How to Decorate Shipping
We live in a world in which just having a shelter, food
and clothing is purely not enough. The living mentality
of people has evolved continuously in the past decades
and random bursts on non-conformism are not something
unusual anymore. If you are one of the people who feel
unrepresented by the masses, you could make a statement
by owning a house that is completely different from the
Comfortably Decorated Container House
Shipping container homes are the result of people deciding
they wanted to live in residences that are more and more
diverse, which suit their particular needs the best. Even
though the idea may seem absurd to many at a first glance,
there is more to it than meets the eye.
Recycled shipping containers actually make a great basic
construction material for people who love a challenge.
The only downside of deciding to leave your white fence
home or loft for a home that is made out of shipping containers
is the fact that there are not too many decorating possibilities.
However, with a bit of imagination, you can transform
the design of your new residence into something that is
actually interesting and original.
Poetry of Paint ...
Painting the containers in your favorite colors seems
like a good way to start, especially because this is the
cheapest and most handy procedure of improving the aspect
of your home. Next, you could consider cutting some sections
out for sliding doors and windows. You could also consider
building small patio in front of your home, because this
way the rain will not smash directly into your door.
Interior of a Container Home with Plenty
Breath of Fresh Air ...
Moreover, it will offer you a nice place to relax when
you feel like a breath of fresh air. A good idea is to
use combinations of colors and materials that are bold
and make a statement, as your home will thus gain a lot
of personality and it will not be seen as an absurd project
anymore, but more like an original and creative residence.
If you have taken the shipping container home concept
seriously and you own a large house structured on two
or more levels, the possibilities are actually countless,
especially if the structures inside are separated by glass
sliding doors that permit the visitor to glance at the
As this is certainly not a traditional house, you should
take advantage of this opportunity and decorate the structures
in a non-conventional way, including unexpected color
choices and materials that don't seem to belong together,
such as glass and wood.
Spacious Container House Interior with
Modern, Casual Furniture
Space is the Place ...
One of the main difficulties of living in a shipping
container home is the lack of space. This means that you
should avoid purchasing too much furniture, because this
will make the place looked more crammed than it is.
A minimalist style assorted with vivid colors is the
style that goes best with this kind of living spaces.
Add plenty of accessories on the walls and in the bedroom
/ kitchen in order to avoid the feeling that you are somewhere
The possibilities are actually endless; all you need
is boldness and lots of imagination.