Trends come and go in everything from fashion to home décor. For most of us, following along with what’s hot at the moment is a costly affair – far too costly to engage in; we simply stick with the classics and throw some trendy items in here and there to keep our outfits fresh and our home in style.
In the home especially, staying true to every trend that comes down the pike is largely unattainable unless you have vast financial resources and a ton of time on your hands. Instead, like with clothing, it’s best to surround yourselves with classics and ride out the trends with as little fanfare as possible. To that end, it helps to choose items for your home that are always in style, including accessories such as clocks.
Using clocks in a home as a decorative element is a great way to add high style at low prices and infuse your home with classic pieces that are timeless and trend-proof. Some of the ways in which to use clocks in the home include:
* Add a classic wall clock to your family room décor. Purchase a clock that is made from the same kinds of wood used in your family room furniture and you will create a cohesive flow to the room.
* Use mantel clocks wherever you can. People really overlook the impact that mantel clocks can have in a room. They are small, they are portable, and they look great no matter where you put them. Get creative and add a classic touch on shelves and countertops with mantel clocks.
* Grandmother clocks. They have all the style and sophistication of grandfather clocks in a smaller stature; perfect for areas of your home that you really want to highlight.