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Modern Essentials For Your Home

Modern Essentials For Your Home

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Everyone is houseproud to some degree or another. Even if you are someone who doesn’t think of yourself as being particularly meticulous with your home, chances are you have your limits. Most people want certain things from their homes, certain ideas and limitations which others don’t have. As we progress through time, our ideas of what is essential also change. Nowadays, we are much more likely to spend time thinking about work than thinking about the home. However, the home is still important – it is, after all, where the heart is, and nothing quite beats it. Perhaps you are moving house soon, or have recently moved into somewhere new. Or maybe you are just hoping for a bit of an upgrade. Whatever your situation, read on to find out our modern essential must-haves for any busy home.

A Dazzling Colour Scheme

The fact is, colour is as important as it has always been. The rules might have changed about what is acceptable and what is not, but not by much. What used to work still pretty much always works. If you are decorating a home, whether new or one you have lived in for many years, think minimalistic. Go for the more plain colours – those which are not too hard on the eye. Keep it fairly neutral. There are many benefits to this. Not least is the fact that it increases the value of the property. So if you are hoping to sell any time soon, then this is an absolute must.

Renewable Energy Source

There is no getting around the importance of renewable energies anymore. While only a few years ago, you might have considered such things to be an interesting idea and little more, today they are much, much more. Now they are a vital aspect of the fight against a dying planet. And the thing with renewable energy is, it benefits everybody. So if you use solar installers to have panels fitted to your roof, you will notice the benefits straight away. These panels soon pay for themselves – there are even reports of people being able to sell energy back to the grid! Every modern home needs a method of obtaining energy which is reliable and eco-friendly.

Well-Stocked Kitchen

Back to personal matters, there is nothing more pleasing than having a full-stocked kitchen. And by stocked, we’re not just talking about food! I mean to treat yourself to all the gadgets and gizmos that you can think of. Unfortunately, these days our kitchens do sometimes get ignored in the favour of other rooms of the house. Perhaps we can blame part of that on the prevalence of a fast-food culture. But for those of us who still enjoy getting our hands dirty in the kitchen, there is no feeling better. Next time you are wondering what to change around the house, give the poor old kitchen a re-stocking it will never forget.

A Utilised Garden

Similarly, the garden is one of the most important parts of any home – and yet, it is often overlooked. Come Spring time, it is a great idea to reinvigorate your garden and make it great again. Why not mark out an area for a vegetable patch? There are fewer more pleasing feelings than growing your own fruit and veg. And what’s more – it will save you money in the long run. Take back control of your garden this year – you’ll be thankful you did.

Naomi Isted
Editor in Chief, Naomi Isted is known as The Ultimate Lifestylist to her readers and viewers. She is a TV Presenter and Columnist. Ranked in the Top 100 LFW Social Media Influencers AW14 & SS15, Brand Ambassador for Pears Soap UK. Her Celebrity beauty TV Series currently airs to 27million homes on Physique TV in UAE, previously on Wedding TV in the UK. She brings fashion and beauty advice to her readers and viewers on a daily basis. She is Fashion and Beauty Columnist for Herald Scotland and has a Fashion and Beauty Bridal Blog for HELLO. She can usually be found attending celebrity fashion and beauty events in and around London and sharing the latest fashion and beauty trends with her readers.

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