Nora Kay

Nora Kay

Community Manager at Spaceio
Nora Kay

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Water features for the interiors — bring the splash-in

When it comes to the addi­tion of water fea­tures with­in the inte­ri­ors of any project, it is such an add-on that could change the over­all ambiance instant­ly. They are gain­ing pop­u­lar­i­ty due to the flow­ing water’s sooth­ing sounds which have been asso­ci­at­ed with med­i­ta­tion that pro­vides calm­ness, har­mo­ny along with a lot of flare and style to any room.

Since there are many ways to incor­po­rate indoor water fea­tures accord­ing to one’s per­son­al pref­er­ences, here are a few ways list­ed out for home­own­ers to get inspired from !

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The Types Of Indoor Water Features

The Foun­tains : A decor acces­so­ry that could be used as a strik­ing focal point, the main rea­son behind the addi­tion of water foun­tains is that it imme­di­ate­ly draws the atten­tion of the onlook­ers. Addi­tion­al­ly, the sooth­ing sound of the foun­tain will cre­ate a calm­ing ambiance that can help any­one relax after a hec­tic day. Incor­po­rate small table foun­tains with oth­er dec­o­ra­tive acces­sories to cre­ate a pic­ture per­fect look.

The Pools :

A must have addi­tion for those who love enter­tain­ing guests and owns a larg­er space ! A pool gives one to enjoy a snack or drink and also allows one to orga­nize pool par­ties, which is def­i­nite­ly a great idea to impress the guests. The addi­tion of a light­ed pool foun­tain also helps in cre­at­ing mood and the atmos­phere one wish to create.

Yet anoth­er tip to incor­po­rate water fea­ture is the addi­tion of an indoor pond sur­round­ed by plants ! Place a seat­ing with warm col­or­ful cush­ions around to cre­ate a per­fect place to escape from the stress of day to day life.

Aquariums :

How about the addi­tion of fish­es and plants that are wav­ing under­wa­ter along with the sounds of bub­bling water, and rep­re­sents a mini ver­sion of the sea ? This will not only help one to relax but also gives the oppor­tu­ni­ty to enjoy the time spend there. Even babies enjoy their time in front of an aquar­i­um, since the col­or, the move­ment along with the water grabs their attention.

Also, it is an amaz­ing idea to add an aquar­i­um to enhance any part of the inte­ri­ors as that focal point of that area, one choos­es can be the aquar­i­um itself.

Waterfalls (Water Wall, Water Curtains, Rock Waterfall):

The rock water­falls are avail­able in dif­fer­ent styles and mate­ri­als like the nat­ur­al stone, veneer pan­els, con­crete, fiber­glass and so on. Water­falls usu­al­ly exhib­it a nat­ur­al look hence, it main­tains the same tex­tures of that of nat­ur­al rocks. Where­as a water wall slow­ly cas­cades down water from the top of the wall. And the rain cur­tains are basi­cal­ly made with thin clear strands that run the water from the top of the unit to the water channels.

Types Of Fountains

Foun­tains are avail­able in var­i­ous sizes, mate­ri­als, tex­tures rang­ing from dra­mat­ic and rus­tic to the sophis­ti­cat­ed ones ! The three basic indoor foun­tain types are the table­top, wall mount, and the floor fountain.

The table­top foun­tains are best for the lob­by area, liv­ing and din­ing area’s shelf or table. Also, these foun­tains are not that expen­sive com­pared to the oth­er types. Com­bin­ing the table­top foun­tains with oth­er home decor acces­sories and match­ing it well with the cab­i­net, where it is being placed, is a great way to cre­ate a per­fect cor­ner. Place a large abstract paint­ing or a col­lec­tion of a few wall art in a cer­tain pat­tern, to com­plete the look.

Wall mount­ed foun­tains are best for small­er spaces. They can be mount­ed on any type of walls and are very easy to install with the help of a brack­et sys­tem. Where­as as the floor foun­tains are per­fect for large lob­bies, hall­ways, entryways.

Since foun­tains are avail­able in var­i­ous mate­ri­als, even try­ing out nat­ur­al mate­r­i­al is a great way to enhance the inte­ri­ors of any home. Add foun­tains made of bam­boo, stone, rock and place it next to the indoor plants to cre­ate an instant unique “Asian touch”. As foun­tains are avail­able in dif­fer­ent styles one could eas­i­ly beau­ti­fy and set homes in var­i­ous design themes as per per­son­al preferences.

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