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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]verity open concept blog main[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Oh, how we love our open concepts and floor plans. And if you are anything like us, you can’t get enough of watching Joanna Gaines request the removal of walls. If we didn’t know any better, we would say each wall Chip tears down is a sacrifice to the HGTV gods, and we couldn’t be happier. Open concepts accomplish things no other floor plan can:

  1. Spaces that flow
  2. Inviting, bright, and casual atmosphere
  3. Kitchen becomes heart of the home
  4. Communal living

However, tearing down walls is the easy part. It’s knowing how to properly and effectively decorate open concepts that requires a tasteful eye and some creative bones. Let’s explore some approaches you can take to decorating your home’s open concept areas.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”4570″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]

Cohesiveness and Coordination

More walls equates to more individual spaces. Because an open concept essentially gives way to one large individual space, it’s crucial to coordinate your furnishings, decorations, and paint color. You can accomplish this coordination through the use of:

  • Similar materials
  • Repeat patterns and textures
  • Neutral color scheme (allows for most freedom when it comes to decorating)

We suggest joining on us on the rustic bandwagon. Distressed textures, reclaimed wood elements, and rustic furniture and fixtures perfectly compliment a simple, neutral color scheme. This approach creates an organic, cozy, and contemporary vibe that isn’t going away anytime soon.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”4575″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]

Designated Areas

Just because the space is open doesn’t mean the entire space needs to serve a single purpose. Through the creative and strategic use of separate furniture and decor groupings (while retaining an overall cohesiveness), you are able to utilize one space for multiple functions.

A wooden beam is an effective and trendy way to separate your dining room from your living area. Once in the living area, arrange your furniture in way that promotes socialization and discussion. Not in the mood for socializing? Create a cozy nook in a corner of the living area. Although not a completely separate area, the open space provides a calming warmth and ambience that enclosed areas can’t.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”4571″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]


One may think that the more open a space is, the less cozy it is. If done right, an open space can serve as the coziest and most comfortable area in your home. Too easily, enclosed areas to easily lead to a claustrophobic, stuffy atmosphere. When married with the proper textures and materials, an open living area creates a welcoming and refreshing vibe.

On your next shopping spree, consider adorning your open living space with:

  • Larger furniture pieces
  • Soft furniture, pillows, and blankets
  • Plant life
  • Wooden accents
  • Dim lighting (a larger project, but recessed lighting has the ability to completely transform the atmosphere of a room)

Let’s be real. Is there anything better than curling up on the couch with a cup of coffee, a cozy blanket, and a day of reflection? This question is on the verge of being rhetorical.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][/vc_column][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”4574″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]

Aesthetic Storage

Depending on the size of your family and/or the amount of owned belongings, ample storage can be crucial to comfortable living. The beauty of an open concept is the ability to create aesthetically pleasing storage areas. Entryway drop zones, large rustic dressers, storage bins, and contemporary shelving are perfect ways to hit two birds with one stone.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][/vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][/vc_column][vc_column_text]As the popularity of open concepts continues to grow, we are here to satisfy your requirements for the perfect home and help you find your happy place. Transform you open floor plan into an area you, and your family, cherish and adore. [/vc_column_text]