There are homes that when seen on images it looks like the images have been taken out of a magazine. This one which are featuring in this articles is actually one that is rental. It is obvious that there has been a lot of passion, love and attention to details invested in this home since every little corner in it is arranged in a brilliant way.
The homeowner has a successful career in a software company, she has a blog and is a loving mother at the same time. And her cozy and inviting home looks gorgeous! For those who love romantic atmosphere and want to recreate a little bit of it for their Valentine’s decoration, we hope you will find your inspiration here:
You can always achieve the desired touch with arranging the furniture
The homeowner was looking for a two or three bedroom home some years ago. She wanted to find a house for her daughter and her own self. Actually, it was the very first property that grabbed her attention because of its small lovely backyard and two story building. The homeowner knew that is a really rare chance to find such kind of home in California, so she didn’t need a lot of time to decide whether she took it or not. Well, it was not the most charming house the she was looking for but then she realized that it will be very very hard to find of property that was going to fulfill all her criteria. FYI she was looking for an old home with crown moulding and beautiful architectural details. In fact, it was the backyard that made her take the final decision.
Think about wall paint and light fixtures
The first step of remodeling the home was to repaint the walls. The advantage that the homeowner has was that she owns a landlord. The color chosen was beige. When doing the repainting, the newly moved in owner changed some light fixture in order to achieve a more romantic charmful look. For example, in the dining room you can find a beautiful vintage crystal chandelier that she found at a garage sell for $30.
If you don’t own a proper atmosphere, renovate the old one!
When finishing the repainting works the owner realized that it was all beige! Even the kitchen cabinets. So, she decided to make a more romantic looking interior and she painted them in white. The walls were immediately changed to blue-gray. It took her only 3 days but the result is stunning.
Your favorite style and colors
It doesn’t really matter if you love a lot of styles at the same time! Like Cottage style, French country and Shabby chic. Look how these three have been combined here in inseparable entity. Well a slight touch of elegance is also added. If you are planning to make a memorable Valentine’s day atmosphere you can always count on crystal chandeliers, old silver, vintage linens and lace and floral dishes. It is really up to you what kind of colors you are going to choose. Let them be your favorite ones because this is the way you will fell comfortable at your own place.
Create a spot in the house for the occasion
Some people love their dining rooms, for example. So is the case with the owner of the current project. She found her hutch on craiglist and her dining table and chairs at another store. Well, they needed some recovering and repainting works before they could get the present look.
Display your precious accessories and art.
Think about something that your parents bought you, for example, when you was young. Think about those little things that remained beautiful memories from your childhood. Even it may be an extravagant step, display them around the corner which you are arranging for the holiday. This is an action that will add a sentimental touch in the interior and will make the Valentine’s day atmosphere even more romantic and sincere.
Make a room of totally different interior
This is an extravagant decision that some may find crazy but it is a fantastic way to add a slight touch of different emotion in the house. For example, the homeowner plans to make her 16-years-old daughter’s room in black, white and bright green. Something totally different from the rest of the romantic atmosphere. But it is important to follow the personal preferences of each member of the family.
An advice for beginners
Don’t stop in front of nothing! Don’t be afraid of experimenting and make your dreams come true! There is a lot of tips on the internet, also here in Founterior, so we are certain that you will find your inspiration somewhere.
And now, have a look at the images and tell us in the comments section below which is your favorite inspiration?