Although the bare minimums – kitchen, living room, bedroom, bathroom, guest room—are expected in any household, having an additional space such as a designated entertainment room can really add some personality to your house and also raise the overall resale value. Features like sound systems, games consoles and TVs are at the epicenter of everything in the space and will really go a long way in improving your mental health.
Other common features that define the space include furniture, cabinet space, carpeting, wallpaper, and essentially anything else you want – you can be as creative as you wish. So here are some ways you can decorate your entertainment room.
Always Wall-Mount the TV
The TV is by far the most important feature in any entertainment space. Without a TV in the space, chances are that there will be little entertainment going on. Mounting TV s on walls makes the entire space appear a thousand times better. Look at it this way; you won’t see the TV stand legs, won’t see cords protruding on the backside of the TV. And finally, wall-mounting your TV makes the space and the TV area especially appear bigger. It’s really a win-win situation!
Another thing to note is that the TV mounts these days are different. You can have the TV fitted such that it isn’t movable. You can have the TV fitted such that it shift up and down. There is a wide selection of TV mount ideas and designs to select from that can work well in your home and work in tandem with your ideas.
Use Natural Materials
Using natural materials in your entertainment space and coming up with designs encouraged by the natural world are known to create a calming and timeless surrounding in the room. Chances are that you will spend most of your time in your entertainment area –particularly if you have a mounted TV and Netflix shows to binge. Having natural materials surrounding you will relax your eyes and provide a relaxing environment.
Use the Right Lighting
To have your entertainment room come together, you need to have three lighting options: accent, task, and ambient. To pull this off, you may have to consider a mixture of table lamps, overhead chandeliers for accent, and wall sconces to provide ambient lighting. Fitting lighting fixtures is tricky, so ensure that you have a picture of how your space will be arranged before you purchase the lighting.
Include Wall Art & Accessories
Wallpaper just completes the interior of any decoration job as it brings pattern and injects some color into the room. If you have an open-plan room, the wall art will beautifully frame the TV and the wall-mounted cabinets. The wallpaper creates a cohesive and stylish design that brings together the entertainment center.
Remember that the whole reason for having an entertainment room in the first place is to have fun. So, include things that kindle joy and emulate your personality and creativity. Use the aforementioned tips to effortlessly decorate your space. Regardless of the entertainment room design you wish to go with, make sure that you go with a decoration that works for you and your space.