By Sheryl Pilkington. interior. Published at Wednesday, May 09th, 2018 - 09:20:34 AM.
By purposefully drawing eyes upward. you ensure that everyone who sees your home is taking in the space as a whole. rather than just the tiny section at eye level. making your design look and feel more complete.To make it happen. utilize anything that draws eyes toward the ceiling. Here's a few examples and suggestions to get you started:Invest in verticle shelving.
Check out these 4 ways to add a little south-of-the-border vibe—and don't forget to mix and match!1. Add plants and cacti for a Mexican-Style Boho-Chic vibeNothing says Mexican boho-chic more than earthy pottery with a collection of miniature blooming cacti. It's a low-maintenance centerpiece that adds the perfect pop of color.Mexican Cinco de Mayo style is all about layering!
For example: something as simple as a few throw rugs really ground each area. Adding a few accessories—especially appropriate textiles and décor elements—creates a sense that the area has been fully finished.Use visual height to make the space look larger.Create visual heightWhen dealing with limited square footage. visual height is one of your best tools for making your space feel as large as possible.
First. consider proportions of the room. You'll want to account for the size of your table. and the proportions of your room itself. If your formal dining room table seats 10 people. you may want to look into a row of matching pendants. But. if the room only seats your family of four. perhaps a single chandelier will do the trick. As a rule. your light fixture should cover 2/3 of the table.