For many of us, an ideal home is a reflection of elegance and sophistication, and one interior design style embodies these two qualities – modern glam. A style reminiscent of silver screen starlets, the glam look can easily be incorporated into your decor. Infuse your space with these seven elements of modern glamour.
A neutral color palette for a perfect backdrop: The first step towards turning your home into a glam haven is to create a soothing backdrop. Use neutral colors such as while, beige and light gray to infuse the space with a sense of serenity, and add wallpapers with damask print to create accent walls and make the room pop. For the kitchen, add a backsplash using a marble pattern to enhance visual interest as well as increase the functionality of your kitchen. As for the bathroom, use shiny metal tiles to highlight the vanity and boost the glam factor.
Simple furniture with clean lines and modern design: After you have designed the perfect backdrop, it is time to add the furniture. Glamorous living spaces are usually filled with modern, simple furniture that has clean lines and minimalistic design. Neutral, simple furnishings will give prominence to other elements in your living space, which you can swap up and coordinate with the seasons, while the background remains the same, saving you time and money in the long run.
Textured pillows and cushions: When it comes to accessories, throw pillow is a great way to freshen up your living space without breaking the bank. Implement textured pillows and cushions to glam up your home and increase the visual appeal of the interior. Velvet, Faux fur, and silk are luxurious fabrics that can enrich your space and make it extravagant in a matter of seconds. Use them to spruce up your living room sofa, bed and armchairs. The soft texture of these materials will add the pizzazz to the room, while also increasing the sense of comfort.
Shiny metallic to pump up the glam factor: The easiest way to infuse your living space with glamour is to include heavy metals. Picture frames, lamp bases and candle holders in metallic hues go a long way in enriching your interiors and look great when paired with neutral shades. Your bedroom could also benefit from a little touch of bling – mixed-metal wallpaper will add a touch of luxe, while metallic gold curtains will perfectly frame the windows and add the wow factor. The fixtures in your bathroom could be replaced with their newer, trendier versions such as tap ware in gold, copper, and bronze hues.
Subtle yet effective mirrors: Similar to metallic, mirrors are an effective decorative tool n designing a glamorous living space. Often used by interior designers, mirrors have a variety of functions. From making the interior feel more spacious to creating the illusion of a window, mirrors serve multiple purposes, which is why you should definitely implement them into your luxurious living space. Adorn your walls with large, framed mirrors to add focal points and up the level of glamour in your home. A mirrored side table for a coffee table are also great ways of using mirrors in your interior without going overboard.
Dramatic lighting for a sophisticated look: While designing a glamorous space, be sure to implement multiple sources of light. A bright, overhead light won’t do much for creating the right mood in your glam interiors. On the other hand, strategically placed wall sconces and table lamps go a long way in creating the perfect ambience in your living space. Decorate your coffee and dining tables with elegant, white candles placed in clear glass candlesticks. Make your space more dramatic by adding a crystal chandelier – It will act as an embellishment in your home, instantly gravitate the attention towards it.
Elegant bouquets of various sizes: Adding flowers is one of the least expensive for creating glamorous interiors. A great way to freshen up your living space, a bouquet of freshly picked flowers will create an aura of sophistication in your home, introducing a homely vibe. Its vivacious blooms will add a pop of colour to your interiors, while the subtle fragrance lingering in the air will make your house feel cozy and welcoming. Vary the sizes of bouquets and place them strategically throughout your space and choose many blooms in one shade for a high level of elegance.