How to decorate every room in your house
Posted January 22, 2016
Decorating your home can seem like a daunting task, but we’ve got a few tips from the experts at M/I Homes and Saussy Burbank in Briar Chapel, a new home community in Chapel Hill, NC. Check out what we’ve learned from their gorgeous model on how to decorate every room in your house!
This room is arguably (not really) the most central space of your home, providing a place for everyone to gather and be together. Your kitchen should be accessible, easy to move about in, and most of all – fashionable. Whatever theme you choose for your kitchen, be sure to stick with it – whether it’s appliances, dishes, the soap dispenser, or the color of your drawer inserts, make sure everything follows the color scheme of your choice. In this home at Briar Chapel, the kitchen has a homey, country-style and a welcoming feel.
The cream coloring of the cabinetry and countertops and soft, pastel accent pieces work well with their theme, as well as the basket-woven bar stools and the mason jar storage containers. Overhead pendant lighting provides soft light over the island, where residents may eat or prepare food, and the dark hardwood flooring adds a final finishing touch to this sweet, Southern kitchen.
Divine Dining Spaces
Dining rooms are meant to be a separate place from your kitchen, and therefore can have a different scheme or theme for your decor without it being too jarring of a change. Your dining space shouldn’t be too cluttered, but it also shouldn’t lack for appropriate decor.
At Briar Chapel, their dining rooms exude class and luxury, making the room feel elegant and like you’re dining in a luxurious restaurant. Although this model opts for wallpaper, painting the room is also an excellent choice. Go for neutral or darker colors, so that your subtle accent pieces and sparse decor can really pop. Choose furniture that complements the colors in the room, but not too well. The furniture should blend, not stand out. Let the accent pieces grab attention, not the table or chairs.
Mastering Your Master
Ahh, the master suite. This room will potentially be your favorite of the house, as it’s where you go to calm down and unwind after a long day, and where you’ll wake up in the morning and begin a new one.
Many trends in master suites have come and gone over the years, but home owner’s desire to have ample amounts of natural light has not, as well as a room big enough to accommodate a king-sized bed.
The master suite at Briar Chapel by M/I Homes also has a trey ceiling, which makes the room feel even bigger. The colors are serene and calming, and the dark color of the walls balances the lighter yellow accents and is also complemented by the amount of light coming into the room. Saussy Burbank also chose to decorate with yellow accents, pairing them with a light beige and teal coloring on the rugs and wall decor. If you want to go with a neutral look throughout the whole room, the one mistake that’s easy to make is to choose colors that are too alike, and result in a room that feels very blasé. Balancing your colors and choosing an accent color that pops is the way to succeed in your decorating.