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Updating Your Interior Design in Allen, TX

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July 29, 2021

While Allen is in Collin County, one of the highest growing counties in the U.S., most of the area has already been developed resulting in established homes rather than new builds. This won’t hold the locals back from keeping up with all the latest trends and having beautiful and modern homes. Here are a few different tips you can use to refresh your interior design in Allen, TX if building isn’t the best option for you.

 

Freshen Your Lighting

Sconce lighting can change the atmosphere of any space!

The use of lighting has always been a key component in the interior design process. In 2020, we saw a lot of pendants and chandeliers. This year, we are finding ways to incorporate it into already built spaces.

One of the best add-ons are plug-in sconces. They have the ability of taking a mundane space and transform it according to your specific design style. The options are endless ranging from modern to old-fashioned and simple to extravagant. If you are wanting to add an extra lighting option to your space, plug-in sconces might be the solution you’re looking for.

Another way to alter your lighting without major renovations is to liven up your window treatments. If you don’t have curtains, try adding some. If you already have them, keep it interesting with new colors and textures.  

There are a lot of different looks you can achieve when choosing your curtains. Use sheer or silk for a more elegant look and patterns or designs to add some color and depth to your space. Which ever type of window treatment you choose, have fun updating your interior designs in Allen!

 

Reflective Materials

Don’t get scared, I am not saying you must have a mirror everywhere you look. Reflective materials can be anything… décor that has a glossy finish, lacquered walls, and tiles are all great examples. These mediums give tight spaces an airier feel.

Art that has a lustrous finish can be added to kitchens, bathrooms, living rooms, bedrooms and just about anywhere else in your home to lighten up the space. If you choose this option, be careful not to overcrowd your walls with art. This will result in your space feeling darker and smaller rather than open and light.

To maximize this technique, adding mirrors is the perfect option. Mirrors of all shapes and sizes will make your space feel even larger and airier than when using other materials.

 

Keep It Calm

The use of neutral colors has had a large impact on interior design in Allen and we will not be getting rid of the even-toned trend anytime soon. Thank goodness! Neutral colors have a great way of making rooms seem much more spacious than they are, so it’s no wonder the trend has been around for decades.

One common misconception is that neutral colors only consist of whites, browns, and greys which makes a space look the same as everyone else’s.  On the contrary, there are a lot of colors including greens and mauves you can add into your home that will keep things neutral yet unique. To incorporate this into an established home, you can paint your walls, use wall art, add a rug, paint your furniture, or simply add décor that incorporate the neutral colors you love.

 

Take these tips, use them in your space, and don’t forget to have fun! Your home should reflect you so let your creative side take over. Don’t be afraid to try new looks, colors, and textures in your space. If you’re looking to do more than just refresh your space, contact us today. We would love to make your dream home a reality!

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