Good bones; sounds a bit ghoulish right? Well the inside of your home is not unlike your bone structure. And really no bone structure is bad, its just some persons bone structures are extra [good] in helping show off a face.
When a home is constructed the interior walls are covered up by Sheetrock. If it was designed well, the lines of the home will show well through the height of the ceilings, the amount of space between walls and the size and design of the walls, stairway, windows and doorways. These choices in turn set off the architectural details in the molding, trim, fireplace design and cabinetry.
You can rearrange or remodel your home to your liking, nothing is ever permanent. This is where planning comes into play. Because regardless if you like change, most of us don’t have the time, money or patience to rearrange or remodel our home very often. We are like nesting birds, we want to feather our nest and hang out awhile comfortably.
So how do you obtain that structure in a home? You may want to hire an expert to evaluate the interior of your home. Architects will come up with solutions to your design dilemmas as well as be your project manager for your remodel if you so choose. Interior designers may not be trained in architecture and engineering but are experienced in space planning and all plans they draw up can be reviewed by a structural engineer. A good designer will keep feng shui in mind with regards to best natural flow of energy through your home.
If you aren’t able to move walls you still can control the way your furniture is situated for best flow as well. This is where having an interior design consultant can come in really helpful, as there is a ton of variables and the expert will be asking all these questions.
Have you ever been into a persons home who has a busy household of family or you are there in the middle of a big event and in spite of the mess the room or home in general shows off beautifully? That’s when you know; good bones.
Photo Credits: Woman photo by Brook Cagle. Living room photo by Austin Wehrwein.