Wednesday, May 11, 2016

How To Transform Your New Home Into A Place You Love!

You may have found a property that you know has potential, and have brought it for that reason. But that doesn’t mean you love how it looks right now. When we buy a new house, we look for somewhere that has the potential to become our dream home. However, that can mean that when we first move in it isn’t the type of place we enjoy living in. In case you’re a little stuck for inspiration or just can’t work out where to start, here are a few useful tips.

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Focus on one space at a time

You probably want to get your new home transformed as quickly as possible, but there’s no point in rushing. The most important thing is to have a plan in place that details what you want to do in each space and how you’re going to do it. Don’t attempt to work on the whole house at once. Instead, work on one room at a time. This prevents the property getting too messy and should keep your stress levels low. Look for inspiration online before you start, to ensure your home is everything that you dreamed it would be.

Smarten up the outside

It’s not just about the inside of your home but the outside too. If the outside of your property isn’t as pretty as it could be, you need to change that. It’s best to start with the big things, such as the paint on the exterior of the house and the roofing, as these tend to make a big difference. Then, once those are sorted, you can start focusing on the smaller things like landscaping the garden. You can find inspiration for boosting your home’s curb appeal and making it a nicer place to be, online.

Paint the walls

For any spaces that you can’t revamp right away, painting the walls is a good idea. It’s amazing what a coat of paint can do to a space. From adding color and style to creating extra light, a coat of paint, if it’s the right shade, can make a big impact on the look and feel of a space. If you hate the wall color that the old owners picked out, you’ll end up disliking the space. That’s why, the sooner you can paint in colors you like, the better. You could even consider adding a fun accent wall to make the space more personal.

Add cute accessories

Another great way you can put your own stamp on your home before you revamp it properly is with accessories. Adding cute throws, faux fur throw pillows and lampshades that you love, can have a big impact. Take the time to pick out accessories for each room to help make your new home somewhere that you love. It’s also worth adding familiar scents to your home, as these can help to make your new property a place that you love. If there’s a feature that makes you feel at home, such as a cuckoo clock, hang it up as soon as possible. It’s the small things that make all the difference.

So there you have it, everything that you need to know about transforming your home into a place that you love. 

xoxo, 
Therese

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