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Green Home Décor Ideas
The world can be a scary big place and there is much to see, never enough time to experience the entirety of what we have created as a species on this planet. A single lifetime would not be enough to hear all the music produced by the world in a single month for example, so you should not be surprised that there are many home décor styles and solutions that you were likely not aware of, not to mention many are yet to be invented. If you want to have something great looking, but at the same time away from the conventional ideas of home décor making use of corporate products and similar solutions dictated by a world of fashion, you can always work on making your decorations yourself in a green home of your own. The ideas ahead will give you some pointers, but in the end, it is up to you to find a good solution for your specific needs:
- Picking the right color combinations
At the heart of any good design, you will have a nice and memorable set of colors for a backdrop to the other elements of your home. There are many solutions you can take upon to make this work in a meaningful way, but one of the first things you need to remember is that you will need to avoid the use of chemicals if you want a truly green solution for your daily needs. Sadly, most of that requires you to use paint, but the paint can be of the low VOC variety to avoid the worst of it while still retaining your chosen method of making it a reality.
- Using fabrics for decorative purposes
Fabrics can be used in many ways, from draping them on the walls to break the monotonous look to making them into throws for your couch and a whole lot more. This should allow for a good look and combinations you can really enjoy for easier housecleaning and so you can be creative in new ways. For easier upholstery cleaning and carpet cleaning and a good combination of soft shadows for lighting purposes, you should look toward using fabrics in your home décor efforts.
- Making use of small touches
No matter what your current floors are made of you will still need to handle the accent pieces of your decoration efforts. Make clever use of focal points if you want to make your work something that counts in the long run. Natural materials without the use of plastics will be a good solution, but the actual style is up to you, so make use of it as you see fit.
- Making use of decorative tiles
When it comes down to the use of complex designs, you can find some amazing inspiration in decorative tiles. An entire wall can be made into something really beautiful, but you will need to be careful about the way you go about it. The floors can also be made with decorative elements, but do keep in mind that you will still need to handle floor cleaning and general home cleaning to keep it looking good.