Mar 19, 2012 17:44 SGT A home always “speaks” about the home owner’s everyday lifestyle. Every little details count; from the placement of furniture to the comfort of your living hall floor. It is like a story about the home owners’ lives, style and experiences that they wish to share with their guests. By looking at the various choices of flooring, you can easily tell what is the style and character of the host.
Can Your Flooring Set the Mood of Your Home Interior?May 23, 2012 17:29 SGT
Can your flooring set the mood for your home? The answer is a resounding “Yes”; selecting the kind of flooring for your home, do sets a different kind of mood and individuality for your living atmosphere. And this depends on what kind of areas you are looking at.
The Master Bedroom
Especially for young married couples, (well perhaps, all married couples young and old, so long they keep the passion going), the master bedroom is an area for passion and intimacy; hence the right kind of mood has to be set in for it. Usually in this case, try to look for colors of reddish brown or any dark comfortable wood like floorboards; for design wise, choose something simple, authentic and yet 'sexy'. Abstract and complicated designs should be avoided if possible.
Your Children's Room
Your children, whether they are bubbly energetics kids or adolescents coming to adult age, usually spend most of their time in the privacy of their rooms. Just like us when we are at their age, probably our "most favorite" pastimes is doing homework and studying. Right? Your flooring should portray lively 'energetic' colors and designs that lift up the positive energy level of your kids. The recommended flooring colors and designs should be something that is bright and lively.
For the kitchen, look for the needs of chef in your house. What kind of flooring design, he or she likes for the kitchen, just give in to them as this will make their mood better. It is pretty difficult to analyse and recommend a good design and color for the kitchen if you are not the chef of the house. Hence, in this case, always listen to the chef; for the better his or her mood, the better your dinner and lunch will be!
Your Living Hall
This is where you 'wow' your guests especially during the holiday seasons and parties. What your living hall looks, really reflect your individual home living lifestyle and taste. So, plan ahead properly and play with the colors and designs. White and bright designs usually make your home look spacious and grand. While dark coloured designs builds up the coziness and oriental feel in the house. Using of real wood or non wood flooring that looks like wood (you know what I mean) can create a luxury look to your home interior as well. While complex designs and colorful patterns tell your guests that you are in the modern designer chic lifestyle. Hence before you start shopping for flooring, discuss with your family what kind of mood you want to set for you and also your guests.
Combination of Every Little Thing
Well, flooring is part of your home. Other than getting the right color and design of your flooring, most importantly of all, is still to select one with good quality materials and standards. On top of that, all your other furnishings, such as your wall, your furniture, your lighting and curtains, plays a little part in setting the right mood for your home interior. Hence, shop wisely and take some time, to plan your home interior design, for it is a place where you and family will be staying for long.