In my mind, there are two major ways we’re able to show off and embrace our style: fashion and interior design. Just like our bodies, the rooms in our home act as a canvas that welcomes color and life. Our inspirations and creativity can be shown through which fabrics we choose, what shapes we gravitate towards, and which era we secretly wish we had lived in.
A house is more than walls and a roof—it holds our heart and with that, our thoughts and passions.
When we leave the office or return from a long trip, we end up back in our home, the place we can always depend on. That constant in our life should make us feel safe and happy. It should be a comfort, not a chaotic mess or a black hole.
If you haven’t yet decorated your home, don’t worry—it’s never too late to add some personality to a space.
Here are five interior design ideas to help you get started.
1. Wall of Framed Art
A perfect way to liven up a space and to make quite a statement is by having an entire wall dedicated to framed art. If you want to keep things traditional and just have one or two large paintings, that’s fine, but filling the entire wall with small and medium-sized framed works acts like a mini museum.
Art is a perfect way to embrace self-expression, and it acts as an excellent conversation starter when guests visit.
You can use the exact same frame for each art piece, or play around with different ones. Perhaps you’ll choose all different sizes and styles of gold frames, for example.
If you want to get even more creative, you don’t even need to put anything in the frames. Yes, you can just hang empty frames, and perhaps paint the wall a different color than the rest of the room so the wall pops even more.
Not a fan of either of those ideas? Here are a few unexpected items to hang that you probably already have around the house.