Everything we do or say reflects our personality, our social status, our life choices… Over the years our living space has also undergone a transition from being a place we try to keep clean and tidy to a reflection of our souls. When inviting guests to your home, you are giving them an “in” to your inner world, and it would be a mistake to underestimate the impression that your home, and specifically how you have decorated it, will make on them. If you want your home to mirror the best parts of your personality, give your home a makeover according to your personality.
It may sound so easy, and for some of you it actually is. For those, who still struggle, mixing various styles without much of a success, I have wonderful news… It is not that hard to give your home the makeover it deserves, all you need to do is decide to which of the listed bellow types of girls you belong, and get down to work:
The Glamorous Diva
A dazzling girl who never goes unnoticed. She is always dressed to the latest fashion, and never has a bad hair day (Ok, the last one was a joke). No matter if she has $10 or $10, 000 budget, her clothes and accessories are ever so trendy and fabulous. She is not the one to shy away from bright, screaming colours, and whatever she wears she likes to emphasize on with bold, shimmering details.
Glamorous Diva Home Makeover
If you feel like a glamorous diva, you should treat your home as if it were your closet.
Use textiles and drapes to add splashes of bold colours to the room. Go for unusual furnishing that appeals to you. Since you love accessories, don’t be afraid to add as many as you like.
Incorporate focal-point design and natural, ambient lighting in your interior design. When it comes to showcasing your edgy, yet so fabulous character, nothing will serve you better than wall art. If you have painted the room in bright colours, choose black and white photography to incorporate contrast, and add mystery to the space.
Fashionable, always cheerful, the artsy girl loves nature, appreciates culture and is always on the lookout for unique beauty. She is creative, and likes to experiment with her clothing and accessories to create a one-of-a-kind style that reflects her mood and charms everyone around her.
Artistic Home Makeover
If you have the talent to paint or draw, don’t go for expensive pieces of art, instead you can display your work on the walls of your home. Otherwise, you can make collages of your favourite photographs or set you imagination free with various patterns and textures. You are an artist, so use your sense of colour and symmetry to come up with extraordinary additions to your home décor. To let your home reflect your exotic nature, opt for eclectic pieces of furniture, don’t miss out on the big pillows and tiny statues to accent on your creative side. Since you have an eye for detail, make the best of it by adding unique pieces to your interior design like odd bookcases, creative lighting fixtures and any other home accessories.
The one girl who never seeks looking for the Rome-and-Juliette love, the everlasting optimist who loves to spend her evenings on the couch with a nice book… that is right – the romantic. She still lives in her own little world where the bad witch lets the princess escape her captivity and live happily ever after. Her gentle side shows in everything she does. From walking and talking to arranging her home in a fairy-tale style, her character can and should be seen in everything she does and owns.
The Romantic Home Makeover
When decorating your dwelling, you need to showcase your vulnerable, romantic side. Put on the rose-coloured glasses, and take a look around. That love seat needs new upholstery and new throw-pillows? Why not? Use pastels, combined with contrasting colours to create warm, soft, yet dramatic home décor that will both surprise and charm anyone who enters. Think big, think of timeless, classical look, think of princesses and princes… If you are a poetry-kind-of-girl, find a carpet with some of your favourite pieces printed on it, and make it the most fascinating centrepiece in your living room. Don’t forget to make everything more comfortable and homey with oversized pillows and cushions. The best pieces of furniture to complete your interior design are vintage antiques.
While each of these styles can, and will reflect your personality, you shouldn’t forget that keeping your place neat and tidy is the key to impressing your guests. If you don’t have the time to busy yourself with such mundane tasks, you can always rely on the fantastic services of Cleaners of Kensington. Delegating the home cleaning chores to the professionals will ensure that your dwelling will always look neat and tidy, while you are free to explore your artistic, diva or romantic side.