Colors

Colors


Colors

This article is based on finding online a place where we would be able to test a color with our own home pictures, without the need to go somewhere. So we went to the online store of Benjamin Moore, and used the Color Viewer. We created a test account for this to try it out. Simple because we would like to be able to use our own pictures. After you register, you can upload your own pictures and even save them. Click on the picture to go there !

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We started with this test picture.

Colors - Benjamin Moore Color Viewer

And changed simple the left back wall in a different color.

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Colors - Benjamin Moore Color ViewerWe also changed the color in the below picture. And as you can see, even a little change in the color it will give a big difference in the room.

Colors - Benjamin Moore Color Viewer

And even if it would not be perfect (For example in our picture the lamp did get in the paint as well) it is a perfect solution to find the correct colors for your space.

Above is just a simple example of what you already can do online, and there are  many more places where you can do the same (Or even better.) So we would like to ask you to send us all the places that you can find where you can do the same as above. Or even more.

For example if you go to HomeDepot.com, they have here a similar idea, but you can only use existing pictures. Not your own.

 

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Some others we found:

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The next article we would like to create is about furniture placement and we are looking for online websites that actual give you the possibility to move your own furniture around in a picture. Any ideas of existing websites like that. Then tell it us! Just send us a message.

Jenny H.

 

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Home Interior decoration

Home Interior decoration

 

This is the process of decorating a home in order to make it look better, and becomes easier to use and  looks well with the architecture of the home. A home interior decoration provides a certain “feeling” to the home; it includes applying wallpaper, choosing of furniture , painting the walls, and fittings such as light fixtures, and adding decorations such as paintings.

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Home interior decoration is professionally done by interior designers / decorators and also by a few architects. There is a distinctive difference between home interior decoration and interior design.

 

Home interior decoration is focused on finishing, such as wallpaper, window covering, furnishings and paint. Interior design is more integrated with the architecture, and in addition to home interior decoration involves cabinet making, room layout etc and host of other design parameters that go into making a home.

Home Interior decoration

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Although the concept of home interior decoration evolved in Paris and London in the late 18th century, modern home interior decoration began with Jeanselme in Paris, Lenygon and Morant in London and Ogden Codman from New York. This concept of home interior decoration has gone through many trends and discussions. The current trends of this industry is to discover innovative ways to decorate on a budget mostly shoe string.

 

The whole objective of home interior decoration is to functionally improve the home and make it reflect your tastes and personality at the same time rendering it unique. A big challenge, nevertheless, undertaken by artistic scientists.

 

The new trends indicate most spending on expanding kitchens and livening up bathrooms with new fittings. Current trends also indicate that emphasis is being given to creating specialty rooms and areas for individual members of the family. Growing in popularity are massage suites, spa areas, media space, craft rooms, wine cellars and home library areas. Even though luxury is a synonym for space, most small home owners are eagerly using home interior decoration to create definition areas for each individual.

 

Colors are also undergoing a new preference towards earthly, natural and warm brown tones from the vibrant and loud colors of the past. Blue and gray hues are preferred today over dull reds and dark blues of the past.

room1Innovative home interior decoration ideas, which cost less but at the same time giving the impression of an ornate design scheme are in vogue for new career professionals and newly married couples.

 

The new trend of Life-styling has given home interior decoration industry a boost. This has given rise to eclectic decorating styles which include High Tech and Shabby Chic replacing the good old Victorian or Early American.

 

Focus has changed to harmony and function compared to uniqueness and good looking. Rightly so, since uniqueness can never be 100% and neatness has always been good looking, which can be brought about by good functionality.

 

Home interior decoration has changed more drastically over the past 15 years or so than in its long history. Keeping track of new trends is almost as essential as for a computer professional keeping track of new software or hardware.