There’s no need to sacrifice coziness when editing your home decor down to what matters most. Here are tips from design pros to create a cozy minimalist design … for a cleaner, calmer yet still warm and welcoming home.
Advice comes courtesy of Kelle Dame of Kelle Dame Interiors in Kenosha, Mary Best of Mary Best Designs in Shorewood, and Tim Osterbeck, head plant buyer at Stein’s Garden & Home, which has 16 locations in Wisconsin.
Limit the color palette
One way to reduce visual clutter is to stick with a monochromatic scheme, Dame said. Lowering the color contrast can result in a clean look as contrast creates energy, tension and stimulation.
Bring in texture
When monochromatic colors are used, such as whites, creams and other neutral colors, texture will boost coziness, Dame said. Grass rugs, woven baskets, wallpapers, on-trend bouclé fabric (also known as teddy bear fur)…