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5 Best DIY Decor Hacks For Your Home

5 Best DIY Decor Hacks For Your Home

Owning a flat in any large city is a Herculean task on its own. With real estate prices touching the sky, all that a homeowner is left with after buying a flat is the satisfaction of owning a place. But what is a house without subtle touches of your own personality? That’s right, we are talking about home interior design. 

There is a lot you can do within the four walls of your home with a little design and décor. You can rely on professionals for this, as they bring in years of experience and expertise. What if you don’t find the perfect home interior designer? Or when your carpenter does not understand small nooks of decor you need? And when your builder has not built bookshelves in your bedroom to look exactly as you’d like them? So on those days when your carpenter doesn’t pick up your call you have the freedom to design your home and give it a fresh look with some really simple DIY hacks. Read on for solutions to designing and decorating the perfect home you always wanted!

Don’t Fear The Textures

DIY Decor For Your Home With Textured Wall Adds Colour
A textured wall adds colour and livens up a dull room

We all love Vada Pav, don’t we? The soft pav combined with crispy patty just seems to be the perfect thing to have with a steaming cup of chai! A little variation in texture goes a long way. Play with textures in various elements in each of your rooms and see the magic unfold!

Get That Gallery Wall Ready

Do It Yourself A Gallery Style Feel In Your Home
Do It Yourself A Gallery Style Feel In Your Home

What is the use of living in the city of dreams and creating so many memories if you don’t show them off? Hang those pictures, your art collection and the paintings your kid made in a proper fashion and you get yourself a gallery style feel in your home.

Take Care Of Colour Contrast

Use Contrasted Colors And Neutral Shades While Doing Home Decor Yourself
Steel grey contrasted with neutral shades is elegance simplified

What is life, if not punctuated with correct contrasts? The furniture, rugs, curtains and the assortments that you use, have to be in the perfect contrast. It will give your home a luxe look without much ado.

Perfect The Pastels

Choose Perfect Colours For Walls And Ceilings For Your Home
Baby pink walls with thin white stripes are pastels that never go wrong

The walls, woodwork and ceilings. Perfect the colours to be used in them and watch your house get elevated to a different level altogether. Go for pastels with subtle pops of colour, in order to bring out the fun side of rooms.

Throw In The Real ‘you’

Personalize Your Living Room With Family Photographs On Walls
A wall covered with family photographs from over the years is a perfect way to personalise your living room

Now this house you have invested so many months into,is yours and should look like it is yours. All the travel souvenirs you have, the hobbies you have given a form to must find their place in your new home. It not only adds originality to your home but also adds to the grandeur and ambience.

See? It’s easy peasy. Small tricks with a big impact, that is what they are. So the next time your builder, carpenter, designer gives you a hard time, just resort to these itty bitty tips and convert your sweet home to something that everyone envies!

Devna Tiwari is a content writer at Design Cafe's home interiors blog.

Devna Tiwari

Devna Tiwari is a content writer at Design Cafe and comes with four years of experience. She walks undeterred, heads up against all odds and sits down to write about them. When she is not out there capturing every moment to permanence or trying out new restaurants, she is busy planning her next voyage. She is also the author of the book The Surrogate Girlfriend.

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