There are many ways you can make your living quarters fit for a queen in a luxurious and blissful way.
Golden colors look inviting in candlelight. (Source: Cosmopolitan).
For elegance, go for neutral tones and paint your walls a zesty color to add spunk. Go for favorite paintings, pictures, makeup lights around mirrors, mementos that invite you in. Celebrities like Rachel Zoe even add their particular vintage clothes to the scene. (Source: Glamour).
According to a magazine poll, 67 percent of women tackle projects around the house themselves. Thirty-six percent of ladies polled say they splurge most on the bed.
If you’re a free spirit like singer Mariah Carey you could put butterfly tiles on the floor. You may have a signature color like pink that makes a room explode with life. For instance, you could have a pink jambox handy in the bathroom. Nowadays some sigle women aren’t waiting to get married to get the monogrammed drinking glasses, either. While you’re at it, if you’re an Asian buff, put some Chinese print soft shoes in a big basket.
Use vintage bowls to hold makeup and pour new cosmetics into pretty bottles. Make your area burst with happiness by framing album covers. While you’re at it use this time to show off your collection whether it be perfume bottles, mirrors, or little boxes. You can even drape sentimental items such as pearls on a mirror. For a sensual makeup experience, install dimmers in lights and lamps. To let people into your world, make a collage of photos on a white corkboard and add wood to the bathroom. And speaking of bathrooms, white bulbs are the closest to natural light. Display fluffy towels in a basket or on a shelf in plain view. Put fresh-cut or dried flowers in a clear vase
Mix textures and patterns, try a low coffee table, and accent with brights to finish off the effect throughout the home. (Source: Art Streiber). According to Marie Neuman’s L.A. Store, patterns give a room personality.
In the main area like the living room, “Black Thumbs” can line their walls with painted plants, creating a tropical greenery of paradise.
At the New York store John Derian, the designer travels the world, scoping out flea-market finds and incorporates them into his store’s offerings.
Decorating expert Katie Fine recommends that when starting out, begin making the walls come alive before anything else. But ignore decorating fads and search for your own true personality.
You can even use items in your closet for decorating allure like taking those Crocs you used to run around in and planting Ivys in them.