If your home wasn’t custom built and was built in the last several decades, you may have to create a focal point. In recent years, to save on energy and building costs, windows have gotten smaller and architectural features have been left out of the design process.
Creating a focal point is not hard or expensive to do. Here are some tips for creating a focal point.
- If a view or well-suited window is lacking or won’t work, look toward your largest wall. Adding a feature wall can be an excellent way to create a focal point in your space.
- If the windows are small or unattractive, consider covering the windows with wall of boldly printed curtains that will act as a feature in your space.
- A large antique, custom or even brightly colored piece of furniture can make an excellent focal point in a room. Organized, built-in shelving can also serve as a focal point.
- A large piece of art or sculpture (it doesn’t have to be expensive) or a large mirror will make an excellent focal point in a space. Or even an artistic grouping of smaller art, objects (such as baskets or other collectibles) or mirrors on a large wall can make a beautiful focal point.