Cozy Decorating Ideas for an Old Home

Post On: January 26, 2013

Decorating an old home can be a difficult task to do especially if you have never applied any redecorating project. A home is not only place for you to live.  It can carry a sense of pride if you can redecorate the house to look cozy, happy, and comfortable. Thus, you can invite family and friends to come and have party here in pride. It will be such an embarrassing moment if your old home looks dark, stark and plain, you can make it new and nice if you are willingly to spend more cash to buy new furniture, paint color and other import decoration. The inspiration for the remodeling can be collected room the magazine, website and book.

Old Home Decor for Modern Feel

Old Home Decor for Modern Feel

Old Home Design

Old Home Design

You just have to choose the style based on your main interest. Start the decoration with the nice color palette. Color can bring dramatic impact in the whole appearance at home. You can choose the color and pattern based on the style that you like to play. For example, if you want to carry an interesting feel or Victorian or even French design house, you can choose the golden brown floral pattern. If you want to carry feminine look in the bedroom, you can choose the pink and yellow floral pattern to define the wall. If your house is transformed in modern or contemporary styles, you can pick the neutral tones like brown, tan beige, coral, taupe and white.

Old Home for Bedroom

Old Home for Bedroom

Old Home Ideas

Old Home Ideas

The soft colors are perfect for the people who want to enjoy country house. They can bring French, Italian or even English country house design.  If your old home looks small and tight, you can play light and bright color to make it open and big. Some colors to choose are creamy, beige and tan. The fresh and relaxing feeling is accentuated by the presence of blue and green tones. Then you can shop for the pieces that you like to apply in the room. You can go in the antique stores, flea market, garage sale, yard sale or even consignment shop to hunt the nice items.

Old Home Look

Old Home Look

Old Home Renovation

Old Home Renovation

There is no need for you to shop many items that they can make the old home busy. Choose the pieces of big items which can bring good effect in the room. Let me give you an instance about it. If you want to carry country feeling in the kitchen, you can shop for the china and pottery made in antique accent. The people who want to enjoy opulence feeling in the dining room can pick the gold pleated or silver dining ware. If you do not want to spend a lot of cash for purchasing new furniture pieces, you can repaint the old furniture with new paint color. You can make it look distressed if you want rustic look. If you want modern look, neutral accent in the furniture is good. If you have an old sofa, you can update it by picking new upholstery. Then you can adorn the sofa in old home design with lace pillows.

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