How To Design A Room
Struggles of being an amateur in Interior designing is not fun when you have the design in your head but fail to try to replicate the image that you have in your mind, you try and try, but you are stuck and back to square one. We get it! It can be a little challenging to get it right but fear not we are here to save you from being stuck in that bubble of not knowing how to fix it yourself. In this blog post, we are going to discuss some relatively easy steps to follow to execute the design to match your vision flawlessly.
Step 1: Room’s Purpose
This step is the most crucial part of the design process. Figure out what that space is going to represent. Is it going to be a family room? Or a dining room? Or a gym. Once you make up your mind, then proceed to find the right decor and other design elements. If you have kids or pets, keep in mind to incorporate kids/pet-friendly decor and design elements into the room.
Step 2: Find your inspiration.
Once you know what you want with your space, try to find your style with the help of the internet, magazines etc. Finding the right reference is essential. Do a quick search on apps such as Pinterest or Houzz, guarantee that you will find your style. Focus on collecting as many references as you can so that you would have a clear picture of how your vision is going to render into real life.
Step 3: Know your limitations.
You need to be vigilant on the size of the room. Your space should be harmonious; it should not make you feel overwhelmed or underwhelmed. Attempt to stay away from overcrowding the room with random decor. Also, keep in mind to find the right decor for your space by having the size of the room in mind.
Step 4: Create a consistent look.
When you are designing a space consistency is vital, as the home should feel connected and continuous. To stick to being consistent, the house should have the right color palette. Be it neutrals, bright, or dark, always stick with the same color palette for the entire home. Same goes for the rest of the design elements from flooring, to decor and everything in between.
Step 5: Formulate your strategy.
Once you have the idea of what you want to do with your space, formulate a plan. Figure out the design elements that you wish to incorporate, furnishings, flooring, color palette, everything! It does not have to remain the same you can add and delete and even change it around, but having this blueprint can be very handy as it can act as a guide and will help you to stay on the right path.
Step 6: Create a working mood board
Your blueprint can act as a guide, but a working mood board can help you visualize your finished product. You can add those furnishings you liked, add the flower vase you found on Pinterest, and so on. Do not like something, you can remove it. It is that simple!
Step 7: Purchase the right decor.
Once you have the plan, and a working mood board, it is time for shopping. Look around your local supply stores, find interior decors to your liking. Do not stick to one store find multiple stores and make a list of stores that has your desired element. Shortlist the pieces you like!
Step 8: Have fun.
Was it challenging, well yeah, it is a little hard to get everything right! But one thing to keep in mind is not to try to achieve perfection, at the end of the day it is your space, your home, focus on channeling your vibe, focus on creating a space that is a part of you. So, DON’T FORGET TO HAVE FUN!!!