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Architectural Details: 6 Easy Ways to Upgrade a Boring Room



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Do you know what’s the difference between a living space and a home? A home’s unique, and it is a part of our personality. It displays who we truly are in the most subtle ways. Even though you shouldn’t judge the person by the home they live in, you can tell a lot about their personality based on the décor they used.

Do you have a boring looking room in your home? It contains everything you need, but something just seems off. What can you do? You can add architectural details and improve your room by using these 6 tips. 

1. Use moulding for a classier look

Who doesn’t like luxury? Believe it or not, you can create an expensive looking room without spending a fortune! How is that possible? For example, you can use moulding on your walls.

Depending on the atmosphere and vibe you want to achieve, there are different ways to add mouldings on your walls. If you’re going for the luxurious 19th-century vibe, opt for darker coloured walls and rectangle moulding. Besides that, you can use mouldings in many other ways.

If you want to create a cosy hut vibe, you can use mouldings to create artificial wooden panels. Another way to us mouldings is to accent already amazing features in your room. Possibilities are endless if you’re creative enough. 

2. Change your pillows, rug and cushions

Does your rug look worn-out? Have the cushions you use lost their shape? Maybe it’s time for an update. You wouldn’t believe how much pillows and rugs can change the way your entire space looks. This time, instead of opting for neutrally coloured ones, match them with your colour palette.

How? For instance, if everything in your room has a light beige or yellowish tone, shake things up a little bit by adding brightly coloured cushions and rug. It’s all about the details.

If you want to create a romantic atmosphere, go for red. On the other hand, if you prefer calming colours and design, blue is an ideal choice for your room. Explore different ideas and try out what works the best for your room. 

3. Add bookshelves

Some people find joy in overfilled, but neat rooms with different designated corners around it. If you’re a person who likes to spark up the imagination and tingle out everyone’s creative juices, consider adding bookshelves to your room.

But not any kind of bookshelves. Even if the regular shelves contribute to the interior design of your room, built-in bookshelves add value to your home and make the space seem impressive. Instead of spending a lot of money on the “real” built-in bookshelves, why don’t you build them yourself?

You can get simple wooden bookcases and turn them into wall-to-floor bookshelves to make them look like they came with the house. Don’t forget to add books and décor to them!

4. Update your light fixtures

No matter what your style is, by updating your light fixtures you’ll instantly refresh your room. Even if you’re going for a vintage look, your old light fixtures could use some brushing up to make them more unique and beautiful. What can you do?

It all depends on the style of your home. if you’re going for a modern or industrial style, instead of traditional fixtures, consider using extravagant ones. 

If you don’t want to spend additional money on new fixtures, you can upgrade your old ones. You can do a light fixture makeover yourself to empower the way your entire room looks. 

5. Don’t neglect windows

Sadly, windows are usually some of the most neglected parts of the room. People pay special attention to the furniture and different details that they completely forget that their windows need to be taken care of as well.

Besides from the obvious window washing, consider painting the window frame or refreshing the colour. Instead of heavy, dusty drapes that will make your room seem more boring, opt for the original custom roller blinds that are built to fit your window. Ask experts what kind of roller blinds are ideal for your home and freshen up your room with unique blinds.

6. Green finishing touches 

Bring nature inside. It’s one of the best ways to make a boring room come to life. Indoor plants and flowers are ideal for homes that are willing to take care of them. What kind of plants should you get?

It all depends on the space you have available. Larger indoor plants sometimes require more maintenance, while cute and small indoor plants don’t take up as much space, can be placed anywhere and are easy to take care of.


As you can see, these 6 ways can help you upgrade a boring room into space with a magnificent atmosphere. Pay special attention to every corner of your room and try to get the most out of it by using different kinds of design and décor. In the end, enjoy how beautifully your room now looks. 

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