A. Using Accent Colors
Using a splash of color can change the look of any space in the home. Cobalt blue is one of the most popular color choices in home and fashion design and since it is such a bold color, it should be used as an accent color rather than a primary color. If you do not have the time or money to have your crown molding painted this color, the same look can be achieved by displaying Cobalt blue colored decorations or appliances in your space. By using the color this way, you won’t have to commit to using it on the walls. This will allow you to be able to change the accent color of the room whenever you feel like it.
B. Bathroom Decorating
The bathroom is one of the most popular rooms in any home and is often the most remodeled room in the home. Many times, the state of the bathroom makes or breaks the sale of a home, since a remodeled bathroom can increase the home’s overall value. It is not uncommon for a potential homeowner to fall in love with the bathroom design and make the decision on buying the home based on the bathroom alone. Today, you will find that showers are becoming more popular than bathtubs due to the multi-function heads and the ability to have steam showers, making showers more enjoyable. For those people who still love the idea of a bathtub, stand-alone tubs are and will always be timeless and sophisticated. However, if you would rather a playful-vibe in your bathroom, incorporating fun shower curtains can instantly energize your space!
C. The Cabinets
The use of broken lines and floating shelves has revolutionized what your cabinetry should look like. Not only does this super-modern design give your home an updated look, but it also conserves space without losing storage capacity! Bulky hardware is also a thing of the past – sliding doors and cabinets with touch-latches will take over your friend’s kitchens and pantries this year.
Having the right appliances in your kitchen can make or break a home remodeling project. This year it’s all about enjoying the little things in life and this is why items such as cappuccino machines and Panini grills are making a come-back. What’s better than your own at-home bistro anyway? With all of these new appliances coming into play this year, it’s a smart idea to have your home electric outlet updated. Did you know you can have outlets installed that include a USB port so not only can you enjoy your double espresso latte, but you can do so while listening to your iPod?
The new look of today is actually an old look as the style goes back to the basics of stone, wood, metal. The use of these materials allows home remodeling projects to look more earth-friendly. The use of recycled glass and bamboo allows your project to last for a long time. If you’re not quite ready for a large home remodeling project, incorporate mason jars and copper mugs into your glassware collection to give your dinner parties a fun and rustic vibe.
Using these A, B, C’s (and D & E’s) of remodeling will be helpful whether you are going to do-it-yourself or hire someone else to do the job for you. This list will guide you in making sure that you take advantage of the top trends in home remodeling. If you are not sure that you have the time or experience that is needed to complete a remodeling project, hiring an experienced handyman can definitely be helpful.