Fall in love with your home this February
It’s important to love your home.
Like any relationship it shouldn’t be one sided! The more love you show your home the more it will be reciprocated. Perhaps when you first laid eyes on your home it was love at first sight. As time has gone on things have become more complicated. You have discovered more things that need attention and work. The thought of addressing these things can be exhausting when you are struggling to find the time, in your busy life. You have even forgiven yourself for thinking of moving on!
Or perhaps you are obsessed with your home, and you spend a lot of your time thinking about how you can improve it. You love the natural character of your home and you have done much already to improve it and you simply need some inspiration.
The little things you can do
Show your home you care by cleaning and keeping it in tip-top shape. A fresh coat of paint, new lamp shades, some more collectables or accessories for the kitchen. Candles, flowers, plants, paintings, pictures and perhaps most importantly trying something new. To keep things really fresh and vibrant take a departure from your norms.
Try something different
Have you ever painted your furniture? Try it – the kitchen table and chairs or sideboard. It’s on trend right now and the results can be room altering. There is no such thing as right or wrong when it comes to interior design and decorating. It’s your home to make unmistakably yours. Restore furniture or find something a bit different, that tells the story of who you are.
Commitment – big renovations
Show how committed you are to making the most of your home by not putting off what you have wanted to do for ages. Your dream kitchen, a new bathroom, or both. If you need to borrow for one sometimes the smart thing to do is borrow a little more and take out a loan and give your house the complete makeover it deserves. This will add some serious value to your home.
Garden and outside
A great garden can truly become a magical place. The scope for ideas and to create your own unique world is endless. From decking, flowerbeds to ornate garden sculptures. Multilevel gardens with built-in seating. While it’s still wintry why not create a fire pit and plant some outdoor lights which will create a warm, romantic ambience outside.
If like many people, you work remotely, why not create your perfect work from home space. If space is limited a balance between aesthetics and functionality can be difficult to achieve. Experiment with your set up, perhaps put your desk near a window, or hang some inspirational pictures, which will stop you becoming bored of the same four walls. The little things here make a big difference, even some flowers or plants. Keep things simple, a well organised compact desk that does not make a statement but is functional and uncluttered so you can concentrate on the tasks in hand.
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This article was originally published by BriefYourMarket and is reproduced here with their permission.
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