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Creative Ideas For Hallway Decorating

Creative Ideas For Hallway Decorating

Creative Ideas For Hallway Decorating – Whether you are looking to re-decorate or refresh your hallway or you’ve just moved into a new house, there are always options for you to think through. One of the most popular ways to personalize a hallway is to give at a new coat of paint. However when deciding to paint make sure you’ve spent to the time to get a good color, one that not only matches your taste, but also one that ideally is going to lighten the hallway. Caution though, you may not want to make it too light as dirt or scuff marks will show up easily – especially if you have a young family or pets.


Touch Up Your Hallway!

Touch Up Your Hallway!

Often when decorating a home, the hallway is neglected. While not officially a room, there is likely more than one hallway in your home that is seen by every visitor that walks through your door. For that reason, decorating the hallway should take on the same importance as decorating the rest of your home. Below are the tips to help you touch up your hallway.

Reflections

Decorative mirrors are a great choice for your hallways. Since most hallways are rather narrow, hanging a mirror helps them appear a bit larger. Also, the light issue discussed above can be helped by mirrors as they will reflect and disperse light throughout the space.

Country Style Hallway Design

Country Style Hallway Design

Country Style Hallway Design – Country style at its heart is an open, comforting, natural look. Vintage pieces and natural materials evoke images of life out where there is more land than people. English country style features neutral and pastel colors, in combination with the bare wood.

Hallways by nature are transitions. They serve to link together the various rooms of a house and are usually given only a passing thought. With hallway decorating less is more, but function and fashion can go hand in hand to achieve a comfortable inviting look.

 

How To Decorate Your Hallway Successfully

How To Decorate Your Hallway Successfully

How you can decorate your hallway successfully? A home hallway, the pathway within – can be quite long or may be less than eight feet but it always leads people into your house and often generates the first impression. Decorating the hallway for maximum efficiency and use begins with good planning.

What to avoid when decorate your hallway?

If there is one thing a homeowner should avoid when choosing a decorating style for their hallway it is color arrangements that make the hallway appear smaller and darker. If the color scheme in a hallway is too dark, it can take on a tomb-like aura. It may also be a safety problem unless sufficient lighting is readily available in all areas of the length of the hall.

Mud Room Features You’ll Love

Mud Room Features You’ll Love


With the housing market still limping back from the brink, most people are continuing to renovate and improve their existing homes rather than purchase new ones. This means re-purposing old space to suit new needs, and adding on rooms to accommodate growing families. According to a 2012 American Institute of Architects (AIA) Home Design Trends Survey, one room that is increasing in popularity is the so-called “mud room.”

Mud rooms come in many forms, but they usually have a few main features in common with a living room. One, they always connect directly to the outside, and two, they always feature designs that maximize storage space. There’s virtually no limit to what one can do with a mud room, but the best ones are well-planned, well-designed and well-thought out.

If you’re thinking of adding a mud room to your house or turning an existing space into a mud room, here are a few ideas that you and your family will love.