The only comfortable place where you can share everything, such as sadness and happiness, with family, friends, or relatives is home. Therefore, you will do everything to make your home to be a nice place as possible. There are many ways to do and one of them is having hardwood floors. Hardwood floors are classy and beautiful. One of kinds of hardwood floors is dark hardwood floors.
Having darker hardwood floors can give your home more regal effect than the other types of hardwood floors. Then, having these kinds of floors will allow your room to match with the beauty of the floors, and the classic appeal they exude. If you are interested to decorate your home with these hardwood floors, then there are several steps that you have to know.
Painting the walls is the first step that you can do. Choose the warm tones such as gold in order to make the room more welcoming and interesting when people come to visit you. Why do you have to choose the warm tones or colors? It is because these colors match with the dark hardwood floors. Besides, warm tones also give the room a glow, which is extremely inviting. If you want to add detail to the walls, you can choose baseboard and crown molding. There are several types of colors of baseboards, but you have to choose white or cream baseboards in order to create a clear contrast between the wall and floor. Those baseboards also give the nuance of elegance to the room.
The second step is to choose the different furniture or fabric so it will match with the floors. You should know that the lighter furniture will add contrast and also, prevent the room from appearing monotonous.
Make sure that the furniture that you have, will match to the wood. For example, you should choose tables which match with the color of the floor. The matching is not only for tables, but also for frames for any hanging artwork. This is the third step.
For the fourth step, you can use a rug to help keep feet warm. This rug is put in the middle of the furniture placement in order to pull it all together.
The fifth step, make sure that your artwork and other hanging objects present tasteful and classic to the rooms. Choose the bright colors so you can create a focal point. Besides, you can choose also muted artwork which makes for a continuous appearance in the room.
Because the dark hardwood floors are elegant, you have to be smart to create an atmosphere to your rooms and this is the sixth step. All you have to do is choosing some accessories to reflect the elegance of dark hardwood floors. Those accessories are intricate lamps, detailed sculptures and beautiful flower arrangements back up the luxurious feel of the room.
The last step is tying together the throws and window treatments with the colors of the room. Choose the dark throw pillows which match the floor and rug or artwork which also helps to create consistency in the room. One thing that you should know is the window treatments should not exactly match the furniture or rug in the room. It is because to prevent them from blending into the walls or floors.