A Touch of Unexpected Decor

Have you ever walked into a room and felt like you've seen it a hundred times before? A room that lacks personality, originality, and flair? A room that is so predictable and bland that it makes you want to yawn? If you have, then you know how uninteresting a room can be when there is nothing truly unique or creative about it that reflects the people who live in the home.

Many people make the mistake of copying what everyone else does in terms of decorating. They follow the trends, buy the same furniture, use the same colors, and end up with a cookie-cutter look that is boring and uninspiring. But why settle for that when you can have a room that is full of character, charm, and surprise? A room that makes you smile, sparks your imagination, and expresses your individuality?

The secret to creating such a room is to add a touch of unexpected decor. Unexpected decor is anything that breaks the rules, defies the norms, or surprises the eye. It can be something as simple as a quirky accessory, a bold color, or a different texture. Or it can be something more dramatic, like a statement piece of art, a striking wallpaper, or a funky light fixture. The point is to add something that stands out, catches attention, and makes a statement. One of the best ways to make your interior design stand out is to add anything that surprises, delights, or challenges the eye of the viewer. It can also reflect your personality, creativity, and sense of humor. Here are some examples of how you can incorporate unexpected decor into your home.

Olivia's Dining Room Customized by Orange Poppy Home Decor

Olivia loves to mix and match different styles and materials in her dining room. We chose brass wall sconces instead of table lamps to illuminate her wooden console table. This creates a warm and cozy atmosphere for her guests. We also paired natural modern chairs with a white dining table. The contrast between the organic and sleek shapes adds a lot of interest and texture to the space. To complete the look, we chose a cream and black rug with a cross symbol design. This rug ties together the light and dark elements of the room, as well as adding a touch of mystery and intrigue.

Some tips for adding unexpected decor to your dining room are:

- Use lighting fixtures that are not typical for the space, such as wall sconces, pendant lights, or floor lamps.
- Mix and match different styles of furniture, such as modern, rustic, vintage, or industrial.
- Choose a rug that has a unique pattern, color, or texture that complements the rest of the room.
- Add some accessories that have a personal meaning, such as artwork, photos, books, or plants.

Below is a Design Board assembled by Orange Poppy Home Decor or Olivia. If you'd like help with your next project, simple request a FREE Design Board a residential designer will make for you based on your needs and style preferences. REQUEST YOUR BOARD TODAY!

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Dining Chairs


Console Table

Brass Sconce Light

White Orchid Arrangement 

White Dining Table

String Pendent Light

White Orchid Centerpiece



Vintage Style Wood Vase

Clay Serving Dish

Black and White Area Rug

 Iron Candlestick Holders

Terracotta Handmade Vase



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