Bring Southwestern Style Homes into Your Decoration
Southwestern style homes are one of popular architecture style. Created by pioneers from the past, take traditional items as decoration elements. Southwestern style homes seem warm an inviting to gather family. Southwest region represent hot and dry area, desert and sun light, so you will find warm colors dominated both for interior and exterior.
Several ideas to decorate adopting Southwestern style homes.
Paint you wall with brown, orange, gold, beige or white. These colors reflect warm atmosphere. Light color is better for Southwestern style homes to make bright like home at shiny day. Usually these homes are painted plain rather than giving accent like in modern home. No trim colors for window and door. But you are free you want window and door look darker.
Buy furniture from iron and wood materials for indoor and outdoor. Iron for chair and wood for table. These are trademark from Southwestern style homes. If you want to save money, buy at traditional or antique store.
Install wood beam at ceiling. This is difficult task. If necessary, you hire local contractor to hang wood beam or ask them to install fake beam. Beam in Southwestern style homes are important focal point. Attractive view when your guests look upward.
Create entry way as additionally focal point. Attraction can begun from this entry way using color, sculpture and metal art. Some ideas you can exploit: cowboy hat and lasso rope, boots, canteen, metal wagon wheel, wall and candle lantern and ornament sculpture in coyote and horse shape.
Decorate wall with cowboy theme. Anything related to cowboy living you can pick to adorn your wall, start from cowboy posters, boots, lasso and spurs are a must decoration element. Cowboy is classic symbol at Southwestern culture. For wall, you may add Southwestern style painting. Frame with old style wood to give impression it is old painting.