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Make Your House A Home In 2018

January 10, 2018

Make The Most Of What You Have

With the New Year, make a resolution to keep your home fresh and organised. See that things that have been cluttering up your home are either removed or made better use of; if something no longer holds any value or purpose to you, then remove it. Make an effort to try and upscale a piece of furniture should it start to look tired, or if you’re beginning to fall out of love with it. Consider reupholstering that threadbare and otherwise exhausted chair in your living room, or see that you give it a fresh coat of paint. Don’t forget you can donate your unwanted furniture and wares to charity – there’s life in that old chair’s legs yet.

Give Rooms A New Feel For Less

Be savvy where you can. Before buying new house fittings, consider shifting furniture in the room around as this can alter the feel and dynamic of the room without spending a single penny. Rooms in your home hold different functions so accessorize them accordingly. Keep it simple. Keep your bedroom cool, relaxed and cosy. Do this by making sure it is organized – this is important and should be your primary focus. Your bedroom should be a space whereby you can feel at ease, keep the feel of the room simple and unfussy. Keeping beauty products and small miscellaneous items out on top of the cabinets and stands will contribute to your room feeling cluttered and busy, so keep belongings placed away in a drawer.

Living Room

Your living room is an important place in your home, it should be a sanctuary for calm and functionality. Entertain the thought of getting a quiet fish tank from water-garden.co.uk. Installing it can be done for you, and there is an attractive range of tanks and aquariums to choose from. Watching the slow motion of fish is therapeutic and conducive to relaxation. Keep your living room simple and unfussy, and don’t forget to add plants to this space – make your house and home by dotting plants about the house for the added realm of fresh air. Research conducted by NASA found that many plants purify the air inside your home, removing the likes of ammonia, benzene, formaldehyde, and xylene. Take a look at this article to find out more about the benefits of keeping both healthy, and hardy and robust plants. Bring the outside in. Home your new plants all over the house – the bathroom is also a great place to keep them.

Keep Organised

Make an effort to keep things in their place, this way you’ll know where things are and find them both easily and quickly. You can reuse small plastic pots such as the ones you purchase hummus in and also kitchen drawer dividers to keep them neat. The same rule applies to your closet contents, if you no longer wear an item of clothing, throw it out or donate it. Adding some soft furnishings like a rug can be all you need to revitalise a room. Rugs add an added level of comfort and warmth, and they anchor a space.

 

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