Lines and shapes are passé, this season bold and bright floral patterns are emerging as the new trend in home décor
The beauty and intricacy of flowers are often coveted by all. They are expressive, reflect our needs and aspirations and enhance the aesthetic value of any interior space. From faux flower arrangements to a floral accent wall and everything in between, there is something to suit every budget and taste. This year, themes such as minimalism, sea`sonality and big, bright and bold flower patterns are ruling homes. Be it wallpapers or furniture, floral prints will help one to add character and define a focal point in a room. Also, with the onset of the festive season it is mandatory to create a positive environment and set the mood for the year of celebration. What better way to revamp a space than adding some blooms? Here are a few doled out tips to make your home ready for festivities.
PUT DOWN THE PAINT BRUSHES!
Wallpapers are back in trend. The simple addition of colourful wallpapers in patterns or motifs or any foliage can instantly liven up any space. While a palm-print wall covering in a dining space adds a tropical vibe, antique floral wallpaper makes a statement in a powder room. From subtle to seriously jaw-dropping, these easy-to-paste and easy-to-remove wallpapers come in different texture, colours and prices. “The walls of my powder room are sheathed in jungle-inspired wallpaper which has added a personality to the area. To add more beauty, a chair is upholstered in white and a large golden ornamented mirror has been hanged on the wall,” shared Prachi Virani, a resident.
Themes such as minimalism, bright and bold flower patterns are ruling homes. Wallpapers of furniture, floral prints will add character and a new a dimension to a room
SIT A SPELL
When it comes to home décor, living rooms, lounges or dining rooms are arguably the most important of all. To bring drama to these interior spaces, add sofas or dining chairs with floral upholstery. In the right setting, lights and colours, flowers printed onto furniture provided the perfect impact and sophistication. While traditional floral motifs infused with graphic prints and bold colours create an uber-modern twist, pleated underskirt gives a romantic and vintage charm. Lux it up with some pillows. It is the simplest way to give any sofa that gorgeous, impeccably finished look.
Solid coloured sofas are the best canvas for colourful throws and pillows. From shimmers and glitters to different textures and floral prints, let your imaginations run wild. However, just choose a texture that interestingly plays against your sofa. Woven fabrics, like cotton and linen, work well in a modern environment.
VERSATILE OF ALL
What was initially used as a footrest, now is one of the wonderful substitutes for a chair or loveseat in living rooms and bedrooms – an ottoman. This savvy and stylish furniture can make a huge décor impact. Because of their size, they consume less space and are exciting furniture to experiment. Thus, this festive season, try something advantages. Big bright floral ottomans that match their sofa, accent chair, and curtains or if placed among neutral setting, looks uber-chic. “Our multipurpose ottoman maximizes space. It has a lid that lifts off for storage where I store magazines, books, toys, and even blankets,” said Rakhi Dave, another resident.
THE RUG EDIT
Rugs are an excellent and versatile accessory to make a statement in a room. They work best in interior spaces which have a modern touch, traditional look or that are somewhere in between. A well –chosen rug acts as an anchor for a room and brings a breath of fresh spring air. There is no grammar when it comes to decorating with floral printed rugs or carpets.
Keeping it balanced is the key and one is good to go. A trendy bold floral rug complements other elements of a room which have a subtle tone. For the daring ones, floral wallpapers can be used to bring symmetry with floral rugs or carpets.
Now that you got the style alerts, let your creativity unfold into a colourful and vivacious abode.
A QUICK TIP
Before leaving for a long vacation, it is essential to clean up rugs and carpets to keep them sparking like new. Here are three easy steps:
- Throw some baking soda and drops of essential oil
- Deep clean with a vacuum cleaner
- Roll them up
- Keep aside to avoid dust
TIMES PROPERTY (Interiors) – A TIMES OF INDIA PRESENTATION
August 24, 2019 Saturday