Whilst styling a minimalist home may seem like a simple job to some, it can be a real struggle trying to decide on what decorative pieces to add to your space – especially when sticking with a few select items per room. Just remember, as long as you keep to the following key principles, you’ll achieve your ideal minimalist home with greater ease:
- Select simple furniture with clean, modern design.
- Choose up to three (3) neutral colours to use as the foundation of your interior.
- In a minimalist room made up of soft tones and texture, allocate one element to be the ‘stand out’ or eye-catching feature of the entire space.
- Quality over quantity is key – ensure your home looks and feels spacious.
- Minimalism doesn’t mean plain and boring. Add a touch of unique, by popping in accent features to liven up your home.
We’ve looked into clever ways of taking minimalism to the max. by adding interesting accent elements to your home. Continue reading for a dose of inspiration!
For lighting, select a design that’s unique, modern, and simple [view example].
To add a bit of cosiness to your living space, throw a blanket on your sofa – one with colour that’s bolder than the rest of the softer, neutral tones you are styling with [view example].
Along with the throw, you can place neatly designed cushions along your sofa for that added bit of effect [view example].
Use bar stools as statement pieces for your kitchen [view example].
Select wall art that best reflects your personality and style. Avoid the typical and the cliché; go for something different and eye-catching (whilst keeping in mind your choice of neutral tones) [view example].
Keep your life simple by hanging a modern, minimalistic clock [view example].
Take advantage of flowers and greenery for a touch of colour and life in your living area.
Change around your bed sheets and covers for an easy switch in the atmosphere of your bedroom [view example].
Although, one of the key principles of living minimally, is to omit the needless things in life; we believe it’s okay to have at least one or two statement pieces in the house that speak more visually than practically [view example].
Colour-coordinated display of simple, neutral coloured clothes hanging on a clothing rack can be a smart way of creating accent along your bedroom wall [view example].