Imagine yourself resting comfortably on an arm chair with fluffy beautiful cushions, in soft shades of lights, accompanied with favorite music and the fragrant scents of therapeutic herbs. What a luxury. Recharging energy is a must and it can be done easily at home without having to pay for costly exotic spa treatment. With romantic home accessories, you can create a refreshing area almost in every space and corner of your house. Is it expensive? Not really! With a little touch of artistic DIY ornaments, your bedroom, living room, dining room and bathroom can each has a different therapeutic effect. Romanticism gives warmth and comfort and can be highlighted through budget friendly crafts.
Vintage Ornaments for Lamp Shade and Pots Home Accessories
Vintage themed home accessories always brings romantic nuance to the room. Turning your living room into a softer yet loving mood is easy by manipulating the lighting effects through adding ornaments to the lamp shade and painting the bulbs with pastel colors or changing them with softer colored bulbs. Add vintage ornaments using cuttings of cloths or creating collages of flowers or leaves and twigs on the lamp shade to create shadow effects to the room. Although floral vintage themes are classical to create romantic tone, it is possible to adjust the design according to festivities such as snowflakes patterns for Christmas and winter time or love and angels for Valentine themes.
The same technique can be applied in your bedroom. In addition to that, pots from clay or cans that are decorated using mosaic of pastel colors or natural elements preferably flower petals or dried flowers will also add romanticism to the rooms. These pots are multi functions, as candle holders, aroma therapy holders and as vase or pots for fresh flowers. Placing these pots with candles and aroma therapy in the bathroom will make your bathing time soothing and warming. Some vases or pots with living plants are nice to be placed by the windows in the living room and dining room. In creating and placing all these handmade home accessories, preferences of colors should be soft to keep romantic theme consistent.
Reuse of Old Cloths for Chairs and Cushion Home Accessories
Romantic goes together with sweetness and warmth or comfort. Two elements that are effective to be used as one of home accessories materials to decorate dining chairs and cushions are old cloths. Adding fabric flowers to your cushions and floral fabric ribbons to dining chairs will instantly change the tone of your living room and dining room. In order to create elegant effect from various motifs of cloths and fabrics, colors and patterns combination should be carefully adjusted. For romantic nuance, soft pink and blue with a touch red can be an option.
Decorating dining chairs with fabric ribbons can be done in two ways, i.e. twisting cloth into butterfly of flower like shape and tie it around the back of the chairs, applying knotted cloths like a divider or curtain at the back of the chair and tie it around using ribbons. Either way, this home accessories will sweeten up the look of the dining table set. Cushions, on the other hand can be decorated by sewing additional rose like fabric from old cloths in the middle of the cushion or on the corners of it. Instead of rose, heart-shaped decoration made from fabric or flannel can also be applied to the cushions’ cover for a change.
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