By Versie Crichton. interior. Published at Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 - 21:59:16 PM.
Swap out your hardware Builder-grade hardware is pretty generic; it's meant to appeal to as many homeowners as possible. Luckily. upgrading your hardware is a quick and easy fix that doesn't require years of builder expertise. Get personal with your hardware: scour flea markets for interesting knobs and latches. or opt for timeless hardware that's more your style.
Additionally. be sure to layer your lighting so that the only source of light isn't that single fixture. Think about adding in some ambient light in the form of recessed lighting. plus a few accent fixtures to brighten up any dark corners. Since dining rooms are all about ambiance. you may also want to look into lighting that's able to be put on a dimmer.Add personality with accessories.Don't forget accessories
One of the biggest mistakes we see with studio apartment decorating is the desire to make the space feel too utilitarian. This often occurs when people work with limited budgets. and hope to move into larger living arrangements in the future. causing them to neglect investing in their studio's design.
Add feature lighting Builder-grade homes often rely on plain. recessed lighting to get a brighter look in kitchens and living rooms. Sure. they're effective. but recessed lighting won't do much for adding character to your home. Since you're more or less “stuck” with the lighting plan (no DIY electrical renovations. please!).