This year, Rose Quartz and Serenity are the colors of the year

The Pantone Color Institute has selected Rose Quartz and Serenity as their colors of the year for interiors. Try using these calming shades of pink and blue in your interior plan. These soft shades of calm blue and serene pink make us feel more secure and at peace. When used in home décor, they add to our sense of well-being, helping take away the daily stresses of life in our own home environments. Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director, Pantone Color Institute®, says “Joined together, Rose Quartz and Serenity demonstrate an inherent balance between a warmer embracing rose tone and the cooler

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Mirrors expand the feel of a room and add dimensionality

Mirrors are a dramatic addition to a room. Their beauty is a reflection of your design style. Mirrors come in all shapes, sizes and frame styles to complement any décor. The look of a mirror adds pizazz, while the reflective nature of the glass makes a room appear larger and can also make a room seem lighter and more airy. A mirror can be the focus of a room or it can be a point of side interest. Sometimes you don’t even have to hang mirrors on the wall! A very large mirror that goes almost from floor to ceiling

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A clean, simple design style can make your life less stressful

The look of your home can give you peace of mind. Simplicity and order can provide a sense of calm. Simple doesn’t mean plain or unattractive. Simple design can create a sophisticated, traditional, elegant look or a modern, minimalist feel. The bottom line is reducing chaos and over-decoration, and minimizing clutter and confusion. – Plan only one or two focal points per room, so you can really “see” the beauty, rather than having a hodge podge of color and design elements. – Limit the number of colors in your design and stick with gentle colors, rather than bold primary colors.

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