There are times where you might fall out of love with your home, whether it’s because the design of some areas is outdated or you’ve just become too familiar with the existing space. With that being said, here are four ways to fall back in love with your home.
Give It A Declutter
Decluttering your home can make a real difference in how the space in your home feels and looks. We often can be hoarders when it comes to our belongings, and if we’re not making an active effort to declutter on a regular basis, then it can end up overwhelming you. Clutter can build up in all areas of the home and so it’s good to take some time when you can to focus on clearing your space in order to make your home feel less cramped and more spacious as a whole. Go through the home with the rest of the family to make sure that you are throwing out everything possible and not leaving things because you’re unsure of who they belong to. Be strict with what you throw out too and only hold onto things that are of sentimental value and aren’t just rubbish.
Consider A Renovation
A renovation is a big cost depending on what it is that you want to be done, but it can certainly be something that’s beneficial to do where you can. There are lots of different types of renovations out there, like single storey extension work, for example. It’s worth considering what it is you want to achieve and what it is that can actually be done. Some renovation work might not be possible due to space, the cost, or simply for legal reasons, like planning permissions not being accepted. It’s worth weighing up all your options in order to find what’s going to be the most beneficial.
Upgrading your equipment is something you want to consider when it comes to your home as a lot of frustrations towards your space might be due to something not working properly. Things like your white goods or technology are meant to last for a long time, but when they start going downhill, you can forget how good you had it when they were new. Consider what budget you have for upgrading the equipment in your home. If you love cooking and staying at home, focus your budget on renovating your kitchen appliances first, like a new fridge, dishwasher or espresso machine. Take a look at kitchen designs from around the world and get inspired by a kitchen full of culture!
Freshen Up Soft Furnishings
One of the less costly changes you can make to your home but make a big difference in your soft furnishings. Things like cushion covers and throws are a great thing that you can chop and change when it comes to freshening up the space. You might want to consider different themes and color patterns when it comes to each room, and it’s something that won’t cost a lot for you to do. It’s the little things that can really make a big impact to the space you’re looking at transforming.
Make It Green
Adding more plant life to your home will not only bring you joy and serenity, but also fill up the space and make the room look beautiful. To let your green plants and flower pots thrive indoors, sunlight is essential. The best spots usually are: on a window ledge; on a shelf located across the room from the source of natural light; in hanging pots and stands. If your home is a bit dark and doesn’t get a lot of sunlight, consider creating a small indoor garden for succulents.
Naturally, not every person has a green thumb; if that’s you, there’s an easy and low maintenance way to add greenery to your kitchen area: pots of fresh herbs like coriander, basil, mint or rosemary.
Falling back in love with your home is possible, so use these tips to take the steps needed to feel good in your home.
Disclaimer: this is a collaborative post.