Decorating Niches

Decorating niches create a focal point in the house with designer savvy appeal. Often built into a home’s original design, these permanent architectural features add visual interest. You can raise its aesthetic appeal through color, texture, light and decorative objects.

How to decorate the walls of a recessed niche

A recessed niche can have a great visual appeal when painted in a different hue other than the original wall colour. Opt for bright bold colors — lime green, ocean blue and mandarin orange — to create a lively, bright space. Create dramatic color contrast by applying black paint to a niche surrounded by pristine white walls. Add metallic paint, patterned wallpaper or a stencil design to provide a visual surprise to a niche’s back wall.

Lighting it rightly 

Displayed art object be the focal point of your house using artificial lighting. Creating a space in the upper wall of the niche an artificial light can be adjusted without occupying any extra space. For multiple niches on a single wall, wiring a can light into each area creates a stunning, radiant wall.

Creating a stunning art wall

Recessed niches is the perfect place to place your favourite piece of art. It can be a sculpture, a pottery or a stunner looking piece of art. Eye pleasing visual weight adds dimension to the niches.

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Make an impression by adding pottery art to your niches. It changes the dimension of your living room. Get credentials for your interior design thought process.

Your staircase can be the best perching spot offering visually stunning niches. Just add a dash of green to accentuate it.
Your staircase can be the best perching spot offering visually stunning niches. Just add a dash of green to accentuate it.
You can have many statement pieces of art displayed at your niches. It glorifies your wall up to two notch.
You can have many statement pieces of art displayed at your niches. It glorifies your wall up to two notch.
With your wall niches in place, just adding a light to each one will make a big change to a room.
With your wall niches in place, just adding a light to each one will make a big change to a room.
Adding mirror make your niches look lively. It really brightens up the dingy corner of your niche.
Adding mirror make your niches look lively. It really brightens up the dingy corner of your niche.
Your staircase gets a pleasant makeover with these amazingly beautiful niches.
Your staircase gets a pleasant makeover with these amazingly beautiful niches.
This African inspired décor pieces in the wall niches looks extremely pristine in this yellow coloured wall. Its adding an unique dimension to the wall.
This African inspired décor pieces in the wall niches looks extremely pristine in this yellow coloured wall. Its adding an unique dimension to the wall.

Creative Head and MD of Spacio Mr. Navin Kanodia says “Decorating niches can be a very interesting task as you can create your own visual appeal in the house. Niches can be used for a myriad of purposes, but always add style while not stealing away any usable space. At Spacio a person can be spoilt with options as we value the idea of wall niches.

Turn your Old Negatives Into a Positive With This Clever idea

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If you are wondering what to do with boxes or drawers overflowing with old film negatives, this clever project idea collected by Spacio Designers takes care of them while giving your home a bit of personalized mood lighting.

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All you need is one of the under Rs. 500 lamp, a decoupage glue, and a bunch of your old film negatives.

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The negatives should be easy enough to find if you’re a memory hoarder like most of us. With almost everyone using digital photography these days, most of those old negatives have been relegated to storage because you can’t bear to part with them – they are reminders of special times, after all.

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Before starting the project, you should definitely convert your negatives to digital so you can always hold onto the images. Then, follow the detailed instructions over at Poopscape to create your own one-of-a-kind photo negative lamp.

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The finished project is truly stunning. The light shining through the negative strips brings the images to life and calls to mind old movie projectors and photography studios.