Posted by Merie Kent on Mar 26 2009
When it comes to building a house it’s the men who usually end up designing the house, leaving women to accommodate the various differences such as high cabinets or lack of storage space. There are times when it is frustrating on the part of the women, but this is where interior designing can help out. There are some tips that you can follow when it comes to designing your home to make it look cozier and appealing not only to you and your family but also to your guests. There is nothing better than remodeling your home without spending much.
Take for example your kitchen. Ordinarily this room is separated from the rest leaving the hostess no choice but to miss out on the talks and fun in the other room. To prevent this, one idea is to make it an open area allowing both the hostess and the guests to walk back and forth. This is especially helpful since some guests prefer helping out in the kitchen. This way the hostess wouldn’t miss out on all the fun and excitement.
Curtains are another type of accessory that you can use to make your house look homier. Since curtains are quite versatile in its use, there are some tips that you can follow when it comes to choosing the right fabric or color. Curtains that are made up of sheer fabrics are used to make the people inside see the outdoor but prevent people from the outside to look in. When it comes to putting up curtains in the living room, use colors that will help blend your furniture together. Choose fabrics that are light in color that will add to the ambience of your home. It is also important for you to choose curtains made of fire retardant materials especially when you have children at home.
Preparing your guest room doesn’t necessarily mean you need lots of money. A simple remodeling will do wonders to your spare bedroom to make it perfect for your house guest. All you need to do is to provide your guest with a comfortable mattress. If your budget cannot afford a new one, then buy an air mattress which is almost the same. Placing clean bed sheets and providing your guest with extra linens will be highly appreciated. You should also remove useless items in the bedroom and leave only things that your house guest may use such as calendar or a clock. Make sure that the room also has adequate lighting to make it cozier for your guest. Give the room enough storage space so your guest wouldn’t have a hard time storing their things. Another essential tip when it comes to preparing your guest bedroom is to provide a bedside lamp for your guest to use at night especially when they need to do something.