Have you ever been in a room and realized it was really cozy, but couldn't quite put your finger on what it was that created this feel? If you think back to that room, I bet you would notice that there was something used to fill the vertical space. Having trouble following me? Let me illustrate...
The varying heights and colors add an interesting element for your eye to roam about.
Use your imagination and picture this scene without the branch and ornaments. Boring, right? Occupying the vertical space is what brings this entire look to life. (Random thought...Do you think there's a person over to the right, standing on a chair holding this branch for the picture? ha!)
Fun ideas to create a romantic feel outside!
One last picture, just for fun.
The mix of elements in this shot are really interesting. Rustic, industrial and modern all wrapped up in one. The glass pendant lights fill the vertical space without being obtrusive. They add interest but allow your eye to flow through to the bookcases. Smart! Can you imagine having to clean those floors? So shiny and so cool!
Next time your decorating a room, don't forget to think of it from every angle, including the ceiling!
This post seems a little random, right? More than likely, it's because I'm stuck in fix-it mode and some sort of globe, hanging from the ceiling seems to be what I need to "fix it." My wonderful built-in that my husband and I have been working on is about to drive me NUTS! When you read "wonderful" you need to insert dripping sarcasm! This project is one that I'm ready to have behind me. I can't seem to make all the pieces fall together to create something cohesive. I think I need a sign to paste on my forehead when I'm in this mode that says, "Warning, project in process and it's not going well. Unless you're a creative genius, please withhold interaction until further notice!"
On that note...I'm off to find myself a creative genius! Don't forget to check back in tomorrow for your weekly Random Act of Kindness Challenge.
If you haven't lost faith in my abilities after this post, I'd love to help you create something wonderful in your home. Feel free to contact me.
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