Why Custom Pieces are Important for Your Home!

Let’s talk about one of my favorite artistic aspects of designing a home, custom pieces! This subject really is my favorite because it can bring out the imagination and not to mention no one will have it! Who doesn’t love one of a kind pieces? So, in this post I’ll breakdown some of the most simplest custom ideas to the more extravagant and why it’s important when decorating your home/space.

"Designing a home is about giving people spaces to live and allowing them an outlet to express themselves."

This quote is very pertinent to what developing a custom piece for you home is all about. It allows the client to bring their imagination to full fruition. Now, this may not apply to everyone and that's ok because not everyone can creatively think of ideas. However, what everyone can do is explain verbally what they want and like. Therefore, if you're that person then custom pieces still apply!

Let's start with simple custom work that you can bring into your home. And, this is actually really fun to create for a client.

Throw Pillows -

Playing with fabrics, patterns and colors is a fantastic way to add layers to your home. Custom throw pillows are a great way to do that. This also can bring any furniture piece to another level. So, if you simply can't find what you're looking for in retail outlets then maybe creating your own will definitely do the trick! Not to mention creating your own color palette is something no one else will have. That is the whole point of customizing throw pillows.

Drapery -

One of the worst things you can do is buy curtains that don't fit your windows. Dressing any type of window with drapes that are ill fitting is a design, don't! If you can sew then this one should be a no brainer! Making custom drapery is another way to bring personality into any room. They create warmth, depth, layering and character into your window which in some homes is a focal point. Also, we often times see drapes in a sheer type of fabric or in some pattern that is just not appealing. Customizing drapery is an