Gothic Home Decor Ideas

Nov 29th

Gothic home decor is exactly perfect for you who love black, mysterious and dark decor. Sometimes people get confused to differentiate between medieval and gothic since both of them are decoration styles that come from Middle Ages. The difference can you see in the gothic architecture that is more French style. If you see the detailed architecture of gothic, you can see all those details in medieval French palaces and buildings.

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To put gothic style at every part of your house, you should make sure that you have enough space for doing that. Gothic style needs a large room to decorate since it will create overcrowded appearance when forced to work in a small room. Small room won’t work well with gothic style because gothic focuses on pointy ended design; arches, stairways, doorways, furniture and anything else at home should be sharp pointed ends.

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Gothic home decor needs you to set the right atmosphere by placing ornate and dark colored interiors and furnishings. You should make a gothic room to be dark and moody. For adventurous and brave person, scarlet and black are perfect palette idea. However, if you don’t feel comfortable with all black design, you can paint or install wallpaper on your walls with navy, dark green or purple to set the right tone.

For lighting design idea, chandeliers are things that you should have. Besides chandeliers, wall hangings and lamps can complete the decor. Choose only lighting design that made of iron and glass for getting perfect decor and luxury. Continue your home decor by accessorizing your room with a thick carpet that is made of fur or shag. The decor will show the luxury by placing big pieces of artwork set in ornate gilt frames. However, don’t even place more than two pictures in a single room.

Choosing furniture for gothic style needs to do carefully. Don’t use any styles of furniture, except wrought iron and hardwood furniture. High back chairs and tall headboards are two items that you should write on your main furniture shopping list. All the furniture design should have the pointed arches same as the gothic style. To make the appearance of the decor more casually, you can use soft and heavy fabrics for curtains. The best curtain ideas are brocade, damask and velvet curtains.

If you want to create not too classical appearance, instead of applying classic gothic decor, you can use modern gothic interior decor. You can use more pale colors for modern gothic, for example you can add a little bit of white or ivory to the room. However you should also be able to avoid using many colors since it will ruin the interiors completely.

By doing some well-planned preparation, you can get a gothic home decor which is not only mysterious, but also regal. This home decor style lasts for long time.

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