Super-Easy Ways To Improve The Look Of Your Home

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The next time you’re feeling fed up with the way your home looks, don’t rest on your laurels and do nothing about it. To improve your home and to improve the way you feel about it, you should be proactive and do those things that will give it extra appeal.

But here’s the thing.

While you could renovate and pay for an expensive makeover, there are some very simple things you might do instead. Well, for the short term, at least. Here are some ideas!

Bring in more light

The more light that is allowed to come into your home, the better, as natural light is a great way to brighten up any room, and it can brighten up your mood too. So, if your curtains are heavy-set, consider replacing them with a set of blinds or curtains of lighter material. Pay for a window cleaning service if your windows are less than clean. And add a few reflective surfaces around your home, as the light will then bounce from place to place and increase the brightness of your chosen rooms. 

Minimize your belongings

By which we mean clutter, which could mount up if you have run out of places to store the items you keep in your home. Too much of it could make the rooms in your home look unsightly, and you will instantly ruin any chances of achieving a sense of peaceful zen. So, get rid of things you don’t need, and then find ways to store your belongings by adding more kitchen, living room and bedroom storage to your home. 

Paint everything

Well, not everything. You shouldn’t paint your cat! But when it comes to the walls, ceilings, and fixtures, a fresh coat of paint could make all the difference to the look of your home interior. So, think about the colors you like, and add them as appropriate. But remember to be careful with color choices, as you should use a color wheel to mix and match what you’re doing so as not to make any garish decisions. 

Personalize your living space

Your home is uniquely yours, so add those things that reflect your tastes, passions, and personality. Adding your favorite colors is one thing, but you might want to put extra shelving up for your prized collectible items, and you could create a photo wall featuring pictures of the people and places that mean the world to you. And if you have crafty bones in your body (not an official medical description), you could add your own creations too. From your own works of art to cushions and throws that you have knitted together yourself, add them to your home to add aesthetic appeal.

Those were just a few ideas, but there are other simple touches you could make to. Vases of flowers make a lovely touch. Colored lighting is a good idea if you want to create certain moods. And the occasional purchase, such a new rug or a piece of furniture, could also bring new life to your home. Think about it, and do what you need to do for a super-easy makeover.


Fashion, Lifestyle, and Travel blogger, based in NC.

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