Sustainability is a concept that has become very much a part of our daily lives, and this is also the case for the house-building sector. Building with innovative materials, optimizing resources and the electrical installations in the buildings and decorating with ecology in mind are just some of the keys to making a home into a green space. As a home-owner, we are better placed to make choices about our interior décor, so this would be the best place to start on creating an environmentally-friendly home, so how about going for natural decoration?
The aim of organic interior décor projects is to create spaces are in harmony with nature. This way, it is possible to create a relaxing environment in every room and to turn your house into a spring of wellbeing.
To put this concept into practice you must first be clear that natural décor is based on designing sustainable buildings. This means that it is about more than filling your house with plants but about making real use of eco-concepts. It is also about functional decorative element and respecting existing resources.
Using organic or recycled materials should therefore form the basis of the decoration of an ecologically sound home. Go for bamboo mirror frames, natural cotton curtains, linen rugs and natural furniture and fittings in every room.
The ideal colour scheme of a natural home is one in which green, blue or grey shades predominate. Think about the walls, floors and ceilings giving the appearance of a natural environment. When choosing your paint or wallpaper, opt for ones which are made naturally and which do not contain any synthetic components.
If you are looking to furnish your home with ecological furniture opt for those made from innovative materials produced from recycled paper and water. Another ideal alternative for decorating eco-spaces is to choose bamboo and natural wood furniture. If you enjoy recycling, why not hunt for second-hand furniture items and give them a new lease of life with a make-over?
Soft furnishings play a vital role in decorating your home naturally. Carpets, rugs and curtains are essential for insulating your home and providing your living spaces with warmth. They help to cut energy use and to reduce your electricity bills.
To complete your eco-friendly interior décor, why not add a few finishing touches to each room with accessories such as wicker baskets, small plants or decorative items that emulate the natural world. This way, as well as providing a splash of colour, you can add a personal touch to every corner of your home.
With these 5 tips you are sure to have no problem in filling your home with natural décor. Are you inspired to get to work?