Purchasing your first home is a time of excitement and joy. It is a thrilling experience that everyone should feel proud of. While it is a joyous time, it also forces people to make a lot of decisions that they must live with for years and years. One of the biggest things you must decide is how you want to decorate the interior of your home. You can choose to bring all of your old furniture with you and pay movers fees to do this, or you can save on these moving costs and opt to purchase all new furniture.
Purchasing all new furniture may seem like a costly investment, and it is, however, it may be the smartest way to buy furniture. Buying new furniture at one time saves you money on your move and allows you to shop and bundle. This will likely help you get a huge discount and save even more money on high quality furniture. Another great reason to buy new furniture when purchasing a new home is that it will allow you to achieve a cohesive style for your entire home. You can find statement pieces for your home that match the overall style of the house. If you are unsure of what style you want, you can use this furniture guide to help you create a cohesive style with statement pieces for any room.
Modern Furniture Styles
Modern furniture styles are becoming more and more popular in homes today. A modern home typically includes furniture’s pieces with clean and crisp lines. The walls and items in the home fall within a simple color palette and include a lot of grays, whites, and blacks. They feature a variety of materials in the home, including different types of metal, glass and only subtle hints of wood.
If you are looking to achieve a modern style within your home you will likely want to get a couch or loveseat in your living room. Try looking for a white or gray couch with metal legs. You can complement this with a dining room table in an open living area. Some of the best dining room tables in a modern home features metal legs on the chairs and table with a glass top. You should also have a clean and functional coffee table or end tables throughout the home. The tables can be made of any material that you want; however, they should be simple and feature straight lines. If you do use metal in the home, try to keep all the metal consistent. Try using all brass or all steel. In addition, area rugs in the home should be square or rectangular to keep the feel of straight lines throughout the home.
Traditional style homes feature curved lines, wood furnishings, a variety of color palettes, different textures and a variety of different accessories throughout the home. This style is most commonly associated with Europe because they value the arts and design more than other countries. If you are looking to show off your home and your taste you may want to use this style to help you do so.
To create a traditional home, you will want to have a living room that includes a couch, recliner, coffee table, large end tables, elaborate lamps, and a large wooden entertainment stand. These items should all features curved lines and wood finishes. There is no right or wrong way to pick your layout, however, you should make sure that everything that goes into the room matches and works well together. Make sure all wood furnishings are the same color. All other areas of the home, like the dining room and bedrooms, should feature wood tables, and different textures around the room to achieve more elaborate design features.
The glam style can also be referred to as Hollywood Glam. This style includes luxurious pieces of furniture and design. It features bold colors with Victorian designs and elaborate textures. For instance, this design style will typically include straight lines and hints of modern styles but will do so in excess.
The living room of glam homes may include velvet furniture pieces or even velvet curtains. Every piece of furniture will be elaborate and often features hints of purple, red or blues. Most couches and beds will be decorated with plush and velvet decorative pillows to bring the style and colors together. In the living room you may often find a bar cart, several pieces of artwork displayed on the walls, reading tables, luxurious lamps and more. The bedrooms will often include a seating area with table and chair, a one of a kind beds, large modern dressers, and an exorbitant about of art.
Minimalistic Furniture Style
The minimalistic furniture style is growing in popularity around the world. This furniture style is great for homeowners who highly value function and cleanliness over stuff. This style takes away all of the excess from the home and includes only items that provide purpose and meaning to the home. It includes neutral and natural color palettes with a modern design.
If you are looking for this style in your home you will likely only have a few pieces of furniture throughout the home and none of them will be exceptionally large. You may have a small loveseat in the living room with a small coffee or end table. You will likely have a kitchen island and bar stools. In your bedroom you may have only a bed, one dresser, and an area rug. The simpler the better when it comes to the minimalist style. Homes that are fully achieving this style, will likely have bare walls and not much art to display. They may feature one small statement piece on the wall. They will likely avoid using decorative pillows and accessories in the home.
It is important to find a style that appeals to you and your family. You should research different pictures and visit many different furniture stores and online retailers to find the pieces of furniture that you love and must have in your home.