By Humbert Julien. Living Room. Published at Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 - 19:21:51 PM.
Ultra violet rays or UV rays can damage your furniture and floors. These rays are what cause your furniture to fade and look worn. In order to protect your possessions, windows can be tinted. Tinted windows absorb more ultra violet rays. In addition, they inhibit people from seeing into your home easily but do not affect your ability to see outside.
Make the most of natural light in the room by keeping window dressings simple. If you are lucky enough to have high ceilings, full-length curtains are a good choice as they’ll draw the eye upwards and create the illusion of space, even if the square footage in your living room is a bit meagre. Subtle stripe designs add to the feeling of extra depth. If you do choose curtains, make sure they can be swept away from the window for light or alternatively go for Roman or roller blinds.
Get a high end feel with key pieces from different eras. Shades of linen and taupe gently blend with a wonderfully ornate stone fireplace and period coving in this subtly extravagant living room. A pair of elegant armchairs catch the light of the bay window which highlights their feminine paisley-print upholstery. The mid-century chair with iron frame makes a fashionable juxtaposition to the more traditional pieces.
A room without texture can feel dull and lifeless, so add tactile surfaces for warmth and interest. Get the linear look with narrow-gauge shirt and pyjama patterns – perfect for smart-casual sittings rooms. Layering up voiles, cotton, cord and canvas twill on upholstery, soft furnishings and curtain treatments brings warmth and cosiness in spades. Timeless ‘chino’ tones give this look an easy style, while country stripes get a modern makeover in different widths and scales. Mixing styles likes this injects rhythm into a room
Any content, trademark’s, or other material that might be found on the Gateway Grassroots website that is not Gateway Grassroots’s property remains the copyright of its respective owner/s. In no way does Gateway Grassroots claim ownership or responsibility for such items, and you should seek legal consent for any use of such materials from its owner.
© Copyright 2018 Gateway Grassroots. All Rights Reserved.