It’s Easy To Make Your House Feel Like Paradise

You might feel a mixture of admiration and envy when you see a picture of a stylish kitchen on Instagram or you visit a friend who has a lovely garden. However, achieving the same sort of aesthetic for your humble abode isn’t as difficult as you might imagine. It doesn’t have to cost a fortune or take an obscene amount of time to renovate a property. Often, that’s because you only need to make small changes in order to massively overhaul the existing design of a property. It’s easy to make your house feel like paradise, as the following suggestions will prove.

Redesign the exterior of your home

Interior design matters, but we’re going to start by talking about the exterior of your home. If you redesign the outside of your property, then you’ll change the initial impression that your house makes. This might seem insignificant in the grand scheme of things because you probably only gaze up at your property for a few seconds before opening your front door and stepping inside. However, it matters. It affects the way you view your household as a whole.

If you’re going to redesign the exterior of your house, then you should start by planting some fresh flowers in your front garden to give it some colour. Speaking of making your property colourful, you could also add a new coat of paint to your front door. These small details will massively change the appearance of your home. Don’t forget your back garden, of course. You should create a cosy and inviting patio area for you and the family to enjoy. Maybe you could even create a fire pit for cosy nights in the garden (just in case the weather turns). You should research your local firewood suppliers. It’s important to get high-quality firewood that’s dry and easy to burn.

We made a firepit from an old washing machine drum… for free!

Tidy up

A simple way to make your house feel like paradise is to tidy up. But we’re talking about more than putting a few clothes back in drawers and making the bed (as important as those chores are); we’re talking about making some permanent improvements to the appearance of your home. For starters, you could declutter to make the place more spacious. Once you’ve cleared out the things that you no longer want or need, you’ll have a household that feels much bigger. Putting up some more shelving units could create additional storage space too. Storing your belongings neatly is a big part of creating the illusion that your home is much bigger than is really the case.

Bring nature inside

You can’t beat the beauty of nature. If you want to make your house feel like paradise, then you should aim to make it look like a natural paradise. A good place to start is to simply decorate rooms with fresh flowers. This will not only bring some colour and brightness into your rooms; it’ll also remove toxins in the air and make your home feel much cleaner. Perhaps you could also consider installing some wood flooring for a classy and timeless aesthetic in your house. Natural materials such as wood never go out of fashion. If you want your house to feel like paradise, nature can help you out.

Hazel Newhouse

Hazel is a mum to 3 daughters and a son, she lives in Bedfordshire with her husband, kids and pets. Hazel has written for various publications, and regularly works alongside popular parenting and gardening brands.

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