Interior Design Kansas City
Believe it or not, the colors you choose in your family/living room will set the mood for how guests feel in the space and surrounding area. Choosing the right colors and also having comfortable furniture is getting easier these days with our relaxed lifestyles and formal furniture being a thing of the past. With formal furniture fading pattern on pattern furniture is now showing its age no matter how new it is. Space design is really where it all begins and no matter how the room feels. It is always more comfortable in a great open space than small corners and tight spaces to tuck around. If that is an issue consider remodeling to improve the overall feel of the room itself. Don't forget about the flooring as it is one of the more overlooked areas when it comes to the comfort of a living room.
Q. How do you choose a color scheme in an open floor plan?
A. As awkward as it may seem, the best way is to consider the whole area as one big room. You may choose a few different colors, but they also have to be cohesive. The biggest challenge of it all is making them blend in with each other especially if you are only doing one piece at a time.
Q. How do I know how much furniture to put in the room?
A. This is one of the more undefined parts that doesn't have a set number behind it. The simplest base foundation for it is space. How many people will fit? How will the room be used? Keep the fabrics, rugs and all the decoration accessories in this room to a minimum so there is not a bunch of clutter. Creating some blueprint layouts is one of the best ways to get started so you know exactly how it will look.
Q. How do I furnish my Hearth Room?
A. First off a hearth room is not a common area generally speaking. It is a room that is attached to the kitchen with a relatively small space. If over crowded by furniture, it can quick just become an obstacle. Space planning in this area is vital to both the kitchen and the rest of the house. Think about the traffic flow in an out of this room. Smaller sized furniture is the best idea when furnishing this area of the house.