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Sunday 3 December 2023

Interior Design Tips that will make your House a Home

 **Collaborative Post**

Have you recently moved into a new home or your house needs some serious redecoration and you don’t feel as though your house is a home then now is the time for you to do something about that. Whether you want to redesign your living room or whether you want to arrange the furniture in your bedroom, this guide will help you to choose the right elements so you can create your ideal design.


Changing things around in your home from the d├ęcor to the furniture is really important to ensure your house feels like your home as this is what injects your personality into your home. You could even start with your house number, after all it is the first thing people will see when they approach your home! 

Think Beyond Trends


Home trends can be useful if you want to get some inspiration, you do need to remember that your home should be a reflection of your taste. There are no right and wrongs with interior design and you are fully in charge of your own space. With that in mind, you do need to make sure that you keep certain trends in mind. Your home is where you spend the majority of your time, so make sure that your space always reflects you.

Mood Boards


Transform your interior from something tired and uninspired to something that is bursting with life by simply creating a mood board. Creating a mood board really is a great way for you to unleash your creativity and you may even find that it could help you to unleash new design inspiration too. Buy a large foam board and then take some pins and put up samples of fabric you like, wallpaper, furniture printouts, and more. One way for you to make sure that your look is modern would be for you to opt for made to measure curtains, as they will fit your space perfectly from the get-go. 

A New Lease of Life


Good interior design doesn’t mean you always have to buy things brand-new. A lot of the time, it’s about being clever with the things you already have. You may even be able to repurpose something so that it has a fresh look. Your grandma’s old sofa may have some very outdated florals but you can reupholster it with a bit of TLC. By doing this, you can then create unique pieces that stand the test of time.

Be Creative with Colour


Another thing you need to do is be creative with colour. Picking any palette for a room can be daunting, especially when considering your kitchen colour scheme. With that in mind, most people try to avoid going for things that are too colourful. Although this can be wise, it can also lock you down to boring colour schemes which can suck the personality out of the room. If you want to do something about this then make sure that you opt for bursts of colour throughout each room. The rooms don’t even have to follow on from each other either. You could have blue in your living room and then silver in the hallway and bedroom if you want. Either way, having slight bursts of colour is always the best way for you to unleash your creativity and you would be surprised at how much of a difference it could make to your home. If you are stuck on which colours to match then you can find colour-match websites that will take care of this for you.


Just remember to set your budget before you start as it can be easy to overspend when redecorating and if your budget is small prioritise the things you want to change the most or those that will have the biggest impact first. And remember that the whole point is to make a house feel like your home so it should reflect you, your style, and your personality, remember you are creating a space that you want to spend time in.

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