Making the right choices for decorating a large, empty room can be very overwhelming. Sometimes hanging art on the wall or moving your furniture to a different corner just isn’t enough to make the harsh, empty environment feel warm and inviting. When you enter a room in your home, you want it to feel like you are welcome.
If you have a large room that you are trying to fill, don’t just pack it with clutter for the sake of taking up space. That can end up being more stressful than the original empty space. When you are considering bringing more of a cozy home feeling to large room, there are a few main things to keep in mind.
Tone it down
One of the main things that can make a room feel cold and uninviting are the choices of color. Sure, that bright blue paint looked great in the store, but now that you’ve filled your room with it, you find that it’s more like staring into a never-ending sky. If you want to make your room cozier, be sure to opt for colors that are warm, neutral, or earthy, and somewhat dark. Choosing these types of colors makes it seem almost as if the walls are closer to you, instantly bringing a feeling that is already more like home.
Big spaces, big pieces
Imagine filling your bedroom today with all of the furniture and decorations you had as a child. You will quickly understand that the size of the furniture in your room is extremely important. Putting small pieces of furniture in a big, open spaces creates an even bigger feeling of separation. When you are looking for furniture to fill your large room, be sure to keep an eye out for the bigger pieces. Search for furniture with tall and broad features that will take up plenty of floor and wall space. Bigger isn’t always better, but in this case it is best.
Just add water
Once you have chosen the color of your walls, and the furniture you like most, the last step is adding an indoor waterfall or a water wall to complement your design. A beautiful wall piece will turn your large, open space into a viewing area where you can always enjoy the beauty and tranquility of a gentle waterfall. A choice like this will make your walls much more dynamic, and the steady flow of the water will calm you, and even help you sleep.
You don’t have to accept your large room and all of its unforgiving space. Just a few specific changes can make all the difference in the world. By making certain decorative decisions, your desolate cave can become a thriving, welcoming home.