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Contemporary home accessories can make a whole lot of a difference. In fact a contemporary home accessory, if used properly and placed or installed strategically, it can change or in effect, completely transform the entire appearance of your home. Contemporary home accessories are the perfect choice to liven up or to jazz up your home, and to transform sordid surroundings into a lively atmosphere that is apt for spending time with your family and friends.
There are a number of reasons behind why a person decides to install a home accessory. In most cases it is to improve the appearance of your home or living area, however, a number of people also get tired of the unchanged appearance and often decide to go for a change in surroundings.
Red color in feng shui – Red is a powerful color. It is primal and not easily ignored. It is the color of blood, the beating heart, birth, death and love. It is a romantic color used traditionally for Valentine’s day and in Chinese weddings for good luck. It is recommended for bedrooms to encourage lovemaking and early pregnancy. In feng shui it is the most yang (active) of all the colors and represents the fire element–and is the only color feng shui consultants use that is as effective as any of the elements.
We use red color in home decorating to warm an environment, to enhance appetite or encourage romantic feelings. Most people like red because it is an excitable color – it can make us more amorous.
Bring a piece of Africa, South America or Asia into your home, because ethnic fabrics are huge interior trend 2014. Ethnic fabrics, upholstery and prints look like they will be a popular interior trend 2014. Adding a fresh pizazz to your home from far off exotic lands can break up boring bland interiors and if authentic, can be fantastic conversational pieces.
So if you see a cushion, print or covering which is oozing with culture this year; don’t shy away. Colorful ethnic fabrics combined with a variety of luxurious textures are all the rage. The clash of bold colors against delicate patterns is the top interior trend for 2014.