Redecorating your house really isn’t that easy and it only gets even less so when you become stumped for ideas. The only real way to get over this lack of interior design ideas, is to sit down, put your feet up and have some tea or coffee.
I’m not joking, there’s really no substitute for getting a fresh perspective on things, like taking a break from everything for example. In the first place, you become more relaxed, and in the second place a steaming cup of tea or coffee is always welcome.
Now that you’re sitting down comfortably and are suitably relaxed, close your eyes and envision the room that you want to do up. Even if you are redecorate more than one room, it’s always a good idea to begin with one room first, working your way logically through to the next one and then the next one.
Before you begin your travel through the maze of interior design ideas, get yourself a notebook and pencil so that you can jot down any inspirational ideas you have before they are forgotten
So, simply sit back and picture the room in your mind. Try to see it as you want it to look. And if that’s too hard, first try to replace separate parts of your room or articles in it. This is always a good method of working. But, if you’ve still got a mental drought on interior design ideas, look through some interior design catalogues beforehand so that you have at least some basic ideas of what you can do to change your room.
The interior design catalogues don’t need to be anything more expensive than your free local department store catalogue, turned to the home furnishing section. Then again, these days you also get specialist stores which deal only with redecorating. If you have the time, a quick trip down to one of these might also help to end the lack of interior design ideas, and can possibly get you started again.
These stores will have decorated sets of many designs, giving you a good idea of what your room can look like if you bought those materials. However, if you’re going to go to one of those shops, expect to shell out some money, as no matter how hard you try to keep a tight hand on your wallet, you’ll always find something you want to buy.
This is not always a bad thing, but unless you watch out you could end up buying things you don’t really need and without a proper idea of what you want the room to look like, it can prove to be disastrous. Don’t worry though, just keep your goal in mind, you can go back home and make a start on redecorating your rooms the way you want to.
Furthermore, now that you’ve managed to get at least some interior design ideas of what you want your rooms to look like, your whole redecorating project ought to be that much easier and that much more fun.