It is important to decide on a color that you love and are willing to base your designs on.

Interior design services in Long Beach can sometimes be difficult to get, whether it’s due to budget reasons or schedule conflicts. Lucky for you, we have gathered a few tips on how you can make your place look as if you hired an interior designer. Interior designers might seem like they have a natural talent for design, but in reality, many designers use tried and true methods to accomplish their work.

Here are the 3 steps on how to design your home with the same approach that most successful designers use.

1. Decide On The Colors You Want To Use During The Early Stage

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One big mistake many amateur interior designers make is using too much of one pattern.

Your home is where you will be spending most of your relaxation time. It is important to decide on a color that you love and are willing to base your designs on. This decision should be treated with a lot of importance. Do you prefer green over blue? What feelings do certain colors evoke? Once decided, designers use complementary colors to tie the room together. Your main color should be present on floors and walls. A second color is used on fabrics and the third color for small accents.

2.  Control The Lighting

If you live in a sunny area, such as Long Beach, the natural lighting you’ll be getting can be used to its advantage. You can alter how much natural light comes into a room by using blinds and other shading materials. Mirrors and other light reflecting fixtures can help you control light even further.

3. Balance All Patterns

One big mistake many amateur interior designers make is using too much of one pattern. Patterns can make a boring room stand out, but if used too much it can be overbearing. One easy fix to this is to mix your patterns. While mixing patterns seems like it can lead to clashing, it can actually make the patterns in your room stand out. The key to keeping patterns from clashing is to find patterns with the same background color.

About Historia Design and Consulting

Historia Design and Consulting is a full service interior design company based in Long Beach. If you are looking to modernize your interiors, or need consultation on a personal design project, contact us via phone (562-247-1635) or through our website.

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