10 TIPS TO DECORATE YOUR COUNTRY HOUSE
The sofa, the rugs, the cushions or even the flowers… Take note of these tips so you can turn your country house into a cozy home.
1. GET A FLUFFY AND ROUNDED SOFA
If your sofa is comfortable, your house will be too. Do not let yourself be delighted only by the design, you should also feel completely comfortable when laying on it.
If you want to give a more rounded effect to the sofa that you already have, you can use some blankets on the armrest, as well as cushions with feather fill.
Not too many: Just one more than the seats on your sofa.
2. Ground-to-ceiling curtains
Curtains help you feel protected from the outside. Windows without curtains lack personality.
In order to do so you can choose some great fall fabrics.
Another alternative might be choosing curtains with a skirt of a slightly heavier fabric. To drag them a bit, you may calculate 7.8 inches more.
3. EVOCATIVE AND RELAXING FRAGRANCES
Use a scent that makes you feel calm and spreads through the house with fresh notes of lavender or vanilla.
You can use candles or cauldrons with natural essences…
An advice? Use a purifier in case the atmosphere of your house feels a bit charged.
4. COMFORTABLE CARPETS
Carpets are essential to make country houses feel warmer.
Besides, they actually help you to frame spaces in order to make the living room or bedroom feel much more welcoming.
Carpets made of virgin or mixed wool and long-haired cotton are warmer during the winter and cooler during the summer. Besides, they act as excellent thermal insulators against cold and humidity.
5. Give your country house a much immersive lighting
No sólo la iluminación natural es capaz de obtener efectos envolventes.
Not only natural lighting is able to obtain immersive effects.
In order to create a warmer atmosphere you can use adjustable lights: This way you can change the environment according to the use.
You can install some dimmers, simple mechanisms to place in order to regulate the intensity of light.
Another way to create cozy environments is to place different illumination points, you can do this by installing some LEDs or spotlights among the shelves.
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6. HIGH SKIRTING BOARDS TO MAKE YOUR HOUSE MORE WELCOMING
High skirting boards dress the wall and protect it, beside they give a delicate touch to your country house.
The most attractive are 47 to 59 inches and made of wood or lacquered MD.
You can place them in the whole house: living room, bedrooms, corridors and hallways, and paint them in white or satin tones so they match the decoration.
7. CHOOSE FLOWERS THAT MATCH YOUR STYLE
Wild flowers, tall stem roses, or centerpieces made by you are your best allies.
You can include seasonal flowers with very fresh fragrances, such as roses or eucalyptus.
This will give your country house a much more welcoming and personal touch.
8. CUSTOMIZE YOUR COUNTRY HOUSE
Bring those special moments back by placing photographs or paintings.
Family portraits, beloved landscapes, images of your happiest memories. Those elements will help you feel home as soon as you cross the doorstep.
The more special it is for you, the more welcoming it will be for you.
You can hang them using systems that do not take up much space (like cables or hooks).
9. ORDER MEANS PEACE OF MIND
Order means harmony, and it is essential to create welcoming environments.
A tidy house will make you feel comfortable.
You must be rigorous about keeping order, especially in those areas that are visible, as well as inside cabinets and drawers by using special organizers.
10. CUSHIONS AND PLAIDS, THE FINAL TOUCH
Much more than decorative accessories, they mean comfort.
Cushions and plaids make spaces look more welcoming by adding a touch of elegance and sophistication.
Thanks to its texture and volume, they are ideal for lying down to rest, for a nap, or just to have a good time reading a book.
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“Finally home”. This is the thought that should come to your mind every time you cross the door of your country house.
A space where you feel comfortable and safe. A cozy place where you can rest and have some good times.
If you feel that your country house does not give you that warm and fantastic welcome, do not worry. Follow these simple steps and you will get it.
ORIGINAL ARTICLE FROM: EL MUEBLE