5 Ways to Help Your Home to Help You
The home is where the heart is, or so the saying goes, and it should be the one place that you can truly relax and feel at peace. Not only is your home more than a collection of walls, floors and utility bills, but it is also a place where you can escape the stress of hectic modern life. Here are 5 ways to inexpensively enhance your home:
You can immediately update your home with a lick of paint, and it is the most popular way to breathe new life into homes. Although it can seem like a daunting task at first, there are many online guides to show you exactly what to do and what not to do. Paint rooms as and when you have the time and inclination, or just paint one wall to make a feature of it. Remember, your ceiling is an area of decoration that often gets forgotten: ceilings reflect the natural light in the room and are the unsung hero for helping to create ambiance!
Think about the bits and pieces that you have lurking about your home. Do they all work together? Or do they instill in you feelings of clutter? By removing your clutter, you are inviting clarity in – not only in the home, but also in your mind as your surroundings often mirror your mental state. One man’s junk is another man’s treasure, any accessories and ornaments that you may not wish to keep, sell; do make sure that you are not selling something too cheaply by researching its value online.
You do not have to buy a new three-piece lounge set to reinvigorate your lounge area. The clever use of cushions, throws and rugs can invite feelings of change within the room, without the expense of a complete overhaul. By adding an accent of color that can be picked up and replicated in other rooms such as the bedroom, you create a calm but continuous ambiance through the house. Threel is a company that offers a range of bedding options in a variety of hues, patterns and tones using different fabrics. Choose your fabric to suit your lifestyle: 100% cotton bedding offers great durability and is machine washable, cotton sateen provides a luxurious shine and a reduction of creasing. Bamboo is also both breathable for temperature control and environmentally friendly.
A wonderfully inexpensive way to add feelings of vitality and health to any home is to add some greenery to your rooms, either a bunch of flowers or houseplants. Having greenery in your house uplifts you and is often a great contrast to all the technology and devices that are so present in today’s homes. Not only do they look great, but are efficient at removing environmental toxins that are build up and reduce air quality.
Finally, what better way to finalize the transformation of your home, than to dim the lights and light a candle to upend the ambiance of a room? It must be from our caveman heritage that our natural love of a flickering flame is born, but it really is an easy way to add a touch of luxury.