One of the coolest things about owning your own home is that you can create your own world to live in! Do you love vibrant colors or do you go for the neutral tones? Are you daring enough to give your wall some texture and we’re not just talking wallpaper. Summer is here and it’s a season associated with many different feelings and impressions. Flowers are in full bloom, fruits are changing colors and overall everything feels a bit warmer and sun-kissed. In Pasadena our roads are experiencing the purple explosion from all the blossoming Jacaranda trees! To give our readers some inspiration for their own home Pasadena Views Real Estate Team searched high and low to find the most exciting and fun interior design trends for this summer!
A wall is not just a wall
The easiest thing when touching up a wall is to paint it in one color, usually a white or neutral color. It definitely makes it simpler to match furniture but try to look at your wall as a canvas. One suggestion to give the wall more texture and life is to try 3D wall art. There are many different techniques and objects to choose from. Everything from beautiful paper flowers, metal birds or why not yarn that is threaded from nail to nail to form a pattern or word? You can also try to create your own mural using blocks of wood either in different colors or just stained to keep the natural patterns of the wood. To bring in nature to your home we’ve also seen limestone used to create a tile-like wall texture. Read more and get inspired here
Colors, colors, colors
Every year new painting colors are produced and there are endless opportunities. A color can make a room feel warm, cold or even make you feel like you’ve been transported to the Moroccan dessert! We checked in with ELLE Décor to see what 2014 colors are on their palette and found nature inspired colors such as a Radiant Orchid, Red Cayenne and Violet Tulip. For the cooler colors certain grays and blues are topping the charts!
Give your home some shiny details that will catch your visitors’ eyes and also reflect the gorgeous light that comes through your windows. Gold and bronzed accents on frames and mirrors add warmth to your home. Brass is also popular and adds a touch of elegance and depth to your interiors. By mixing different metals you create the feeling of having collected items with their own history. Here are some do’s and don’ts when choosing metals for your interior design. Here are some do’s and don’ts when it comes to mixing metal finishes