It’s hard to contain the excitement of getting a place of your own. But if you just bought your property, the job is only half done. The next humungous task at hand is to furnish your apartment to make it look like home. It is the components that you add to your rooms that define your personality and add grace to your space. 2BHK homes are cozy, compact spaces that you can beautify as you please, you can even make them look larger and luxurious. Here are some tips on how to decorate your home at an affordable price without compromising on its charm.
The feminine homemaker can opt for soft furry fabrics, in woven design to make the area stand out. This can be taken a step further by adding a touch of the same colour to the couch.
The first thing you can do to reduce the vacant space in your home is to buy appropriate furniture. It is best to adhere to a budget and to invest in good quality, lasting furniture for your rooms. Since you have limited space, it is best to stick to compact pieces that are useful rather than extravagant pieces that need extra space. Essential furnishings such as sofas, dining tables and beds are to be your priority, as they have to last a lifetime. Invest in good quality wood or branded synthetic varieties for sheen and strength. A sofa set of wood or leather with a neat and slick teapoy is a must in the living room. Cots have to be selected according to the size of the family. Master bedroom can have a king-size bed, while single beds or fancy double decker beds can be adventurous additions for the little ones while saving your space. Invest in a petite and functional dining table for family events and choose dainty chairs to match with it.
Paint in soft colours
The colours you chose for your home can make a world of difference when it comes to how you feel inside your abode. Colours can make rooms look larger or smaller, if you choose efficiently. Smaller rooms can benefit from lighter, pastel shades that give the illusion of ample space. Add a couple of mirrors and you can enrich this look further. White walls provide the perfect balance between light and space for your living room. You can also go for pastel pink and muted yellow shades for a bright and luminous effect. Bedrooms can do well with cool tones of blue or off-white. If you want an elevated style, convert a wall into a textured finish with hints of gold or silver. A single wall in a bold contrast colour is also a trend these days. Kitchen space works well with darker shades like grey and golden yellow. The most frequently used and soiled nooks and corners should have a darker tone so that they look less stained.
Paint in soft colours
Once the essential bits are done, you can start adding textures that bestow style and grace to your surroundings. Wallpapers are available aplenty nowadays, and they come in beautiful designs and exotic patterns and can be used to adorn your walls. You can choose to cover entire walls in wallpaper or chose a specific area that you wish to highlight. Rugs add a stylish twist to your living spaces. If you enjoy the rustic look, go for brown or golden palette, in coir or a similar natural fabric. The feminine homemaker can opt for soft furry fabrics, in woven design to make the area stand out. This can be taken a step further by adding a touch of the same colour to the couch. If your sofa or diwan looks too dull and incomplete, here’s an easy trick to give it a total makeover. Get some funky and stylish printed cushions that can be arranged on it. You can colour coordinate it to match with the overall colour scheme of the room, or add an element of surprise and go for a wildly different shade too.