Brown colour used for painting walls can visually reduce volume of a room and make it look darker. One who loves brown walls should consider and select the proper colour in order to avoid damp and sad atmosphere. Before painting a wall brown one should carefully consider good illumination and properly choose shade colours of the walls and other elements.
Brown interiors: how to choose colours.
When one chooses brown colour it is important to have clear and vivid visions of one’s project and ideas about further installations and decorations in order to achieve the desired effect. The first thought that can appear in one’s mind after painting something into brown may be about exaggerated darkness. A trick that could help to avoid such feeling is paint one of the walls light colour or to use wallpaper instead. Doing this will allow to break the realm of darkness of capricious brown colour. This colour can be used near in a bedroom or even in the kitchen just behind a diner table. For brown interiors it is worth thinking about choosing furniture with light wooden texture, white or cream-coloured for example. Among the colours which could also fit well are: vivid red, green, cyan or yellow. The brown colour of walls will chilly show shaded and shapes of the interior and its elements. When applying this kind of design, additional elements should be coloured in bright and pastel. For instance pillow, bed accessories, curtains, candles and so on. Designing brown interiors, it is worth installing additional light sources of mild and soft light which could entirely make the atmosphere chilling and relaxing. Dark brown walls may be a good solution for a bedroom or working area with a private library. Cafes and restaurants are also those places where dark brown would match well.
Brown walls: how to match colours.
The brown colour used in interior design should always be used in combination with other colours. Whatever it be, furniture, pillows, curtains, china, ceramics - the brown colour should be diluted. This can be done by painting a wall in new colour or by adding new elements to the interior of a house. Light colours including so called “earth colours” from the bright palette will match with the brown as a dominating one. Among the best matching colours are yellow, orange, red, coral, dirty pink, green (mint, pistachio, khaki), blue, lavender and white, cream and beige. One should be very carefully with the gray and black.
Brown colours. Most common mistakes.
One of the most common mistakes is combing brown colour with its close brown shades. It is especially inadvisable with interior elements. If done so, the interior looks very dismal and boring, since too many objects are in similar shades. A good idea to avoid it is to use opposite shades of brown which differ by intensivity of brightness. Sometimes adding any different colour from mentioned above may help to get rid of the monotony and to put more life and good mood into interior of a house.
Should a floor differ from the one a living room?
There should be solid and dirt resistant floor in the kitchen, while in a living room, on the contrary, the a floor should match the furniture, in most cases made from wood. Still the same material can be used in both, the kitchen and the living room. Check out the experts’ opinions.
Many people got used to have their kitchen and living room as two different places. And what about the other rooms? There are different materials used in most of them too. However, what can one do when there are two adjacent areas? As an example, there should be mentioned a situation when the kitchen is adjacent to the living room or a dining room, which is often not divided or separated by a wall or a fence. One may consider applying the same material in both areas, the question whether it is worth doing or not.
Wall stickers are not only elegant in wall decoration but also very practical. Wall stickers do not require any special care since they are water proofing and easy to clean with a wet cloth. If one does not enjoy his or her decoration, they can easily clean it using some soft moistened rag.
Since the materials, used in stickers production, are water impervious as well as the glue used to adhere - the decor themes can be cleaned and scoured.read more...
Wall stickers are not only elegant in wall decoration but also very practical. Wall stickers do not
require any special care since they are water proofing and easy to clean with a wet cloth. If one
does not enjoy his or her decoration, they can easily clean it using some soft moistened rag.
Since the materials, used in stickers production, are water impervious as well as the glue used
to adhere - the decor themes can be cleaned and scoured.
It is important to pay attention when you clean a decoration so that not to touch the margins of
a sticker in order to keep it clean because the stickers tend to collect more dust than the walls.
Since PVC is artificial, it electrifies and gathers more dust than a painted, plastered wall.
A proper insulation of standalone house is important for quiet and warm indoor atmosphere. Usually, the insulation is made on newly build building, but older houses are nowadays insulated to improve heating capabilities of walls. Insulating is simple process that do not demand high or specialist skills- only thing you need is time, walls and materials. Before laying an insulation, the wall should be clean and stable. That means necessity of removing all loose areas and dust from surface. Second step is priming the wall. Especially if the wall is already covered by plaster, the surface must be primed – it will improve stickiness and durability of glue that will stick plasterboards. Next step is laying the plasterboards – it is made of light Styrofoam, and sold in 10-board packets. Firstly put ca. 10 blobs of glue, size of an apple on board and starting from lower starting bar, press the board to the wall. The plasterboards will stick and keep on position by glue. Remember to keep horizon of boards. The glue dries about 2-3 days.
Nowadays, the fashion influences also the design of our houses. Because of the influences from TV, shops (especially commercials and shopwindows) and all kinds of catalogs, design of the house it on the same level of importance like its comfort, size or usability. We create our own art gallery, where everything has to be on its place.
The question is, what really influences such important now, design?
The design of concrete house starts basically with its foundations. The structure of the house, location of rooms, space which is created, size of the rooms, location (village, town, historic district, nature around) all those factor has impact on the future design of the house.
When the “shell” of house is ready, we can say that, the real design work starts. This is very important to think about the keynote or style of the home before all works starts. Firstly, you should try to choose between very general style like modern, classic, village style etc. Try to not mix such styles. The spaces with one given keynote seams to be more peacefully and elegant, then those with all possible kinds of modern and classical designs around. Of course some styles can be easily joined like traditional and modern. However, such connections needs a lot of imagination and sometimes advise of the professional decorator to give you demand result. Then just think about the colors which should dominate in given space. After such preparation you can start to choose proper floors, furniture and accessories.