Now, more than ever, our homes have become our peaceful oasis from the chaos of the pandemic. Our home is a reflection of who we are and the investment we are willing to make in our lives. Many people dream of having stylish homes, however, the process of designing a home can be very demanding and challenging, to say the least. To make the home feel more than a haven, below are some simple inexpensive ways to spruce up your home and add an extra flair to the style of your home;
Declutter. Over the years, the home collects all manner of clutter which can create visual distress and unappealing to say the least. Decluttering is without a doubt the first step towards sprucing up the home. Get rid of as many things as you can so that you can have a clean slate to redecorate.
Rearrange the living room. If you are spending more time than usual in your home, it may be time to rearrange the furniture of your home to give your space a new and fresh one. There are a variety of ways to rearrange the furniture and the choice of one over the other depends on your style and size of space. To make the home as cosy as possible, you can opt to add a piece of design furniture to act as a statement piece for your space. You can search for an online furniture shop for home design for inspiration of what sort of furniture and accessories are best suited for your home.
Add a pop of color. Paint can transform a space and change the overall feel of a room. It’s an easy and inexpensive way to change the mood of your home. There are various ways you can use paint creatively from painting a single accent wall, painting the ceiling or even painting the furniture.
Add some greenery. Plants are common staples in most homes for the obvious aesthetic values. With plants like the Zanzibar plant, snake plant, and monstera plant, you can bring greenery into your home. This is a fresh and stunning way to bring the outside in no matter the season. Plants are known to purify the air in the home and studies have shown to contribute to a variety of health benefits, sharpen focus and reduce stress.
Update on the lighting. Appropriate lighting is paramount to a home as it improves the mood of a space, reduces stress and creates an inviting ambience. The way you light up your home space can surely add more beauty and drama to any room. For instance, if you want a cozy aesthetic, go for a vintage lampstand. If you prefer a more sophisticated vibe, then why not opt for a black crystal chandelier that would surely be the centerpiece of your living room? Natural lighting is ideal for a home as it’s linked with improvement in our health and makes a room feel airy and gives off the feel of space. In the absence of natural lighting, artificial lighting can serve as a great alternative. It’s recommended to consider your lighting preferences during the initial design phase of construction to incorporate the three types of lighting.
Change up your floor covering. Carpets and rugs can define a space, give a visual interest to space and add warmth to the living room. Floor coverings are also used to add color and texture to space and visually separate different zones.