Like any other aspect of your life, sometimes your home needs sprucing up. If your home is looking a little tired and messy, there are plenty of tips and tricks to make your home look pretty and welcoming- without the expenses of a renovation project. We all love to gloss over interior design magazines, and imagine ourselves living in a beautiful space- and why can’t that dream become reality? If you’re looking to breathe some life into your house and give it a simple refresh, then We Buy Any House have compiled our top tips to help.
Clear the Clutter:
It’s surprising how much decluttering can make a difference to not only the way your home looks, but how the space feels. Almost every homeowner is guilty of having some type of clutter in their house somewhere, and over time you barely even notice the piles of letter of boxed of clothes stashed in the corner. However, clutter can impact the way your property looks and feels, taking away critical space and being a space for germs and dust to breed. If you want an idea of how your home looks, take a picture of each room. This will expose the clutter in each room, and now you can take the time to go through each area and either find a permanent home for the clutter or donate it to charity.
The famous quote “before you leave the house, look in the mirror and take one thing off. Its always better to be underdressed”, by Coco Chanel should not only apply to you as an individual, but to your home, too. Often, are homes are overrun with items, unused pieces of furniture or things we shouldn’t have bought. A simple way to refresh your house is to scale back on these items. Perhaps your home could do with two pictures on the mantlepiece instead of 12…
Flowers are one of nature’s most beautiful gifts. The most well designed and aesthetically pleasing homes have one thing in common: they utilise fresh flowers. Not only do flowers add a touch of liveliness and freshness to the room, but they can soften the harsh lines of contemporary spaces and textures. However, fresh plants can get expensive, so maybe its worth investing in a houseplant which is hopefully a onetime purchase.
Add a Fresh Coat of Paint:
One of the easiest ways to revive your home is to add a fresh coat of paint. This will instantly breathe new life into the property, and even if your furniture is beginning to look a little worse for wear, then at least your walls will look brand new and refreshed. Additionally, it’s also an inexpensive way to redecorate, as most of us have left over cans of paint, and they are pretty cheap to buy.
Add Scented Candles:
Scented candles immediately give off a luxurious feel to your home. To spruce up your home, start by embracing fragrant accessories. Not only are they a decorative piece to have in the home and make any mantelpiece or shelf look good, but the smell makes your home feel cosy, inviting and appealing. The huge choice in scents also means you can find something to suit you perfectly.
Rearrange Your Furniture:
Its perhaps the simplest one on the list, but rearranging your furniture is a great way to add a different vibe and aesthetic to your house. It’s amazing how much we can transform our homes simply by reordering the layout. It also gives the home a new feel, and you may even end up making some spaces larger. However, ensure that you have help doing this- as you don’t want to cause injury by lifting and moving heavy furniture.