“Home is a place where it feels right to walk around with shoes.” A home is not just a home, but also a place you leave everyday and yet you look forward to going back to at the end of the day. It is a place where you can relax and be yourself. It is then best to make your home relaxing and at the same time welcoming to visitors. Below are some tips on how you can improve your home.
De-clutter. Yes, this is a tiring and stressful thing to do but this also brings a very wonderful effect on your home. First, pick up your cleaning gadgets, that is, rubber gloves, brooms, floor mop, soap, and others. Next, pick a room inside your house where you want to start first. Start cleaning. Scrub the floor, wash the windows, dust the furniture, do everything as if there is no tomorrow. Be strict with yourself and go over your pile of old things. Pick the stuff that can be recycled or you think you would still be needing. Then throw the rest or if they are still in good condition, sell them.
Add visual interest on your wall. You can lighten up your house by adding visual interest on your wall such as hanging a painting, a picture or some extraordinary hats from your collection. Adding art on your wall will make it more attractive and will increase the appreciation of the visitors. If you are an artist, then unleash yourself and put your artwork on your wall. Nothing really beats personal touch.
Set up the path. The footpath to your front door do not just provide safe passage, but it also gives your visitor idea of what is the tone of your home style-casual, informal or simple. You can choose from the variety of materials for your footpath, may it be bricks, stone, tiles or concrete depending on your style and design in mind.
Clean and green. Your front lawn carpets your yard and your house will look attractive or not on the street depending on the appearance of your lawn. You can keep your lawn green by watering it every day and fertilize it if necessary. Also, you have to be mindful of the height of the grass in your lawn. It is best to keep them short. Thus, weeding, raking and mowing regularly are also important. You can also dress up your lawn by adding potted plants or bushes that fit the theme of your house.
The tips mentioned above are just few of the simple ways of how you can improve your home. By following the tips, you can make your home beautiful and much cozier than the way it was.