Monday, 4 March 2013

Calming Elements to Make Your Home a Peaceful Retreat

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No matter what you are going through in life, sometimes when it gets overwhelming all you need is calming decor to calm your nerves and soothe your soul. Implementing peaceful decor pieces is a simple way to create a peaceful solace in your home. Everyone needs a place to go home to that will instantly help calm them and give them a place to look forward to. If your home is currently not calming and your decorations do not provide you with extra peace, start thinking of ways to implement soothing decor into your home now.

Black and White Photographs –
Sometimes having colorful and bright photographs dispersed throughout your home can look too busy, causing anxiety instead of making you feel calm. Revamp your space and instead go with black and white photography. If you choose black and white photos and frame them with a simple monochromatic picture frame, this will create a calming space where you can go to recharge. Make sure the photos do not have distracting backgrounds and are preferably photos of landscapes and other simplistic scenes that will put you in a reflective mood in no time.


Wall Waterfalls –
Do you love the sound of water trickling in the background or perhaps just the sight of a wall waterfall calms you? If so, wall waterfalls not only look great in an office space, but they also go well in a bedroom, library, and other interiors as well. They create a serene environment that’s easy to sit back and relax in. Try investing in a wall waterfall and look forward to coming home after a long day at work and just relaxing.

Soft Lighting –
If your current lighting is super bright and glaring it’s time to find soft lighting that will make it easy for you to relax and enjoy in your interiors. Glaring indoor lights can cause headaches, make you feel anxious, and set the wrong type of mood for both you and company in your home. Instead provide lighting fixtures that offer a soft glow, such as lights that come made with a frosted glass, for example.

Sierra is a freelance writer who enjoys writing about a variety of topics, from fashion to interior design.

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