Use Nature as an Inspiration for Your Home’s Decor

Relaxing and de-stressing by enjoying nature’s beauty can be a great way to reduce stress. It is possible to bring the beauty of nature indoors for easy access at any time. Here are some tips on how to decorate your home in a nature-inspired style for guests and yourself.

Utilize Natural Colors

Colors like brown, green, and yellow come to mind when you think of nature’s palette. The options are endless and include animal colors as well as neutral shades such as white or tan. Decorate rooms that resemble calm, peaceful natural environments and wildlife habitats. Bathrooms, with their water functions, look great in patterns that are sea-colored, such as teal, turquoise, and similar colors. For a lively touch, family rooms can be painted in tan and accented with forest green.

Natural Light

Natural light can give a more lifelike impression of nature than artificial lighting. For enjoyable times at home, light window coverings and drawn shades allow plenty of moonlight or sunlight to enter. French doors that lead to the patio or a front entry with windows on the sides or top will allow light into the foyer. To save on utility costs, use as much natural light as possible.

Select Nature-themed Decor

Floral wall art and paintings add a lovely touch to your home. Flowers can be used to bring together all the colors, textures, and lighting that are found in nature. A large floral picture can be the focal point of a room, tying everything together. A smaller group of floral framed art can be used to brighten up a room or add color.

Include Natural Elements

Add pebbles and stones to your home theme. You can also add moss, water, and wood. The addition of a jar filled with colored stones or artistic stones around a fireplace or on a table as centerpieces will create a natural outdoor look. Wood and moss can be used to enhance floral arrangements. Water in decorative containers like fish tanks or decorative vases will give a feeling of life.

Look for inspiration when you go on a hike or a walk through the woods. You can find it in the rocks, trees, meadows, streams, and even the stones themselves. Find unique ideas for bringing a bit of nature into your home.

Mary H. Priestley

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