Modernizing your Home – European-Minimalist Style

Published: 25th August 2010
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Today, most people who are aware of shifting styles and designs in homes wish to make a modernizing change. If your goal is to find ways of modernizing your home, there are several different ways you could do this. First of all, there is more than one modern style. One that is gaining popularity is European-minimalist style. As the name suggests, this style is about simplifying and returning to sleek, spotless beauty in mellow colors and clean lines. If you want to revamp your entire home with this style of decorating, here are useful tips to employ in your kitchen, living room and all throughout your home.



In your kitchen, the most important thing about modernizing your home is clearing out the clutter. This objective can be accomplished if you let go of any packrat tendencies you may have and become willing to throw away, sell or give away unneeded gadgets and junk. Many people want an average-sized kitchen to implement the European-minimalist style in, with few appliances and gadgets. Floor tiles and sinks that fit within the style are basic in design and color while maintaining an incredibly functional and attractive appearance. Hardware is streamlined, and generally stainless steel goes well with this style in your kitchen.



For a living room created with the European-minimalist style in mind, leather furniture is quite popular. If you are willing to do more than simply change the decorations in your living room, you should consider knocking down a few walls. Open floor plans are extremely popular and a modern concept that European-minimalist homes have today. With an attached living room and kitchen, you can tie them into one another by bringing the sleek look of stainless steel into the living room as well. As you are modernizing your home, you can install stainless steel light fixtures and accents to help your kitchen and living room flow into one another.



Throughout your Boca Raton real estate , there are different changes you can make, rather than just in one room. Hardwood floors are popular in modernized homes, as they bring a warm feel without the fuzziness of carpet. Many windows are installed in newly constructed homes built with the European-minimalist style in mind. It is possible to install new windows in an already-existent home as long as you have a builder assist with the project. Simple decorating should be all that takes place, as minimizing clutter and anything unnecessary is an important key to modernizing your home.



This article is brought to you by Elliot Koolik for Koolik Group Realty. Koolik Group Realty is a family-owned residential real estate company which specializes in the buying and selling of luxury real estate in Woodfield Country Club in Boca Raton, FL, as well as areas of Delray Beach, FL and other prime South Florida locations.


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