Most people dream of having an elegant home at one point in their lives, if they do not have it yet. Elegance, however, is a subjective term and what may be elegant to one person may be crass to another. Also, a lot of people seem to have equated elegance with luxury and size. An elegant home, in the minds of some people, is something that is at least three storeys high, has at least half a dozen bedrooms or so, sits on sprawling grounds and is filled from top to bottom with rich, expensive stuff.
It does not have to be that way, though. If you desire elegance in your home, no matter how simple or plain your home seems to you, it is not impossible to achieve the semblance of elegance in your home that you desire. The magical transformation that will change a homely home to an elegant one can be as easy and uncomplicated as buying a crystal vase.
Crystal vases instantly change the character of a room and lend it an air of opulence. With proper placement and lighting, the clarity and luminosity of the surface of a crystal vase can add brilliance to the room, the way a woman seems to shine when she is wearing diamond jewelry. And don’t we always make remarks on how beautiful a woman seems to be when she is wearing diamond jewelry?
Crystal vases can add more elegance and beauty to a room if placed with freshly cut flowers. Of course, some types of crystal vases get along perfectly well visually speaking with certain types of blooms but not with others. There are some types of crystal vases that are best left on their own. Whether or not to put flowers in your crystal vase is a matter of personal taste and choice.
If your choice of crystal vases runs along the lines of colored crystal rather than clear crystal, it would do best to leave them standing alone, in their own placement, without a painting or any other piece of décor near them that will distract the eyes away from them. Many times, elegance comes with simplicity and subtleness.