Natural light is incredibly valuable to any home. It’s far better than electric light, as it has redeeming qualities. Not only is our skin going to enjoy the vitamin E that we receive when there is more natural light in the home. It’s also going to be warmed for a lot longer. A carpet that has soaked in the sun’s rays for a few hours will keep that heat for a long time after the sun has gone down. This also means better for energy saving. But it’s more about style and charm. Natural light can be played with and made into a more stylish ideal than electric light can. Here are a few examples of this interesting interior design ethos.
It may be tempting to put things in the window sill but you’re actually harming your chances of inviting more natural light into the home. It’s very easy to want to put plants and flower pots in the window sill. They get sunlight and therefore they continue to live and grow. However, it blocks light coming into the home and creates large shadows. So you need to think carefully about where you put things in the window sills. Maybe in some very tight areas you can have a plant or two. However, if you have a window in the hallway, it’s best not to put anything in the way and just keep it bright and plain.
Sometimes it just comes down to having larger and better windows. The new modern windows are created from much clearer tempered glass. The natural is stronger but purer. That’s why you should consider a large-scale project of home replacement windows. Check out the large wooden windows that can create a huge stylish hole in the room and brighten everything up. You can also use aluminum windows that can create a window wall. This is an entire section of the wall that is created purely out of framed windows. It would go well for an open floor plan home! Once again, don’t be tempted to put plants or sofas in the wall. Let the light shine through unabated.
White will reflect light while black will absorb it. This is why you should focus on creating a bright decor so natural light can actually last or go further in the home. If you have a bright day outside but you have black or grey or blue seating, the light will not reach as far into the home. So we think that when you have a beige or bright-neutral tone in your home style, then you will be able to spread natural light so much more easily. Materials like satin, velvet, cashmere, and cotton are very good at reflecting light without being too shiny. A beige cotton fabric sofa must be in order somewhere here!
Natural light can be harnessed to do your bidding. It’s amazing when you get it right. So be more welcoming to these ideas and watch your home evolve into a bright and more vibrant space.
This is a contributed post.