In the past, a fully customized home was rare and largely only available to those that could afford it. Thankfully, these days there are more opportunities to make your home unique through the use of customisable decor pieces. There are options available for a range of budgets, or you could use your creative skills and create something special yourself using upcycled materials. We’ve gone through the Internet and picked the top five best ideas for introducing customizable and bespoke items into your home.
The modern home has so many options for lighting that you truly are spoiled for choice. We came across an incredibly alluring set of lights that have been handcrafted by an artist called David Hunt. His Cosmos series is sublime. He has made a light that resembles the big bang, with several particles hurtling outward and on each end, you have an LED light bulb. This light is in a deep green and bronze hue and can be hung from the ceiling. His other works include a London collection which is of contemporary designs, imitating the firehose guard styles that were present in the 60s. This open gusset design allows for a shallow and wider spread of light as well as acute and focussed designs too. This type of lighting would go well for a dining room as you want guests to look up and be amazed. It adds to the ambience and the style of a room where one comes to dine.
Your own personal wardrobe
Of course, no bespoke home is complete without made to measure wardrobes. The benefit of this is that the wardrobes can be made to your exact style and specifications. All you need to do is select the height, width, material and style. Choose fully adjustable legs and hinges which allow for doors to open at a staggering 165-degrees. Wardrobes made from PMC are very pliable and lightweight and soft-close doors will ensure your wardrobe can be shut with a lot of unintended force but the doors will stop and then close silently behind you. Sounds perfect!
Bespoke area rug
Did you know that old knight of the chivalry era used to make area rugs that were of their family crest? Their coat of arms would be the first thing anyone walking into the home would see. This was to show off their family history and also to warn any enemies of just who they were trying to mess with. You can make bespoke area rugs to suit your own tastes and carry on this tradition of customizing the classic entrance rug. Place it in the foyer or living room, it’s your choice. Go for something that would start conservation.
Sculpting your dreams
If you have had a vivid dream that was both beautiful and mesmerizing, you can turn the most prominent part of it into a sculpture. Work with a keen craftsman to draw and then create your figure or setting and place it in the garden or in the home. Statues of heroes or perhaps a fair naked maiden taking a bath in a river would look brilliant in your foyer. You would seem like someone of culture and good taste! The question is who, do you work with? Go for a craftsman who can work with limestone or sandstone. These two are the most common stone types that yield the most epic results.
Customized coffee table
Coffee tables are like blank canvases, you can do almost anything you want. They’re not formal so they’re okay to experiment on. One way in which you can make our coffee table more stylish is to add etching into the corners and around the border. This can be of the early-modern style with flowers, vines and birds scattered around. You also have the etching of the ancient Greek design, with squares folding into each other. Or, how about a design which is a full portrait of someone you care about? There have been carvings of accident scenes that have been placed into the centre of a coffee table, along with a small glass sheet over the top so you can’t see inside into a 3D table.
What kinds of bespoke decor ideas do you get from this list? Do you think you will speak to someone about making you a personal sculpture of a dream you had? Maybe you want a handmade light which is unique and represents an idea about light as well?0