Home décor is a work in progress. There is never a time when you feel that you don’t need to do anything anymore. We are always looking for opportunities to update, edit, change, replace, remove, etc. So don’t feel guilty if you want to redo your home décor around the exclusive figurine you just recently scored at an auction! This perfectly natural to want to show-off such an exclusive piece of art. But how does one decorate their homes with figurines? Is it really just as simple as placing them in a corner without coordinating other factors? The truth is, it is not and this is what this article is about.
If you feel that your home needs that little extra to make it look more flamboyant or you want to style it in a way that it looks vintage or Victorian, then this is the right article for you! We will share some fun and practical expert tips to decorate your home with figurines without redoing your entire room completely. Sometimes, simple steps can go a long way in accomplishing the look you want. So let us read on to know-how!
Choose a figurine that matches the theme of your décor
If you look closely if you will notice that your décor has a theme or a pattern. It could be nautical, a bohemian vibe, minimalistic, Victorian, vintage, or anything. Before you buy or place a figurine in the house, you need to recognize this theme and then work with it. If you really want to introduce this form of art in your living room, then identifying the right pattern will help you choose the perfect figurine that will tie the whole room together effortlessly.
Avoid the temptation of overdoing it
Adding accessories in our homes can be a fun weekend project but it is also possible that you may go overboard with it. The key to decorating your home with figurines is to observe restraint when it comes to adding too many. You don’t want to rob your living room of its original character, you want the figurine to add on to it. Therefore, try to keep only one figurine in each room and scatter them around the house to create perfect harmony.
Place them in busy areas of the house
What good will an expensive Meissen Figurine does hiding in the least-visited corner of the house? It is an exquisite art form that deserves all the attention it can get. Therefore, your best bet is to place it somewhere it is visible and even a focal point of the room. Consider areas in the house that gets maximum visitors such as your living room. You can also place them by the front door or on side tables to get maximum attention.
Plant your house with seasonal figurines
Sometimes you don’t want the change to be permanent but just a happy detour from the mundane life. In that case, you can bring out your seasonal statues that add a bit of festive cheer to your décor. For instance, you can place small anger figurines around the house during Christmas. This simple gesture will make your home look warm and inviting for the upcoming festival. It is such a fun addition to your home that you can easily remove after New Year and regain your old décor effortlessly.
Place it in the garden
Depending on its size, figurines look really good in gardens. Did someone gift you a gnome that is lying around the house and you don’t know what to do with it? don’t worry because you can place that statue in your garden and make it look charming as well as medieval.
Place them away from kids and pets
Make sure all your figurines are placed in an area that cannot be accessed by children or pets. The last thing you want is your dog to knock over an expensive figure or chew on to a small one. Remember that figurines can pose choking hazards if broken. So to be on the safe side, always place it on a flat surface where they can’t be reached.
Flaunt your figurines
If you are a collector, then you can flaunt your figurines safe and in full display inside a glass cabinet. With this fixture, anyone would be able to see your exclusive collection without causing any damage to it.
So if you are going to be decorating your house with figurines, you need to keep their maintenance in mind to make them look presentable. They should be sparklingly clean at all times and must be handled by professionals every once in a while to ensure that they are well taken care of.