Interior / August 18, 2018 / Ana Card.
Create a focal point. There are leading roles and supporting cast members in any production. The same holds true in design. Choose your star and make it the focal point to anchor a room. Allow other items to take a secondary role. Do not ask everything to have a leading role, it will just result in visual noise. Your focal point might be a dramatic hood in the kitchen, a mantel and art piece in the living room or a headboard in the bedroom.
The secret? Working with various hues within each of these two complementary color families. The blue included cobalt, turquoise, delft, navy. Within the orange family, corals, tangerines, grapefruits. Really rich hues, not muted. Using a combo of blue and white is like wearing a white shirt with blue jeans, or a navy blue blazer and a white shirt.
Link red to passion because red is the color we exhibit on our skin when interested, a red flush or blush. Rather than having your outfit scream kitten, unless that is what you are going for, the best way to rock this passion producing color and get into a frame of mind is by carrying a red clutch, donning a bright red polish on your nails, try Essie Well Red, or lining your lips in the right red.
If you are not sure, take a picture. It is remarkable how much a photo can reveal. Print it out or use photoshop or an app to draw on the photo. This can give you a sense of whether a larger or smaller piece of art is needed or a tall plant might be best to fill a vacant spot. Know how to arrange furniture on a rug. There are basically three ways you can arrange furniture on your rug.