>  Life   >  What If My Room Redesign Doesn’t Quite “Feel Right?”

Have you ever tried to implement a full-scale renovation or redesign of a room in your household? Perhaps you spent time refurnishing some of the furniture upholstery, changed the carpet completely, removed the old textured wallpaper and repainted, or re-oriented everything within that space for it to feel new.


If so, you likely know that you’re never quite satisfied until you feel satisfied. That said, sometimes, your inner designer may feel that something isn’t “quite right” with all the work you’ve put in. That’s not to say you’ve made poor decisions, we’re willing to bet all of them were reasoned and purposeful.


So what then? What is it that the space is missing? Well, the secret may be quite surprising to hear. In this post, we’ll discuss the most common, yet hard-to-identify culprits.


This way, you can feel full satisfaction and begin flourishing in the wonderful new redesign you’ve implemented within the space. With that in mind, please consider some of the following advice to get started:


Consider Your Natural Lighting & Its Manipulation


It’s good to consider the natural lighting within the space and how it travels around the room. It might be that the room looks vibrant and lovely, but the light coming in from outside dulls some of the decorations you’ve made. 


Why not opt for a better-shaded set of Roman Blinds so that you can adequately determine how much light is let in? You could also have your windows cleaned to let in more during the day, or re-orient furniture so light doesn’t shine in the eyes of those sitting on the sofa. How you manipulate natural light, and supplement it with your own lighting fixtures, really can have a strong impact going forward.


Consider Matching Colors


It’s important to consider the matching colors of your room to see if they tie together. You don’t have to put together decorations as if you were designing a cool outfit, but you can still make the theme work. 


It might be that you keep the nautical theme in your master bedroom for example, with a light blue and white motif, wave stencils on the walls, and perhaps a feature wall that fits with the palette. This helps the space feel more cohesive, and less disparate in its design aims.


Consider Focal Points & Clutter


It’s always wise to consider the focal points of the space and how they influence the perspective of the room. For example, a cluttered space can be hard to mentally “digest” as soon as you walk into the room, causing a little confusion despite the wonderful decorations.


Simplicity, or flourishing simplicity is often the best approach to take here. Consider one or two focal points of the space to help the function of the room remain obvious. That might include a living room media center and fireplace, as well as a wider seating arrangement around a coffee table. Too many side tables, sitting tables, and bay window reading corners may add a little confusion to the space or make it feel too cluttered.


Depending on the room you’re in, this advice could be precise or less so. Make sure to review your room objectively to see which may be the case.


With this advice, you’re sure to plan a better outcome, even if your room redesign doesn’t quite “feel right.”


post a comment