Where you live should reflect who you are. It’s where you come home to after a long day of studying or work. You should look forward to coming back because it’s a safe space where you feel happy and relaxed.
Setting the mood
Home really is a feeling. The space you come back to should be that which is de-stressing and relaxing. Setting the mood and vibe of your house comes with the furnishing. Decorating your living space should be done in a way that is visually pleasing but also comfortable and casual. When choosing your furniture be mindful of the color palette of your choosing. Elegance would be wonderful but if it comes with the cost of being inconvenient, perhaps it would be best to reconsider. White cheap sofas and pastel throw pillows are beautiful and classy but if there would be smears of food, sauces, dips, curries, spilled drinks and dirt within the first two weeks of buying it, it would be best if you opt for something that would be a better fit.
If your house feels impersonal maybe it’s time to give it a little personal touch to make it your own. It is as simple as putting up photographs of loved ones, art, movie or band posters and even random aesthetically pleasing photography. Whatever your interests might be, whatever you find calming and relaxing, you can choose to incorporate it into the feel of your home. Many movie and television fanatics often display their movie memorabilia or collectables in their living spaces.
Declutter your mind… and also your house
If your house and wardrobe are in a constant state of clutter you should always take a handful of hours to stop everything you’re doing and clean up. Start by separating everything into three piles. The throw pile must straight away be put in the bin. It’s best not to over think it. Keep whatever you use on a daily or at least a monthly basis and has a designated place inside the house, keep it. The third pile is what needs to be kept but should go to storage. The best way to go about it is to install an outdoor cupboard. That way everything is organized and easy to access. Everything needs to be properly stored when not in use, or else its usability decreases or falls apart completely. Not to mention the fact that it’s a hot bed for dust and pests. Decorate your house as you see fit. What works in Architectural Digest may not be what works for you. Add your personal touch to your décor and make it your own.