Add Custom Design Touches to Your Home or Business

One of the things that makes the do-it-yourself shows on television so fun to watch and dream about is the use of custom-made items. One of a kind décor and furniture items can be pricey, but may be worth their weight in gold for the difference they will make to your home. Below are some ideas for ways to add custom touches.

Metal Works

For a business, a large cut-out sign can draw attention and create a memorable image in the mind of your customers. You could also get one of the sheet metal shops Portland Oregon brags about to laser cut the sign or even a metal cut-out saying for your home. Choose a family motto, name or a favorite saying to display on a living room or entry wall.

Soft Goods

Have pillows made in the same fabric as your drapes or bedspread to give your home a designer look. Many crafters are available to create knit or crocheted throws in any texture and color combination needed to finish your room off in style. You may want to upholster chairs in the colors of your company logo to add some pizazz to a reception area or office.

Paintings and Artwork

There is nothing like a painting of something personal to bring a bit of color to a wall and give you a theme to base a room around. Use a favorite vacation spot, a significant natural or architectural element, or even a favored pet or prize horse as the subject matter. Either a home or an office could benefit from this personalized detail.

A designer touch is not as much about having a specific tag or label attached to it as it is about quality and the way it fits into your room. Personalizing an item with something that is meaningful to your family or your business can add the personal touch you need to present a finished and polished professional look.