15 Subtle Ideas to Make Your Apartment Look Better

15 Subtle Ideas to Make Your Apartment Look Better

An apartment with a glamorous look and a luxurious feel is an envious accomplishment. But many times, rental laws and landlord rules crush your innovative, decorative ideas. There may be the budget crunch that  interferes with the acquisition of covetous floating shelves. Or the problem may lie in the teeny-weeny space which consumes all of your purported turf.

Believe it or not, with the following wholly applicable ideas, you will be able to make your apartment much better, more organized and a lot more glamorous.

1. Braiding is all inclusive to beautify anybody and anything

Just like you braid your hair to elevate its looks, performing the braiding over the lowly hanging curtains or drapes will definitely add a charm to them.


2. Setting up the delusional arrays

Rotating and replacing the items from the tea table and the cupboard will help confuse the memory of the visitors. This will affect them into thinking you are affluent and live in lavishness.

3. Decorative tape deepens the elegance

Alternative run of decorative tapes in the refrigerator and hanging baskets give a great look. You will be surprised to see the appliances take up a designer-like-look with the decorative tapes wrap.

4. Reuse and recycle – the 2R’s of interior décor

This idea not only saves the budget but also makes you practice innovation and creativity at your own level of comfort zone. Plus, while surfing the Internet, you will be able to find many tried and tested methods for this.


5. Mirror, mirror on the door, who is most beautiful of them all

Mirrors on the door give an impression of more spaces available as mirrors reflect the light. A spacious living room causes the flow of positive energy, and it also relieves the minds from the otherwise cluttered mess.

6. Lighting should adequate

Proper lighting elevates your decorative approaches. Visitors and guests can see your efforts just with the right amount of light. CFLs, and other bright lights make the panorama more interesting.

7. Go green

Cleanliness and greenery are the lethal combos for a marvelous look. A variety of plants, in different sizes, can make the spaces more vibrant.


8. Making the sleeping room colorful, and nocturne

Ordinary curtains do not add a sensual ambiance to the beloved  sleeping room. However, should you include multi-coloured curtains, you will feel the sensuality going up. This works miracles for intimate moments.

9. Frugal wall art is ok

Wall art need not be pricey or complicated pieces. Your amateurish calligraphies, a poster of your favorite artist, postcards from exotic locations, or even silly sketches made by your children are fine.

10. Cover it up

In case of doubts and a sure shot probable twinge of regret, it is better to conceal your skeleton-in-the-cupboard type unsightly pieces from the display using drapes.


11. Sleight of eyes is deceptive

Painting the walls just up to two-thirds from the lower portion is deceptive enough to conceal the exact height. It even affects the senses and gives a feeling that the ceiling is taller. This is advantageous in creating a certain magnificence to your apartment

12. Something for the children’s room

Color is often symbolic to imagination and progression. Painting your child’s room in cool and lively colors will stimulate their senses.

13. Cheer it up

It is possible to show your sense of humor and hospitality by tucking funny, likable and relevant quotes around the kitchen and living room.


14. A bit of cologne, two stacks of charcoal

Musty smells from the unexplored attic may encroach the hygiene of the indoor air. The indoor barbecuing, and sizzling adds particles of grime and oils to the air. Therefore, it is better to employ absorbents like charcoal or a bit of cologne to mask the smells after such events.

15. Experts are available

If you still sense any incompleteness in these decor endeavors, there are experts who comes at a price and who are available to share design ideas for new apartments with you. They will advise using feng shui and other ancient geo-friendly decorative concepts.

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We live in a world where brands surround us. We recognize companies through their logo designs rather than their service or products. Our philosophy is that if it’s a brand, it means it’s good. Why? Because it’s known and recognized by all. Youngsters prefer to wear Nike or Reebok footwear, even if there are the same designs in local companies, just because they will be easily recognized as branded by their friends and family.

A logo is a statement of a business or a company and a sign of individuality, which distinguishes one brand from another. Even a child would recognize the M of the McDonalds, even from far away. The people use the logo to associate with the brand or the company. Creating and setting up a business is easy, but making it a brand is difficult. To make your business a brand, the most important thing is to create an eye-catching logo design.


One must think that how difficult would it be to create a catchy logo? It is a major task.

There is a lot of work that goes into the making of the perfect logo, which is a recognizing factor for people. Here are some of the tips that will help you in creating a logo design that will make your business a brand.


Gauge the Market

Study your business or company and see the competitor company’s logo designs. Know the business in and out and write down all the important points and use them to create a related logo design.


Conduct research about the client and customers and the target market. What is the business about? If the products cater to children then create a colorful and lively logo, while if it is for corporate parties, then create a formal and attractive logo.


Link It

Whatever logo you design, keep in mind that it should relate to the company and the nature of business. The logo is used to recognize the brand, so it should have connections with the company’s history and future.

Use Resources

There are some applications available for you to download and create a perfect logo. You can use the variety of samples and tweak it a bit to your liking by changing the colors or font.


Font and Colors

Always make sure to use bold and striking colors. Study the color therapy and what affect each color has on the onlookers. Choose bright colors for an attractive and appealing logo design. Use creative fonts so that it instantly hooks up the customers.


Learn Photoshop, Adobe, and Illustrator for that eye-catching logo design. Create a customized logo design with abstracts and images, or choose a picture. You can also make use of solid shapes or go with a flow and retro design. A tagline or your company name or your name initials can also be a logo design. Just incorporate it in a unique way, so it stands out from the others.


The logo is a signature of your brand; it is one of the company’s most valuable assets. A well-designed logo is the one that exposes your business and communicates your message to the public.  Designing an eye-catching logo is not that simple as it sounds; it demands a lot of creative imagination and out of box thinking.  Whatever logo you design, ask your friends and family to view and ask them their suggestions and change and set it accordingly, as they represent the public. A well-designed logo should represent the true and perfect image of a company to the people. Make sure your logo design represents your brand and has striking effects.

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