a sense of stability. Trimmings in a darker color, such as deep brown wood, can work to provide a bit of contrast without removing the room’s calming atmosphere.

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Choose Shades from the Same Family

Another color tip for soothing décor is to use more than one shade of the same color. For instance, you can use mint green, emerald green, and then also bit of a darker green hue. This enables a sense of calm because it is a gentle flow from one shade of color to the next, creating equilibrium.

Get Balanced.

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Let Furniture Items Face Each Other

You can also create a sense of relaxation by paying attention to where you position your items of furniture. For instance, chairs that face each other and allow space for a coffee table in the middle of the room can achieve a slice of harmony.

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Bring a Sense of Lightness

If you have darker colors in a room and furniture that seems to own a large presence in the room, make sure you balance them out with lighter elements, such as a glass light fixture that moves in a breeze and/or a carpet that has a pale color.

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