This article was published on January 11th, 2020
There is probably nothing better than seeing an amazingly remodeled home, right? Sitting in a new home that makes you feel extremely comfortable is perhaps one of the best feelings in the world, one that we always take for granted. This is why we shouldn’t try to save money on our new home decoration. Also, if we want to remodel it, we have to think outside of the box. After all, we spend most of our time in our own home, so creating a small hub that will boost everyone’s motivation and that will make everyone feel more comfortable is your number one goal. So, what are the things that you can do? How can you make your new home a more interesting and original space?
Try making a conversation pit
Conversation pits are places where people sit and spend hours and hours talking. This might not be actually quite easy to make, but if you do it in the right possible way, people will start talking there by themselves. The best thing that encourages talking and chatting is lowering your living room just a little bit. If you live in a house and you have the option of creating a living room space that is just half a meter lower than the rest of the floor, you will have yourself an amazing conversation pit. This is not the cheapest of options, but if your budget allows you, this is something you have to go after. You can also add plenty of pillows and nice coffee tables, and the chances of you not wanting to leave this place will be very high. You can also add plants in order to refresh it a bit, and you have a place in your home that you will not have to declutter.
Create art with your walls
There is probably not a more powerful thing in your house than your walls. You might think that these should always be white and that their purpose is to divide different rooms in your house, but the truth is completely different. Namely, if you use your walls wisely, you will be able to create something completely unique and different. If you are an artist, for example, you can create different works of art. You can also paint a wall in black and use chalk to decorate it according to the holiday or the season. What you can also do is find yourself high-quality calligraphy pens and create great motivational quotes and messages that will not only help you get throughout the day but will look so amazing. If you’re for something else, though, find some amazing prints or paintings and hang them on your walls. Bottom line – be aware of the power your walls have.
Smart book space
If you’re a book junkie, then you probably have plenty of books scattered around your new home. But books are always amazing decorations, and they can make any space more interesting. The truth is, however, that they take up a lot of space, especially if you have to make a new bookcase. This is why you can save your space by storing your books under your staircase. Making a new book case under your stairs, or using things that you have to make a DIY book storage will not only help you save a lot of space in your new home, but it will also make your staircase much more interesting. The space under the stairs is always one of the least interesting places in a house, but now it is time for this to change.
Make your front yard pop
If your house has a front yard and a driveway and you do not know what to do with, then you are in luck. If your budget allows you, and if you think carefully about what you want to do with it, you can invest in decorative concrete for your driveway. In addition, add plenty of outdoor plants and position them cohesively in front of the house for an expensive-looking front yard. You do not have to get pricey outdoor plants, just settle with azaleas or cypresses. Your front yard will stand out in your neighborhood for sure!
Remodeling your house is very often a daunting job, but it can be quite fun if you find something that you really like and want to make it even happen. It might require more time, money and investment, but it will definitely pay off in the end.