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Ways and Types of Home Decorating Techniques

With so many design styles and techniques available in the market, it might be hard to find one suited for your style and needs in your home.

There is the old adage, “a man’s home is his castle.” What better way to showcase one’s castle than by showing one’s personality in the interior design?

There are different ways of decorating one’s home, but there are five styles that stand out. These are the more popular designs that many homeowners would favor for their home interior. Designing one’s dream house need not be a daunting task as long as one has a creative mind and a blank canvas.

Traditional Design

This type of home decorating tends to be the most popular style for homes in America. This minimalistic design tends to evoke a sense of warmth and hospitality. There is some classic and understated elegance in the tones, which is reminiscent of many childhood homes. Traditional homes tend to have color palettes in conservative colors, rich wooden tones, and tend to go for classic prints such as plaids and stripes.

Modern Design

While traditional designs tend to be conservative, modern home designs tend to run from the turn of the century modern to the latest design. Modern designs tend to incorporate sleek lines, bordering on simplicity. There is minimal decoration, and tends to have oversized windows. Many of these homes feature open floor plans and indoor living spaces.

Asian Design

Asian design is a mixture of Japanese, Chinese, Korean and Thai cultures. This makes room for Zen-like spaces that would be used for relaxation. Asian furniture also plays a key role here such as a Buddha statue or tansu-style cabinets.

Contemporary Design

Contemporary home designs tend to bring a sense of sophistication. Contemporary homes tend to feature minimalist decorative elements as well as industrial mixed materials throughout the house. This is the favorite style in many suburban neighborhoods.

Whatever design you choose on your home, it is always best to incorporate your personality into its design. This will make your home more comfortable and inviting and will definitely be your castle.   



Catlyn or Cat, your DIY mom blogger at your service. Check out my blog to know more about me and my life as a DIY homemaker!

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