5 Styling Secrets to Give Your Home a New Look


When you’ve been spending most of the time at home, especially during a global pandemic, you will want to improve your home décor. It is one of the ways to elevate your mood and increase productivity. However, you don’t require a hefty amount of money to get a new look for your home. You need to think out of the box, reinvent, rearrange, and tweak parts of your home to create a whole new style.

Below are a few secrets you can put into use to create a new outlook for your home:

  • Spring clean your home

The first step to reclaiming your home is to do a walk-through while noting down areas that you want to change. Take note of items that have similar functions and take photos of their original position before removing them. To avoid being overwhelmed within the first stage of restyling your home, find a large area where you can store everything to create a clear picture of what you’re working with.

  • Paint and decorate the walls

A coat of fresh paint is the easiest way to give your home a new look. The first thing that people will notice about your home is the color; choose one that is vibrant and goes with your accessories. Make sure to cover your furniture and accessories when painting to avoid stains that are an eyesore.

When the paint dries, clean your home to eliminate debris, odor, and reduce airborne pathogens with an IAQ device. To restyle your home and demonstrate creativity, fill the walls with décor that adds character to your room. You can use artwork, canvases, paintings, portraits of you and your family, and other elegant accessories.

  • Revamp old accessories

Instead of purchasing new furniture and accessories, revamp them to make them more stylish. If you have a ton of old items hanging out in your basement or garage, take them out. If you have functional items, tweak them by adding color or creating something new with them. For example, you could change the color of a lampshade and the cover material on old dining room chairs.

  • Use lighting

Lighting goes a long way in making your home look lively and uplifting your mood. While decorations are necessary, don’t forget to purchase lighting to illuminate your home. You can get dramatic lighting to make your home appear more luxurious and make your décor stand out. Incorporate natural lighting for daytime by opening up your home. You can add sky lighting or bright sheer curtains on all windows.

  • Rearrange furniture and swap accessories

Restyling is not always about purchasing new items for your home. It can be as simple as rearranging your furniture and swapping accessories. You can swap cushions or pillows, and your decorations from their original place to another. However, ensure that your home remains functional when you move furniture.

Bottom line

Restyling your home can elevate your mood and give you a fresh start, especially when you’ve been spending too much time indoors. To make your home cozy, revamp your old accessories and use them to decorate, rearrange your furniture, and swap accessories. Ensure you clean your home and take out accessories to spark your creativity.

Give your walls a fresh coat of paint in a different color and add decorations. Embrace natural lighting and add illumination to the dark corners to liven up your home.

 

Jeff Campbell

Jeff Campbell is a husband, father, martial artist, budget-master, Disney-addict, musician, and recovering foodie having spent over 2 decades as a leader for Whole Foods Market. Click to learn more about me

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