Decorating and Redesign Tips to Liven Up Your Home

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Thinking about giving your home a design overhaul? Any home has amazing potential to be updated with a completely different aesthetic and feel. You might be thinking about an all-out renovation, repainting the walls, changing the carpet, or just replacing some items of furniture. Even if you are only planning on accessorising your home and introducing a few small additions here and there, the smallest changes can make a huge difference. 

With this being said, knowing what you are getting into is the best way to ensure that regardless of the changes you make, the end result is a home that feels brand new, and one that you can fall in love with all over again. 

Small Additions Can Completely Change Your Home Aesthetic 

The first thing to know about redecorating is that even small adjustments to your design can liven up a home. Even the addition of accessories like candles, small pot plants, lamps, cushions and some wall art will accentuate whatever design and feeling you are aiming for. 

One important thing to keep in mind here is that you don’t want to overdo it. Make sure that you aren’t over accessorising – this has the potential to give your home an overcrowded or tacky style. Tasteful additions, on the other hand, can do wonders for your home. 

Know What Your Options Are

Knowing your options is a multi-faceted tip – there are a few areas in which having a comprehensive understanding can help you to get the most out of the changes you make. For starters, knowing what design options and styles are available to you will mean that you are confident that you are making the right choices. While many people go into the process blind, buying whatever they think looks good individually, having an overall perspective will result in a much more coherent home aesthetic. 

Knowing your options applies not only to the overall design and feeling you are going for. Even when it comes to purchasing individual items of furniture, doing your research and having a look at the extensive items that will be available to you will mean that you get furniture that suits your needs, and that you are happy with. 

Finally, know your options in terms of the areas you are overhauling. You might be focused on just the living areas of your home – don’t overlook the bathrooms, or even outdoor areas where great furniture options such as Remarkable outdoor lounges can come in handy. 

Do Some House Cleaning

In the case of livening up your home, house cleaning will be a great approach, in two ways. 

Firstly, this means actually cleaning your home – for example, dusting, vacuuming, window cleaning, and wiping down surfaces. While you might clean your home on a regular basis, doing a deep clean and getting into the tasks that you might usually put off will make a surprising difference. 

Examples of cleaning tasks that you might usually put off, or only get around to occasionally include doing a deep carpet clean, scrubbing down the bathroom, or even pressure washing the outside of your house. 

Cleaning also includes getting rid of things you don’t need – whether this is clutter and old items you no longer use, or bigger furniture items that you don’t think fit in with your redesign plans. Getting rid of items you don’t need will not only help you in purchasing new items, but it will clear out space and ensure that you can say goodbye to outdated furniture and other items. Don’t stop at just indoor furniture. Take Grays as an example – the right online space will allow you to buy and sell almost anything.

Bring Your Home Into the Future

A final tip that is often overlooked is in regard to the home technology that is becoming accessible. 

There are a number of home accessories and personal assistants that will add functionality to your home, and they can be a great talking point as well. This tech is constantly evolving and improving, and can change almost any part of your home. Getting a smart fridge, automatic vacuum cleaner, or even just a smart lock for your front door will add a modern touch to your home, and you will get an amazing, modernised home experience to go with it. 

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LaDonna Dennis

LaDonna Dennis is the founder and creator of Mom Blog Society. She wears many hats. She is a Homemaker*Blogger*Crafter*Reader*Pinner*Friend*Animal Lover* Former writer of Frost Illustrated and, Cancer...SURVIVOR! LaDonna is happily married to the love of her life, the mother of 3 grown children and "Grams" to 3 grandchildren. She adores animals and has four furbabies: Makia ( a German Shepherd, whose mission in life is to be her attached to her hip) and Hachie, (an OCD Alaskan Malamute, and Akia (An Alaskan Malamute) who is just sweet as can be. And Sassy, a four-month-old German Shepherd who has quickly stolen her heart and become the most precious fur baby of all times. Aside from the humans in her life, LaDonna's fur babies are her world.

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