It is always a blast helping a family decorate a home, especially exploring new design trends and styles. It brings me joy when I can help bring out the interior design style of a homeowner, that did not know they had one. It is equally, just as exciting sharing new design ideas with our readers, which brings me to this post about bringing nature into your home’s interior design. It is not a stretch to imagine that this would be a trend, since Eco-friendly design has been front and center in the design world for awhile now. Even if you are not the Eco-friendly person, there are several great ways to bring the outdoors inside to your interior design.
Let’s start with color and natural tones and textures found in nature. The over arching theme in nature is the warmth and beauty of natural elements. However, that does not mean that cool colors and tones are not found in nature, take a look at the sky and the ocean, which are more cool undertones.
When you are looking at redesigning your home, for instance a kitchen remodel, bathroom remodel, flooring remodel or a paint remodel project you have lots of options to choose from. In the kitchen you can go with Bamboo Cabinets or a wood butcher block island, if you want to be very literal in bringing in natural elements. In the instance of your bathroom, you can use pebbles for your shower floor which are exhilarating to the touch and add beauty to the shower or on the walls as an accent design. Another example of natural flooring options include bamboo flooring, wood flooring or cork flooring throughout the entire home. Bamboo and Wood flooring are two timeless classic looks that come in a wide variety of colors and styles. Cork flooring as an option has real modern edge that is Eco-friendly and extremely soft to the feet. [Read more…]