A couple of items to think about before making your decision. Does the piece you want to recover need a new look? Is the frame of the piece still in good shape? Is the item you would like to recover a favorite piece of furniture? Or – is the item a perfect size and shape for a particular spot in your home? If you answered yes to these questions, a slipcover might just be your answer. And don’t limit yourself to just upholstered pieces; slipcovers are a great idea for hardwood and metal chairs as well as an easy way to get a whole new look and feel for a room.
Interior decoration ideas provide good guidance for family rooms you can use one decorative piece or piece of furniture as the focal point and decorate around it. One high quality piece of furniture, electronics or a painting can carry the effect of the whole room and you can decorate around it. Be careful and don’t over decorate, since all the family members will spend time there space is important. A good suggestion is having multi-tasking furniture that can be opened and folded back to save space.
Custom made and fit slipcovers are not inexpensive; consider the amount of fabric and the labor involved. They serve a multitude of functions and will be well worth your investment. A slipcover can actually increase the longevity of your initial purchase, the sofa or chair you are covering, by protecting your piece from every day wear and tear. Think of all the kids, feet, pets and spills that end up on your sofa. Now the dirt and grime can end up on your slipcover and then easily disappear into the washing machine!
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.
Experiment in miniature – Draw a layout of the room on paper and cut out paper miniatures of all the furniture and large belongings you will be placing inside it. Experiment with moving everything around, choosing different seating layouts, focal points and other arrangements. This will help you generate ideas and allow you to find the most practical and pleasing way to arrange your room.