Room Décor is not as
easy as it seems at the first sight. You may fancy
that glamorous room in the home décor magazine but
you may find it almost impossible to translate into a
reality because of the simple reason that the
construction of your home and measurement of your
rooms is entirely different. You may be renting an
apartment where you cannot redo the positioning of
walls, doors and windows or have a large large hall
you do not seem to put to best use. Color, lines and
furniture arrangement can make a huge difference to
your room décor.
We have identified the five most common problems
that people often face while doing room décor and have come up
with the possible solutions. These are:
1. Very Long Room
The best way to deal with a very long room is
to split it into two using screens and room dividers that you
may use as study area, living area, dining room, personal gym
or just entertainment room.
Use warm dark colors on shorter walls to make
them advance and give the room a balanced look.
You may also define separate areas by using
different area rugs.
2. Low Ceiling
Long curtains that can be draped from above
the door level and window level all the way to the floor, add
height to the room.
Paint ceiling in light cool color to make it
recede and add light to the room.
Tall accessories such as lamps look good and
make room look taller too.
You can add height to a room by installing
vertical and tall cabinets or bookcases in the room.
3. Narrow Room
Any linear arrangement on shorter walls such
as placement of shelves, art pieces or rugs, will make them
Diagonal arrangement of furniture looks
You can also fool the eye by painting your
longer walls in cool light colors to make them recede.
4. Tall Room
Horizontally placed shelves, crown mouldings
and art pieces cut off the height of the room.
In such rooms, ceilings should have a warm
You can also play the visual trick of
installing the mouldings or chair rails to one half to three
quarters of the way up the walls.
5. Very Big Room
Experiment with warm and dark colors on your
wall to make the room look cozier and friendlier.
Group furniture pieces into two or more
separate seating arrangements.
Like long rooms, big rooms can also be
divided into smaller areas using screens and room dividers and
can be used for better purposes and will make the room look