Sticking to a traditional, contemporary or modern theme while doing up your home can get a tad boring. Now is the time to let your hair down and forget the rules when it comes to doing up your home.
If you are tired of looking at the same old, boring furniture and decadent wall art, spruce it up with some funky collectibles that will add a sense of fun to your home.
Funky Home Decor Ideas
Try to make interesting yet eclectic changes to your bathroom decor. Many people shy away from utilizing the wall space in the bathroom. Well, this can be made more interesting by adding a few photos or paintings and converting your bathroom into a virtual art zone.
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Try adding a funny and interesting curio as a centrepiece on one of your bathroom shelves. This will add some chutzpah to your bathroom. Use a bright fluorescent paint for your bathroom cabinets to create an aura of funkiness.
The more whacky the idea, the moreunique your bathroom will look. Get interesting soap dishes and soaps, which resemble marine life like fish or an octopus.
The Use of Collectibles
If you have been a hoarder all these years, now is the time to get all the stuff out that has been accumulating over the years. Gold medals and war certificates can be framed, polished and put in the living room, well encased in a showcase for your guests to see.
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This will also help you to feel a sense of pride and accomplishment with all that you have achieved. Ancient Chinese teapots and a bone china tea set can be added on display in your dining room section.
Get an interesting bookshelf like a sinuous spiralling bookshelf, which allows you to keep your books at different levels and angles. It gives a fun and crazily different feel to your home.
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Invest in a couple of contemporary porcelain vases, which are shaped in unusual designs, like penguins or in shapes that really do not make much sense. Get them in bright colours and decorate them with even brighter flowers to give your home a funky look.
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Modern Decorative Lighting
Discard the old, glass lamps in your home and go in for shoji paper lighting that has been prevalent in Japan since the year 1951. This lighting uses paper. They come in different patterns and designs and create an interesting lighting element in your home.
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Funky Outdoor Plants
If you are an avid gardener, now is the time to invest in funky outdoor plants that are shaped in the form of little stools. Invest in pots made of mud or ceramic that also comes in various animal shapes for a funky feel to your garden.
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With some of these tips, your home can look funkier with added chutzpah. Make sure that you add just a few pieces of funky elements to create a beautiful contrast. Too much of funk would seem overpowering.