Home design trends come and go each year with surprising regularity. You don’t have to fall into the ‘trend trap’ when you renovate your house if you use the following list of improvements that have stood the test of time. Choose one or two of these ideas and begin the new year with a new look for a few rooms in your home.
The number of people who are working from home is on the rise and with it the demand for a perfect home office that fits the bill. Not every new home business owner has the luxury of starting fresh out of the gates with an office that can rival the space for some executives. However, everyone that makes their living out of the home should pay attention to the space they call the office, if only for the sake of productivity.
The process of renovating can be challenging under the best of circumstances. Not only are various workmen coming in and out of your house constantly, but drywall dust and other debris get everywhere. Some people prefer to schedule renovations when they are out of town entirely, while others want to be there to check in on a daily basis. No matter which route you choose, however, it is important to prepare your home for renovations. Here are 3 easy ways to keep your belongings safe during renovations.
If you are moving into a new house, then there must be a lot of things going in your mind. The first step is to be organized and think of various ideas before you think of shifting there. You can read various magazines, check different websites to look for inspiration. Given below are some novel interior design furniture ideas that you will love:
Is your dream home feeling like a nightmare? Okay, maybe it’s not bad. However, it might be time for some renovations. Your home’s style might have been in when you first bought it, but now it’s time for an upgrade. Here’s a guide for how to get the most out of a complete home makeover.
Check Your Budget
There’s no two ways about it: home makeovers can be expensive. It’s a good investment, but you don’t want to sink all of your money into it. Make sure that you are only covering what you know you can cover. It’s okay if you need to use a credit card for some of it. However, you should make sure that you’ll be able to pay off the balance sooner rather than later. Your renovated home will feel much cozier if it was renovated in a money-smart manner.
When you have a large family or like to throw parties every now and then, having plenty of entertainment space in your home is important. While an upgraded living area or a kitchen works great, it’s also ideal to create an excellent outdoor space whenever possible. Mother Nature is the best exterior designer and she shows off her chops during summer and spring when the outdoors come alive with blooming flowers, nice breezes, bird songs, and the refreshing aroma of freshly-mowed grass. Is your home’s patio living up to her standards?
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Contributed by Adam Wilson
Are you bored of the way your curtains looked for the past decade? Do you hate seeing the same sofa in the house of all your friends? Well, what you are looking for is something that caters to high lifestyle and taste. There is an array of antique retro furniture restoration services available today, which cater to your unique taste and stand out in the common homes. Nevertheless, where do you find them? How do you select them from the huge list available online? When it comes to a luxury concierge, there is no stopping you from accessing the best and turning your home into a demi-paradise.
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An antique retro furniture restoration consultant by the character of his work gets access to the most personal part of a person’s life- his home. A person’s home is a reflection of what he is. Likewise, it goes for his taste for the furniture too.
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Guest post contributed by Donna Estrada
You might encounter questions such as, “Where is home for you?” the answers might vary in each person but they have one thing in common why they end up answering that and it’s because they’ve found comfort in that place that they consider as their home. Four-in-ten or a total of 38% say the place they consider home isn’t where they’re living now. A person’s home is their self-definition because, in some places, it’s not just where they are, it’s who they are.
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Guest post contributed by Helen Bradford
Sunny days and warm weather are finally here, and it’s about time you enjoyed that new outdoor furniture you bought. The only thing you’re not sure about is how to take care of it so it lasts longer. Specifically, what to do to prevent the elements from ruining that custom-made woodwork, or those expensive cushions. Don’t worry – some of this advice might help keep that nirvana corner in your garden for the longest time.
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Guest post contributed by Zack Davis
A bedroom is your personal space that you look forward to after coming home from work all tired and worn-out. Therefore it should be designed in a way that gives you comfort and helps you to enjoy a sound sleep. This article will serve as a step by step guide to help you create a comfortable bedroom which can refresh and rejuvenate your body and mind.
Step 1: Select the bedroom furniture
Selecting the bedroom furniture depends on your personal taste. However, if you are a fashion freak and want the décor of your bedroom to stay up to date, then it is best to opt for a mixture of traditional and modern furniture pieces. The good thing about traditional furniture is that it looks classic and is never out of fashion. If you don’t share your bedroom with anyone, then you can go for single bed options or if you are sharing your bedroom, but it is small in size then its best to go for queen size bed instead of king size bed. Look at the head board of the bed and choose the one that best suits your needs. For example, if you prefer reading a book before going to sleep the best choice for you is to have an upholstered headboard having a comfortable surface that would soothe your back when you lean against it. Other furniture items include side tables, night stand and a rocking chair that give a complete look to your personal space.
Step 2: Select a comfortable mattress for your bed
The key to a sound and peaceful sleep is a comfortable mattress. Make sure that your mattress is not only soft but has a comfortable fabric that feels good against your skin. The kind of mattress you opt for largely determines the quality of rest you get every night. Before going for the mattress shopping set a budget range and check different mattresses for their comfort level and opt for best memory foam mattress that would provide you personalized comfort.
Step 3: Select the lightning of your bedroom
Choosing the right lighting scheme can uplift the vibe and highlight the décor of your bedroom. This does not mean that you should go for lighting that is too bright. A bedroom is a place where you look up to get some rest after a tiring day at work so the lighting scheme should be soft so that it relaxes your nerves and body. If you like reading in your bedroom, then make sure that proper light fixture is hanging above your bed that provides you with sufficient light needed for reading purpose.
Step 4: Select the paint for your bedroom
Bright and vibrant wall paints no doubt looks good and add a playful spirit to your space but opting for soothing color palettes is a good choice when you are considering to paint the bedroom walls. Neutral wall paints give a spacious look to your bedroom and have a relaxing impact on your mind and body. Moreover, subtle shades give you the leverage to decorate the walls of your bedroom according to your own style to add a bit of color and glamour to your bedroom. Hang your favorite pictures or abstract art pieces, make a collage or go with just a single statement piece the choice is totally yours.
Step 5: Add a centered rug
A small rug placed at the center of your bedroom will not only complete the décor of your bedroom but will also give a welcoming start to your day by pampering your feet by its soft fiber and fur right after you wake up and step out of bed. Moreover, the unique patterns and designs of the rug blend perfectly with the décor of your bedroom and give it a more exotic look.
Zack Davis is a well-known psychologist, content writer, and marketer for sleepholic. I’m very concerned about human health, love sleeping and enjoy hanging out with friends. You can often find me happily writing about anything to do with sleep and other related topics.