By Jacelyn Hymas. interior. Published at Tuesday, June 05th, 2018 - 09:52:21 AM.
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!
Just keep in mind that your new hardware should still complement the existing features in your home. creating a totally cohesive look.Add trim to your mirrorsBuilders are notorious for bare-bones bathroom design. especially when it comes to mirrors. They usually provide you with the option to upgrade fixtures and even lighting. but most builder-grade homes simply have unframed mirrors that lack personality.
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!).
Try a ceiling treatmentLook up! Most builder-grade homes don't do much with the ceilings. Usually. they're simply painted white. leaving more budget for other areas and details of the home. However. adding character to your ceilings can give your home a more lived-in. custom look. Try installing decking to give your ceiling more texture. or add a ceiling medallion to bring attention to a unique light fixture.