Too long, too dark or too narrow? The corridor is far from the most pleasant room of the house, but it is nevertheless a very busy place of passage. Often neglected, its decoration is generally sketchy and does not want to linger. To combine business with pleasure, HandymanDuenchanche invites you this week to transform your ordinary and soulless corridor into an extraordinary corridor.
An illuminated space
Level brightness, corridors often leave something to be desired. To overcome the lack of windows, emphasize lighting and colors. In a narrow room, forget the street lights and prefer their wall lights, ceiling lights or spotlights running along the entire length of the room. And for even more comfort, connect your bulbs to a dimmer. As for the colors of the walls, they must be chosen with the greatest care, without mismatching with the rest of the house. Dark tones will accentuate the impression of depth, unlike the light shades that will shorten the hallway. Do not hesitate to superimpose and multiply nuances to brighten the mood. And if you are happy parent of young children better to choose a washable coating or, failing that, easily renewable.
A decorated space
With a carpet all in length, you will add a touch and warmth and friendliness to your hallway. Stripes, colors, graphics or even bariolages, do not hesitate to play the card of originality. All in length, the walls represent a space of exposure to exploit to the maximum. Paintings, posters, family photos, holiday memories, children's drawings or pretty postcards, all well framed, will bring your corridor to life by transforming it into a small museum of ordinary life. And if your budget allows you why not opt for a trompe l'oeil or a fresco, to give a theatrical side to your interior. Failing that, some large stickers, or patterns made stencil will also work.
Because the least square meter must be put to contribution, out of the question not to take advantage of the corridor. Library, shoe cabinet, design coat rack or sliding cabinet, everything is good for storing your belongings. Be careful not to suffocate your room by choosing furniture of appropriate size (long but narrow). If by chance the ceiling height is significant, use it wisely when installing racking at altitude. And for the distracted, the corridor is the perfect place to install a reminder, a calendar or a clock to not miss his appointments and arrive on time.
For a pleasant corridor to live from floor to ceiling, the main thing is above all to have fun. If you miss the inspiration, HandymanDuenchanche invites you to work around a theme that is dear to you without falling into excess or bad taste.