Decorating got me like…

It is almost impossible to nail down any single moment where decor has mattered in my life. Truth is, decor always matters. Decor is the ambiance, the vibes, the feeling that you get when you walk into a room. Want a room with strong, commanding feel? Imitate Ancient Greek. Want a laid back feel? Use inspiration from the 70’s. One does not simply choose to use decor or not, because it is always there. Your choice of decor is your own way to influence how others feel when they enter your territory. You get to mandate how others see your home, office, bedroom, desk, anywhere and everywhere.

Decor lets me design my room in a way that I feel comfortable bringing others in;  knowing that the connotation they get from my choices accurately represents who I am. I will always be the first to offer my home as a place for a group meeting. Not because I don’t want go to other places, but because I have a pride in my decor. It makes me who I am. I reflect what my decor shows, just as much as it reflects me: I cannot study in a mess, and so my room is well kept and organized to make sure that my mind is well kept and organized. If I am preparing for an interview, I will put on my outfit and check it in the mirror of my room. If the outfit fits in with the decor, it will reflect me well in the interview.

The thing I appreciate most about decor is not how I do it, but the experience of discovering how others do it. It gives you the opportunity to really step into their world, their head space, and literally explore it. I would never look down on someone’s decor, as it is just simply an extension of who they are, and I want nothing more than to connect with others. If I walk into someone’s room and can sympathize with why and how they design it, I know I can truly come to be friends.

So in the end, it is essential to know that decor always matters.

 

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Mixing Traditional and Modern Decor

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Decor is A Necessity

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The world is constantly changing. People, technology, nature, politics and society are all in a continuous state of transformation, whether we like it or not. I personally feel that being a common man, I have little to no say in how the world works. This makes it vital for me to have a safe place, and that safe place is the artistic embodiment of my house’s decor. If I don’t like a lamp I can get rid of it and if I don’t like how my couch is placed, I can alter the setting. Altering the décor of my house is an important way for me to exercise some of my flamboyant and meticulous behavior. Decorating my house for the holidays is my way of airing my desire to celebrate holidays. Along these lines décor is very important to many people to exhibit their abundance and creativity to guests. While for me personal fulfillment is the main motive for having and updating my décor, there is still an aspect of vanity. It is not uncommon for me to want to impress others by bettering the appearance of my house.
The home is called a sanctuary and there are many reasons for this, a major one being the décor of the home. A person has the privilege to design his home according to his/her comfort level. Wood flooring or ambient lighting may be what makes a person feel truly relaxed. This is why some people can only express themselves fully when at home at their optimum comfort levels. You will only jump on the bed you love and sit on the kitchen counter that you cherish. A home that is a reflection of your personality will allow your inner self to be fully expressed. Maybe bright colors create the right atmosphere for some people. In the same way the amiable color of a rug and the smooth texture of the warps in between a person toes may contribute greatly to the amenity experienced by a person. A perfect example of how décor provides comfort is the sheer number of family pictures hung on the walls of almost every household. The familiarity of the associated faces in the photographs and the familiarity of the décor in a home contribute in a familiar way to making a house a home.
Décor is a fundamental for every household in the world. Along with being necessary the décor of a house can be symbolic of the people living in it.

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Home is where the heart is

Home is supposed to be where the heart is but, how much heart do we put into our homes?  When we allow someone into a place we have made “home”, we are often sharing a bit of ourselves at the same time.  The furnishings, color scheme, wall hangings, and extras that fill this space are not simply a reflection of taste or financial standing.  We often choose decor with some deliberate intent and may even use it as a means to help bolster an image that we hope to cultivate however, our choice of decor frequently reflects a subconscious state of mind while, at the same time, influencing it.

This reflection may result in a positive or negative feedback loop depending on the status of our projection.  Fear or a preference for the “safe” route can lead to dull or washed out colors along with simple lines and patterns used in excess, yet a desire to appear bold or exotic can result in the reverse.  When a living space is used as more of a showplace and is not “lived in”, it does not feel like a “home” and is clearly a projection of an image one wishes to convey.  A home that is “lived in” contains elements that indicate regular use such as points of wear on furniture and books, items absent from their usual placement or left in an open space, and at least some dust or dirt that has accumulated in one or more areas of the residence.

A home that is “lived in” but not fully cared for on the other hand, can become cluttered, filthy, and impassable.  A “home” that one feels comfortable in can range from filthy to sterile, sparse to cluttered, dimly lit to exceedingly bright.  A healthy balance between all of these aspects can help to promote a positive atmosphere that will not only encourage a sense of well-being and comfort for the residents of a space but, visitors will also be more likely to enjoy time spent there.  Cleanliness without sterility, comfortable furnishings without clutter, and a sufficient amount of natural light alongside artificial lighting that has been chosen for color, as much as for efficiency, are often key to a pleasant atmosphere as these elements have been associated with tranquility, balance, warmth  and, at times, imagination.

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Modern Living with Contemporary Bed Linens

There are a lot of prospects to choose from in giving life and excitement to your bedrooms simply by incorporating contemporary bed linen. A frontrunner to these prospects is the easy care poly cotton that gives a lot of value in quality. This fabric is soft and smooth and does away with ironing and pressing as it does not get crumpled or creased. Aside from its elegance and quality, this fabric is priced reasonably.

Bed Linen Choices

The most prominent feature of the contemporary bed linen is that it can be cleaned using the washing machine. The more delicate and stylized bed linens require the more expensive dry cleaning option. It would be nice to have these designer bed linens for special occasions, but for everyday use, it is more practical to keep it with the contemporary bed linens.

There are complete bed linens available online which would effectively upgrade the aesthetic and functional appeal of your bedroom. With the huge harvest of cotton crops experienced last year, there has been a big surplus of the cotton material that is mostly responsible for the higher cotton content of bed linens in the market up to this day. This means that you can get quality and high grade bed linens at bargain prices which mean more value for your bedroom.

A lot of home decoration practitioners have been maximizing the use of cotton in bed linens because of its popular cost. With consideration on sturdiness, these people can even choose the designer contemporary beds covers and get them at affordable prices. The Duvet bed cover is an attractive choice as it has a classy appearance with its 100 percent Egyptian cotton and 600 thread density count, and a piece of this item can be fetched at less than $100.

You can easily modify and upgrade your bedroom with the use of the sateen stripped covers as an alternative to the duvet bed cover. With a density of 280 threads, this Egyptian cotton cover can be purchased for an incredible value with a price of only $25. The Egyptian cotton is known for durability and strength with its relatively longer fibers and reasonable price.

There are comforter sets also available over the Internet and these sets come in variants of four, seven, nine, eleven, and fifteen items. The 15-item set is ideal for the amateur home decorating enthusiast who wants everything for his bedroom, as it includes everything you need from bed linen covers, to pillows, skirtings, and even curtains. These contemporary bed linen sets are complete with extra bed sheets, comforters, duvet bed covers, and light sheets that can last a long time in the bedroom.

Matching Designs And Colors

These bed linens also come in different and beautiful designs and colors that would give you the opportunity to mix and match with your bedroom. Multiple duvet bed covers can be used that would give prominence and style to your bedrooms. Choosing light pastels can blend with almost any design and decoration.

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