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Today on Decoration Sundays: how to develop your personal home decoration style, we learn about the characteristics of traditional decor, how to use stripes and colour in rooms, and wallpapers.

Decorate with Intention: Create a Vision for Your Home 

Decorate with Intention: Create a Vision for Your Home

Decorate with Intention: Create a Vision for Your Home

This article is all about training yourself and develop a decoration style that expresses your personality. It recommends a series of tactics to collect and find inspiration in an organized way. That way you can analyse what exactly is what you like in those images and why. Taking notes of where you found the images so that the items or colours in the image would be easy to track down in the future. Organising in an inspiration board all the photos, fabrics, objects and everything you would like to have or use in your room or home decor project. And much more.

And last but not least the most important piece of advice: have fun during the process.

So Your Style Is: Traditional

 

So Your Style Is: Traditional

So Your Style Is: Traditional

The article is all about traditional style. What it is, what are the characteristics and elements of this style, and why it might work in your house.

Several elements and characteristics of this style are the symmetry and balance in the architecture, furniture placement and furnishing groupings; soft edges and lack of sharp angles; neutral colours and monotone colour schemes; wood and hardwood floors, and much more. Everything in this style is covered in detail and there are plenty of photographs to see. Great reading for anyone interested in decoration or thinking about decorating its house.

Loving Color: More Ways to Like Stripes

 

Loving Color: More Ways to Like Stripes

Loving Color: More Ways to Like Stripes

This is all about stripes. But not the usual stripes with two colours alternating at regular intervals. Bold colours, more than two colours, horizontal stripes in different sizes, and accent stripes, those are some of the examples to make use of stripes in a different way from the traditional stripes.

The photos show horizontal stripes that can make a small room feel bigger. You will be surprised by how modern and stylish stripes can be after reading this article.

Affordable Decor: Smart Ways to Use Wallpaper in Small Doses

Affordable Decor: Smart Ways to Use Wallpaper in Small Doses

Affordable Decor: Smart Ways to Use Wallpaper in Small Doses

Wallpaper can be very beautiful. The patterns and colours on them would be almost impossible to be replicated with paint. And unfortunately the most beautiful wallpapers  are usually not very cheap.

If you are really in love with a wallpaper but can’t afford to use it all around your chosen room, maybe using it as an accent can help you. This article is full of ideas to make the best use of wallpaper in small amounts getting the best results.

And to finish two more article about wallpaper: one with very calm charming white wallpapers and a second one with pattern heavy colourful ones.

White Inspiration: Original Wallpapers by Young & Battaglia

White Inspiration: Original Wallpapers by Young & Battaglia

White Inspiration: Original Wallpapers by Young & Battaglia

Living Wallpaper: The Art of Cecilia Paredes

Living Wallpaper: The Art of Cecilia Paredes

Living Wallpaper: The Art of Cecilia Paredes

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