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Creative Ideas That Will Make Your Room Cool and Chic

Creative Ideas That Will Make Your Room Cool and Chic

No matter how much we love a room or our entire house, sooner or later it comes to a point when we get a little bored of the same things. Before you go overboard and start planning a whole redesign, even if you can afford it, consider small changes.It’s easier to start with the areas or corners you like the least or the ones not working with your everyday flow anymore. A little moving around, stacking, rotating, adding, or subtracting can result in desirable results. If more action is needed, grab some paint and give furniture – or part of it – a new face.

Using personal pictures and memories ensures for not getting bored easily, if you are strongly connected to what you see. There’s no need to keep the fine china or the expensive objects tucked away in cupboards either. Display everything you love proudly and let your home be a reflection of who you are and how you live. For everyone crafty and with spare time, DIY projects that cost next to nothing can be easily tackled. Adapt the colors and shapes to your likings and again, do whatever expresses your taste. For the harder projects that require more strength, technical knowledge, or tools, you might need some help.

Before hiring a professional, look among friends and relatives for someone who can help you for less money or in exchange of another task you’re good at. Let’s have a look at the easy ideas to help you transform any room.

1. Paint a wall in a rich color to add warmth and focus to the room

bold wall

    2. Incorporate a raw element from nature into the room decor

    branch

      3. Add bookends on the shelves or library

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      bookend

        4. Paint or wallpaper the ceiling and two walls facing each other, to tie an asymmetrical room together

        ceiling

          5. Add a swing chair on a corner of a room for extra character and a cozy space to wind down

          swing chair

            6. Create your own simple art to display

            art

              7. Amp up your stair game with pictures of favorite memories or a theme you like

              stairs

                8. Refresh your fridge with washi tape or contact paper

                fridge

                  9. Stack a couple of random objects to create a nightstand or side table

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                  nightstand

                    10. Divide an open space into zones with airy shelves made of wood

                    divide

                      11. Turn classic architectural details into modern ones with paint or washi tape

                      washi tape

                        12. Hang plants from the ceiling or put them above higher furniture

                        plants

                          13. Stack all your books or magazines in a single high pile for visual interest and less clutter

                          books

                            14. Make a display of vases and flowers to hang and form a hook in the kitchen or bathroom

                            vases

                              15. Decorate a simple mirror with colored or natural stones

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                              mirror

                                16. Hand write on the walls for a unique, statement making, decor

                                handwriting

                                  17. Make a coastal style light with driftwood

                                  light

                                    18. Add a big framed mirror close to a room’s corner to shift the perspective and create the illusion of bigger space

                                    framed mirror

                                      19. Raise your bed on a platform with built-in storage to gain more storage

                                      raised bed

                                        20. Hang a basket from the ceiling and fill it with fruit or flowers for an impromptu accent

                                        basket

                                          21. Create a shelving unit with modular shelves, boxes or crates, and paint the insides with a splash of color

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                                          shelves

                                            22. Make whimsical curtain rods with wood branches

                                            curtain rods

                                              23. Revamp simple tables or stools with paint

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                                                24. Put pots of greenery across your room to brighten up the whole space

                                                green pot

                                                  Don’t forget that in order to eventually love your home and not get bored easily, you should take your time. Reflecting and considering how you want it to look like should take much more time than doing the projects and changes. So go easy and start small, letting some time pass between each change, to see how you feel about each one. The last thing you want is go overboard with all of the projects above and end up hating how your space looks, after spending valuable time and money.

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                                                  Last Updated on February 11, 2021

                                                  The 20 Most Creative Instagram Accounts That Will Inspire You

                                                  The 20 Most Creative Instagram Accounts That Will Inspire You

                                                  Instagram allows you to see exactly what inspires people and how creativity is drawn from their everyday life. We use Instagram to capture what makes us smile, what brings joy to our life, and what we are passionate about, and the accounts listed below are sure to inspire you in turn.

                                                  Here are our 20 top creative Instagram accounts that you should be following today.

                                                  1. Humans Of New York

                                                  Brandon Stanton walks the streets of New York City taking street photography, and he gets his subjects to open up about life details that even many family members may not know about them. It makes you smile and connect with the images at a new level.

                                                   2.  Paris in Four Months

                                                  Carin Olsson moved to Paris and is documenting every part of her experience, from the macaroons to the Eiffel Tower with all of its shimmering lights. If you want to go to Paris but can’t get there today, Carin will take you.

                                                  3. Civilized Caveman Cooking

                                                  George Bryant offers up more than his love for cooking Paleo cuisine as he shares more about life, joy, and happiness. His coined hashtag is #hugsandbacon.

                                                  4. Andrew Knapp

                                                  Andrew has taken the world by storm with his adorable version of Where’s Waldo? His version is Find Momo, and stars his border collie.

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                                                  5. Idafrosk

                                                  Ida Skivenes has developed a knack for food art. From the world of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to Strawberry Fields Forever, she has recreated it all with food.

                                                  6. GrandmaBetty33

                                                  Grandma Betty is fighting cancer and is inspiring others to smile and be happy in life. She brings a smile to your face instantly and is like having your grandma right beside you.

                                                  7. Maya_on_the_Move

                                                  Tania Ahsan captures the world of her cute bulldog, Maya, on her adventures in New York. Maya makes appearances that will make you smile, laugh, and inspire you to go out and create something special.

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                                                  8. Leoleoparis

                                                  Leo captures the life on the streets of Paris. Most of his work is done in black and white, offering that iconic Parisian look.

                                                  9. Jacob Santiago

                                                  Jacob Santiago creates stunning, vibrant images around New York City, showcasing the architecture and streets. I’m sure you haven’t seen the streets of NYC like this before.

                                                  10. Julie’s Kitchen

                                                  Julie Lee showcases how everyday produce can create colorful art designs. At first glance, you think it is just a design; then, a second take illustrates that it is really fruits and vegetables.

                                                  11. iloveplaymo

                                                  iloveplaymo brings together photography and Playmobil toys in action. The images are up to date with current world events and everyday life.

                                                  12. “Red” Hong Yi

                                                  Red Hong Yi loves to paint without a paintbrush. Her style uses daily items to create lovely images.

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                                                  13. Alexis Diaz

                                                  A breathtaking artist from Puerto Rico who loves to paint murals. Alexis’s work is featured all over the world.

                                                  14. Murad Osmann

                                                  Murad Osmann is a music video producer, but his claim to fame on Instagram has been his photographs with his girlfriend leading him by her hand.

                                                  15. Simone Bramate

                                                  Simone Bramate is a storyteller who just so happens to take delightful photos as well.

                                                  16. Willie Kessel

                                                  Willie Kessel brings beach life right to your smartphone. Amazing surf and lifestyle images that take your mind off of all of the work and stress in your life.

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                                                  17. Nick Ulivieri

                                                  Nick Ulivieri is a talented photographer who loves to capture the windy city of Chicago and skies, especially during storms. His images are gorgeous and make you realize how wonderful life really is.

                                                  18. Jo Jerry

                                                  Jo Jerry’s landscape photos around Santorini, Greece, make you want to book a flight immediately. The bright colors and simplicity in the images make his photos stand out from the rest.

                                                  19. GoPro

                                                  GoPro uses fan-sourced images on their account that are all captured with a GoPro. Creativity to the max is used in these images and range from the grocery store to incredible surf.

                                                  20. Vin Farrell

                                                  Vin Farrell is a creative who works on the agency side for large clients and has a knack for photography. His iPhone captures amazing aerial images around NYC and the world.

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