10.16.2017

Happier on the inside. Ways to spruce up a drab home

Do you feel that your home needs a shakeup? It can be very difficult sometimes, if you really want to change your drab home environment to find the right style that suits you, your family or housemates, and also something that comes in under budget. Changing up your home is very expensive, but here are a few options that are cheap, and effective, and not just to improve your home, but to help make you feel better in your home environment.

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Covering Up Furniture
This is a simple option, it's cheap and it helps your furniture look almost like new, because of the handy disguise! If you are looking for different covers to help depending on the time of year, you can purchase reversible covers that have opposing colors, so one side has wintery colors, and the other side is more summery.

Moving Items
Not moving them out of the house completely, but moving items into different rooms. By giving it a new purpose, this will help to keep things fresh in your home. A good example is to move that big mirror in your living room, and put it into a spare room.

Paint
There are plenty of professional services like Eco Painting that's can completely shape up your property in a quick turnaround. It's easier for somebody else to paint the house from top to bottom, and it's a simple way to create a new style for your home, and also if your home is currently a drab color, or needs a new lick of paint, painting it a fresher color, such as a neutral blue, will be a lot better for your mood.

Let More Light In
This is another thing that is great for your mood as well, if you live in a part of the world that doesn't see much sunshine, especially in the lead up to winter, you need to figure out ways to let the light in, so remove any thick dark curtains, as this will create a better atmosphere, and also mirrors are a godsend when it comes to reflecting light back into the property.

Add Some Lamp Shades
If you've got big lights that are focal points of specific rooms, you could change the lampshades or get different colors to shake it up. If you've got lampshades that aren't very stylish and point the light in one direction, you could benefit from purchasing more opaque shapes, or go all out and get some stylish chandelier-type fittings. By creating lighter spaces, this will help to lift the mood of everybody in the house.

Make Use Of Space
Either by adding to other areas, or by going completely bare, it will help you to refocus the attention of specific areas of the room. It also is a great reason to start clearing out some items to make up a bit more space for your home.

A drab home can be a massive impact on anybody's state of mind, and if you make some stylistic changes, in combination with some ways to help let the light in, this will have a very positive effect on how you feel.

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