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Small Ways To Spruce Up Your Home

Not every home renovation needs to be a costly or excessive affair. Sometimes, small improvements can make a huge difference to your home. And you don’t always need to bring in a professional team to help either. Whether you’re a builder or an amateur who’s never done any DIY in their life, you can do more to improve your home’s aesthetic than you might realize. The following suggestions are just a few small ways in which you could spruce up your house with very little money or time on your hands.

 

Open up the space in your home.

Your first objective should be to make your home feel more spacious. Too many households suffer from clutter. Even though most of us aren’t serious hoarders, we hoard to a certain degree. You need to go through your home and ask yourself whether half of the possessions you own are things you really want or need. Your goal should be to cut your belongings down to the essentials so that you can have a more minimalistic abode. That’s more than a design statement; it’s about creating a household in which you and your family can feel cozy. You want to be able to breathe in your own home.

 

And remember that you shouldn’t be striving to add new things to your home as part of this renovation project. The more you add, the more you return to that previous state of clutter. You should be striving to replace the old with the new if you’re going to spruce up the place. You might want to check out this leather sofa sale if you want to add a little class to your family room. It’s important to remember that comfort and aesthetic pleasure aren’t mutually exclusive things. Your house can look good whilst still being practical. That motto should be at the heart of your design process.

 

Extend your house.

Of course, decluttering your home is only one way to make it more spacious. You could spruce up your house by extending so as to turn it into something brand new altogether. A new conservatory, for example, could serve as both a lovely addition to your home’s interior and a lovely addition to your garden, in a sense. Of course, as mentioned in the introduction, there are always simpler and smaller ways to spruce up your home. You don’t have to build a conservatory if you don’t already have one; you could convert your attic, basement, garage, or any spare room you might have into a brand new room for your home. You could make an additional family room, for example. Extending your house is all about making better use of the space you have.

 

Repaint.

The best way to spruce up your home with minimal effort is to repaint the place. There’s nothing like a lick of fresh paint to completely transform the overall aesthetic of a room. If you go for a color such as white or cream for the walls then you leave your home’s design open for changes in the future; you can add other colors on top and the color theme of the room won’t clash with the background. Sprucing up your home is all about making it look nice in the long-run rather than having to update it every few years when its trendy features look outdated.

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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