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The Most Noticeable Home Decor Upgrades

The Most Noticeable Home Decor Upgrades

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Everyone, at some point, desires to upgrade their home. The reason that helpful blogs like ours exist is that there are of course superior and inferior ways to do this. If you hope to live in a home with taste, utility and beauty all balanced (and honestly, who doesn’t?) then adhering to some steadfast design philosophies might help you bring everything together. This can mean supreme satisfaction in the beautiful environment you are lucky enough to call home everyday.

Getting started, especially if you’re on somewhat of a budget, can feel quite daunting however. In your efforts to create a new home environment, it can be difficult to know where to start. This is especially true if this is your first time. In these cases, sometimes dipping your toe in the water and choosing objects and installations that serve maximum impact can help you glean a new overhaul of your room without too many decisions or spending requirements.

We’ve listed some of those in this handy guide below:

Flooring

Flooring is the one thing that people often forget to notice when considering their home decors. It’s also the thing that makes the most difference in how the aesthetic of the room binds itself together. If you desire to make the biggest impact possible with the least amount of wasted funding, this can be the best place to start by far. It certainly beats purchasing expensive ornaments that only take up a small fraction of the room, and it could also mean a small fraction of the cost. We’d recommend installing vinyl flooring, as this often has the most utility in design, color and texture patterns. It can also be custom fitted around the exact shape of the room, and beforehand you can experiment with different sample tiles to see what works with the color theme of your room already.

Windows

While televisions, paintings and other such implements can be considered focal points of a room, you’d be remiss to think that windows aren’t. Your windows are the focal point of light coming into the room, meaning they have a pretty large priority in trying to room together correctly. It could be that the thick thermal curtains you have on either side block more sunlight than you should be blocking, or it could be that the light spill is undesirable during certain times of the day and could do with redirecting. Window frames, particularly in old buildings, have a habit of becoming dry, stale and relatively unhygienic, so regular cleaning and painting of the framing itself could help revitalize the room to an extent you might not have realized.

Fireplace

Most rooms will also have some form of fireplace. It might be artificial, real, or wasted potential. If you can either reutilize, reinstall, clean or generally revamp your fireplace, then your room instantly increases its atmospheric potential to a fiery (fun intended) degree. It’s worth investing in getting this feature operational once again, as it can tie the room together in an unprecedented way, immediately increasing the value, warmth, homeliness and general beauty of the room in question. This goes even with a tasteful fake fireplace. Use your best wisdom here, as it can absolutely help a room look much grander than it did previously.

With these tips, your home decors options are sure to be much improved.

 

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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