Has the time finally arrived that you get to decorate your living room? Have you decided that you want to establish a garden theme in the living room? If so, do you already have a plan for how you will decorate? If that's the case, you are probably already shopping. On the other hand, you might be looking for ideas. If so, from selecting plantation shutters to selecting the other decor, here are some ideas that might help you to create a beautiful and unique garden-themed living room.
The Window Treatment - Do you have one large picture window as part of your living room design? Or, it might be that you have a few strategically placed smaller windows. No matter the size of your windows, consider selecting wooden plantation shutters. Besides being really beautiful, wooden plantation shutters like are affordable and easy to maintain. Just dust them when you are dusting the rest of the wooden furniture. If they need extra attention, clean them with a soft damp cloth and a gentle cleanser.
In addition, plantation shutters will last for a very long time. And, they'll go with any decor you select. For instance, if time goes by and you decide to change the theme of your living room, the planation shutters will complement any other theme you select.
Contact a company like Hunter Douglas shutters to learn more.
The Other Decor - Since you want to establish a garden theme, think of going with the colors of nature for your furniture upholstery. For example, yellow, green, peach, and turquoise would all be examples of colors found in a garden. Choose throw pillows with things like ferns, flowers, birds, and butterflies as the main design. Or, if you decided to go with something like a floral design for your upholstery, then choose an assortment of colors from nature for the throw pillows.
Add interest by choosing fabrics of different textures for the furniture and for the throw pillows. Things like tassels and buttons also add interest to the throw pillows.
When you select the artwork for your garden-themed living room, think of framing paintings and photographs of things like flowers, children at play in a beautiful meadow, and an outdoor flower market. Of course, a basket or a vase with very real-looking handmade silk flowers on the coffee table would be a beautiful addition to the living room decor. Choose things like coffee table books that feature famous gardens like The Butchart Gardens in Canada.