5 Top Tips When Decorating Your New Home

Posted December 7, 2021 by in Lifestyle

Many people are looking to buy their first home. If you’re one of them, don’t worry! You should keep in mind a few things when decorating your new home. Here are 5 tips for making it look good and be enjoyable to live in.

Paint The Walls Light Colors

When you paint your walls, it’s better to go with light colors. Darker hues tend to reduce the amount of natural lighting that enters a room and makes it feel smaller as well. On the other hand, lighter shades make rooms appear bigger, keeping them from feeling closed in or stuffy. Don’t forget about the ceilings! If you want to use white for your ceiling, don’t do more than three coats because otherwise there will be a glare when trying to watch tv at night time -Light chocolate brown is a great color choice. You can always look up different wall paint ideas on Pinterest if you’re not sure what works best for you! There are thousands of pictures out there to help you make a decision.

Pick A Style 

Before you start buying furniture and decor for your new home, decide on a certain style that you like. For example, maybe you love the look of rustic farmhouse pieces with neutral colors. Use it as an opportunity to make each room feel cohesive by following through with this theme throughout every space in your new house. If there are pieces of art or other things that don’t match what you’re going for, just put them away until they can be repurposed into something else later down the line -A good rule is if more than half of its surface area is covered in paint then it needs to go back up on the wall where it belongs! You’ll thank yourself when it looks perfect because all the different items were curated to make your house look good. There are so many different styles out there that you can choose from – modern, Scandi, minimalist, rustic – and they’re all beautiful. It’s just a matter of finding one that you like the most! When struggling to create a style, consider using custom home builders to give a quote on how to change the house. 

Select Suitable Furniture  

It’s tempting to buy all new furniture when you move into your dream home, but it might be a better idea to keep some of the old stuff! If done correctly, rearranging and moving things around can make even tired-looking pieces seem fresh. Painting an existing table with chalk paint is another way to breathe life back into something without spending too much money on buying more items -A lot of people want their living rooms or bedrooms just right before they spend any time there. You don’t have to live in every room at once if they’re not exactly how you’d like them yet. Once complete, though, sit down in each space and imagine yourself being happy while relaxing there for hours. If anything needs to change about a room, do it! It’s worth the effort in the long run because you’ll be happier when your house is just the way you want it.

Tend The Garden 

Even if you don’t have a lot of outdoor space, it’s still important to take care of the garden. This is your opportunity to get creative and make something beautiful! Maybe add some pots with flowers or herbs, or even go for a minimalist look with just a few plants in strategic places. If you’re handy with tools, then maybe consider building a small deck or pergola -Just be sure that whatever you do compliments the style of your home. It’s also worth noting that adding greenery to any space brings life into it and makes it feel more welcoming. Who wouldn’t want to come home to that?

Use Natural Light 

Light is one of the most important parts of any room. If you’re decorating a bedroom, make sure to use as much natural light as possible! Make space for a big window and let in some fresh air every day – it’ll make everything feel more open. The same goes with living rooms, too – if your house has plenty of windows, then opt for lighter colors on the walls so that enough light comes through during the daytime hours.

In conclusion,  decorating a new home can be a lot of fun! Just remember to take your time, don’t rush into anything, and let your creative side out. Soon enough, you’ll have the perfect house that feels like it’s truly yours.

*Photos by Rachel Claire