14 Popular Interior Design Ideas That Turned Out to Be Completely Useless
Sometimes when we learn about new home decor ideas, we let our excitement get in the way of practicality. Suddenly a couch or dining room table that you’ve been dreaming about turns out to be a total burden. We’ve gathered the most common home decor mistakes that most of us have fallen victim to. Hopefully we can avoid them in the future.
Bright Side wants to share these common home decor mistakes with all of you so that you can make the most of your designs and be proud of your cozy, modern home.
When you renovate your house, you should always remember that your home is a single entity. That’s why homes should have a nice flow with each room having things in common with each other. If there are too many differences, you won’t feel comfortable — and worse, it may begin to annoy you.
Kids furniture might look nice but it’s easy to choose the wrong pieces that become annoying over time. Kids’ are always changing their minds, so it makes sense to choose more timeless pieces that they can’t grow out of so easily. That way you won’t waste money replacing things as they become unsuitable for your kids.
Glass tables really make a room look light and elegant, but these days they really aren’t unique. Sometimes these tables are even dangerous if kids are around not to mention impractical since they so easily show fingerprints on their surface. If you strive to make your room look lighter, try buying a mirror or adding some metal details. Just be sure to choose a table that is made of another material aside from glass.
Some people love floors with optical illusions, ceilings with pictures, and photo wallpaper. But remember, it’s these types of designs and patterns that tend to make things look cheaper and attract too much attention. You’d be better off choosing something more traditional while decorating in more subtle ways.
If you are always on top of every trend and do everything that the fashion industry dictates, you can lose tons of money and your nerves! Fashion has a tendency to change fast and it’d be a shame to purchase a ton of new decor just to throw it away when it becomes out of style the following season.