Open floor plans … According to US News and World Report, there are 9 Interior Design Trends to Look Out for in 2019 and open floor plans are among them. So if your buying, renting or selling you may be experiencing open floor plans trend first hand!
Here are 4 tips to decorate Open Floor Plans.
Open floor plans require careful planning & selection of furniture is important.
Opening up the kitchen creates an entertaining flow into the adjoining rooms such as the dining room and/or family room.
Selection of furniture is important; such as the counter stools that function and look great comfortable enough for long lingering breakfasts or watching TV.
Notice how the sectional sofa along with the area rug defines the family room area. But the artwork blurs the line between the kitchen & Family room.
Equally important is the color flow throughout open floor plans. And color includes paint, flooring, furniture, and accessories.
Add layers of color as in the image below from the 2016 HGTV Smart Home. Repeating a color palette of blue, green, gray and white creates a soothing flow throughout the space.
And open floor plans work best with clearly define the spaces.
This large Open Concept Floor plan includes a family room, living room, dining room, and kitchen.
And the key to developing an open floor plan … is by designating spaces then defining them. How? with a good floor plan that includes area rugs, artwork, accessories and furniture placement. The room below is clearly laid out with a smart floor plan.
Lastly, open floor plans can also include cased openings creating a sense of separation within a large space.
Color flow creates a sense of cohesion even if your open concept floor plan includes large cased openings as in the image below. The color palette below from HGTV Urban Oasis 2017 guides you through the rooms with ease from the Kitchen into the Dining Room then into the foyer.
Thanks for visiting today, we hope you’ve left inspired! ~ Nancy
be happy + be comfortable in your home
Stop by and see what’s new on our shopping site!
Today’s Featured Product: Snap Draperies in Tea Rose is a soft Millennial Pink color. A linen/cotton blend available in many colors and 4 designs styles.
Snap is one of our favorite draperies. In addition, all of our draperies are named after dogs we know and Snap was our Golden Retriever!
Simply Relaxed Home Decor
With free shipping site-wide …