Interior 101: Mediterranean Interior Design

Interior designing in India is gradually incorporating various trends from around the globe. As concepts like ‘budget homes’, ‘compact homes’, ‘European style homes’ are getting popular, interior design trends from European origin like ‘vintage style’, ‘modern European style’, ‘Mediterranean Elements’, etc. are matching these new-age concepts.

Incorporating the styles in your home interior is what we at Homelane specialize in. From colours to furniture to the flooring, everything has to be in sync to make your home look pretty. This is precisely why following a particular theme is essential. Themes condition particular style rules which ensure that your home interiors have the perfect colour combination and every element of the interior complements each other.

What is the Mediterranean Interior Style

One very easy-to-implement, budget-friendly, fashionable, and classy interior design trend that emerges from Southern Europe is the Mediterranean interior style. If you want to feel like you’re living in a holiday home at a beachy destination for your summer getaway, this is the design for you. The design features light warm colours, a stroke of sunny romance, cosy feels and spa-like vibes. Editorial credit: Stjepan Tafra / Shutterstock.com

Follow our guide on all the aesthetics of ‘Mediterranean Elements’

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Backyard Weeds

The principle contributing think about that cramped feeling one gets in small spaces is litter. Herb gardens, a rose garden, a child’s backyard, secret backyard, with quite a few features enough to fill a small e book. Certainly one of my very own favorite haunts within the Columbus area. Once the walls are painted, you will have so as to add some decorations! Keep in mind to maintain these minimal, as any muddle will take away from the sci-fi aesthetic. A fun piece of décor you should use is the wall mural above – it is like having a huge window in your room looking into the world of tomorrow.

To search out the home concepts which are about to be all over the place, we went straight to our favourite inside design professionals. From navy paint and floral wallpaper to coloured cabinets and free-standing tubs, these are the 2020 dwelling decor tendencies that experts cannot wait to see. Whether or not you’re keen on trends or will typically go to great lengths to avoid them, there are sure to be a number of ideas on our record that you’ll adore (and can continue to adore into the following decade).…

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Creating a Nursery (and 8 Other Great Home Improvements)

Over nine-and-a-half years, Chelsea made major interior and exterior improvements to her first home. Some, such as creating a nursery, were out of necessity. Others, like adding trim, were purely decorative.

Here are Chelsea’s nine favorite projects that she tackled and featured on her blog, Checking In With Chelsea.


1. Lucy’s Nursery

When Chelsea learned she was having another girl, Lucy, she decided to paint the nursery soft pink — something she didn’t do for her first girl, Mary Helen. Pink is Chelsea’s favorite color, though, so now was the time!

She also considered the room’s small size and realized that wasn’t the only thing she wanted to do differently this go ’round. She purchased multifunctional furniture from Facebook Marketplace to eliminate unnecessary furniture she placed in her boy Gus’ nursery.  

Along with an accent wall and new window treatments, this room was fit for her princess.

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Chelsea Lipford Wolf's workshop, featuring a work table, painted concrete rug, pegboard and pink cabinets and a workbench.

2. Workshop

When you don’t use your garage to park a car, and you often tackle home improvements, it’s time to consider alternative uses for that valuable space.

For Chelsea, the answer was a dream workshop where she could store all her tools and get

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Do-It-Yourself Home Improvements Increase During COVID-19

More and more homeowners are tackling home improvement projects during the COVID-19 pandemic.

August 2020 — Home and garden centers, along with building materials suppliers and hardware stores, have seen a year-over-year sales increase of 22.6 percent, according to the latest U.S. Census Bureau report.

Home improvement stores are leading in all retail categories except for online purchases — a trend that began during the COVID-19 pandemic, as more homeowners tackled do-it-yourself projects.

Particularly surprising is the number of homeowners who start home improvement projects without creating a budget.

Modernize, a company that connects homeowners with contractors and other home services professionals, recently conducted a homeowner sentiment report. Data reflect 3,000 consumer and trade surveys taken in late 2019 and early 2020.

Results, which are based on survey responses from over 12,300 homeowners, show:

  • 79{68721ff3a34cef4588a3636c0c1136425ee753f42509b1aa572427d14617ce03} of homeowners don’t budget for their project. This represents an increase from 75{68721ff3a34cef4588a3636c0c1136425ee753f42509b1aa572427d14617ce03} in 2019
  • 89{68721ff3a34cef4588a3636c0c1136425ee753f42509b1aa572427d14617ce03} of homeowners tackling a solar panel project reported having no upfront budget
  • 75{68721ff3a34cef4588a3636c0c1136425ee753f42509b1aa572427d14617ce03} of homeowners said they would finance part of their project.
  • 30{68721ff3a34cef4588a3636c0c1136425ee753f42509b1aa572427d14617ce03} of respondents said they would borrow the project’s entire cost — an increase from the 23{68721ff3a34cef4588a3636c0c1136425ee753f42509b1aa572427d14617ce03} of homeowners who planned to finance their entire
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