If you are living in your Lake Nacimiento dream home, congratulations! Whether you just bought it, or you’ve been living there for years, updating your home décor is always a fun project. Choosing a theme can help you narrow down your decorating options and really pinpoint what look you’re going for. Are you more into rustic, nautical, modern, or something else?
As your Oak Shores Realty agent, allow me to share some of the most popular home decorating themes for lake houses, and tips on how to pull them off. Use this as inspiration for your own Lake Naci home!
Rustic Lake House
Rustic décor is a common lake house theme. If you’d love to pull this off, it’s all about the wood. For flooring, wide plank flooring in dark or medium stain is best. To warm up floors for fall and winter, add a hooked or braided area rug. Distressed wood furniture is ideal as well, with fabrics like leather or chenille.
If just looking to accessorize, consider old bottles, tools, tin signs, canoe poles mounted on a porch, or a fish or boat motif. Lanterns are a great way to light up the night. Place a metal sculpture on the fireplace mantel, photos in distressed frames, and maybe even some old-fashioned photos of your own. Exposed beams on the ceiling add a nice touch to rooms.
Country Lake House
If you’re going for more comfort in your lake home, wood flooring is still great, as it is less maintenance than carpet, especially when you’re bringing sand and dirt in from outside! Wood furniture works here too, but with gingham cushions in bright colors. You could also consider painted furniture, wicker, and glass door bookcases.
Accessorize with colored blown glass bottles or vases, hand-carved bookshelves or mantels, wheel or barrel lighting fixtures, candle chandeliers, wood carvings, nautical themed décor on the walls and by the front entry, floral patterns in the bathroom, and wood shutters or blinds for windows.
Modern Lake House
If you want to feel up-to-date in your Lake Naci home, any flooring will work, such as cork, marble, wood, stone or vinyl. Chrome or glass furniture glistens in the sun, like the water on the lake. White leather can brighten up a room. Vibrant blues and greens bring the nature from outside in and complement a bright white room well.
Accessorize with blue glass pendant lighting, modern interpretations of lakes, birds, beaches, etc. for wall art, motivational quotes on canvas, and windows with no window treatments, so natural light and lake views can fill the home. Roll-up bamboo shades are a great option for a porch or bedroom.
How do you like to decorate your Lake Nacimiento home? Nautical, beachy, rustic, country, modern, another common theme, or something entirely your own? The choice is yours, have fun with it!
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