Are you fond of making changes to the look of your home? Then what are you waiting for? Just start it. It’s just a cake walk. All you need is to be creative, imaginative and to have a good sense of colors, contrast and matching. There are many people who like to keep changing the setting of their rooms and furniture at few intervals to give their home a new look.
Does the space in your home look flat and ordinary? Redesign is the art of taking what you already have and recreating your favorite place on earth, your home. One of the simplest places to begin is looking at your furniture in your home in a fresh new way. You have surely thought it before – ”to slipcover or not to slipcover – that is the question.” It doesn’t have quite the ring of Shakespeare to it, but you get the idea. Do you cover your existing sofa with a slipcover, or do you just go out and buy a new one?
Consider balance and symmetry – When you look at your room, are there certain areas which appear cluttered with large objects while others seem awkwardly empty? Try and place items so that there is a sense of balance to the space you have used. Using symmetry helps a room look good too, e.g., placing matching items at both ends of a sofa or hanging the same sized picture frames at opposite ends of a wall.
Fabrication- Anytime you are about to embark on a custom made piece, do your research. An interior design professional can surely help you with your project. Or use professional organizations to find a reputable workroom, Window Coverings Association of America, for example) and always ask friends and neighbors about their experiences.
When Susan Kostelecky of SK Designs in Houston, Texas needed to design a slipcover for a little girl’s room, she took creativity to a new level when she designed a ”ballerina” slipcover. Decked out in tulle, satin, embroidered flower buds and ribbon, an old wooden rocker with a cane seat has been transformed into the belle of the ball. Not surprisingly, this is the favorite piece of furniture in the room.