Keys to Making Natural Elements Work in Your Home

Posted by Polar Shades on Apr 13, 2020 4:00:00 PM
Follow These Tips to Incorporate Nature into Your Home’s Design

Our homes should surround us with comfort and incorporating natural elements in our home design is an effective way to create a serene and relaxing space. Thankfully, you don’t need to invest a lot of time, energy or money to make natural elements work in your home. These three features are all you need:

3 Ways to Add Natural Elements to Your Interior Design

  1. Color 
    Color has a profound impact on our psychology, so much so that having certain colors in specific contexts can alter our moods in positive ways. Earthy tones, such as browns, tans and whites bring warmth and depth into a space. These can blend with other natural décor colors like blues, greens and yellows, which can create a relaxing and inviting space.
  2. Texture 
    Bringing outdoor elements indoors is all about texture. The feeling of the room, which includes physical touch and visual appearance, is partially created by the materials used. Wood is definitely one element that can lend a visual texture while tactile materials like hemp and leather enhance physical texture. Integrating other elements of nature like plants also adds a new layer of texture to the space.
  3. Light 
    Artificial lighting can dramatically enhance a room. Reflective décor like mirrors and shiny objects bounce light around a room. As the light bounces off of the colors and textures of your home, the entire room will feel united with nature.

    While artificial light is important, natural light brightens up the room and makes it feel vibrant and fresh. However, with sunlight often comes glare, UV rays and heat gain. Interior window shades from Polar Shades allow light to filter in while blocking harmful UV rays and glare. This also reduces heat gain, which means you’re A/C unit doesn’t have to work as hard to keep your home cool.

Our window shades come in a variety of colors, fabrics, patterns, textures, and styles to suit any interior design. Contact us at 702-260-6110 to schedule a free, in-home consultation.

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Topics: Interior Design

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