decorating white spaces

Secrets to Stylish White Spaces

Written on May 2, 2012 at 4:42 pm , by

One of the strong trends in design this decade is to lighten and brighten spaces with a fresh coat of white paint on the walls, but some struggle with how to make an all white space interesting.  There are several ways to avoid an austere feeling in white space and instead create a visually appealing one.  Here are a few ideas to ensure your white spaces are always stylish and never sterile. 

Bring Nature Indoors.  Botanicals and textures from nature can be easily brought indoors to make a white space come alive.  Think of layering with the best that mother nature offers with cut leaves, indoor trees, and fresh flowers, and don’t forget about all those river rocks, branches, or shells found on your outdoor adventures.

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Blank Canvas for Art.  The benefit of having white walls is they are the perfect backdrop for placing the spotlight on what’s on the wall, whether it’s vintage or whimsical prints or abstract or large scale art. 

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