So many of us fantasize about the idea of our dream home. If we feel that we’re limited by the space we’ve got, is there anything we can do to make it more with what we fantasized in the first place? Of course there is, and here are the tips to try for in your own home:
When it comes to your home, it’s always important to cultivate a space that feels comfortable and full of joy. More often than not, we focus intently on the look of things. Of how trendy a space is or how pretty the decor is. And while the aesthetics do matter, they are not the most important. Having a showroom perfect home doesn’t necessarily feel like a home! Mainly because you’re just not that comfortable in it. The point of your home is to create a space that you can fully relax in after a long day. So let’s take a look at how you can make this happen!
We all want our homes to feel a little bit more luxurious, but the truth is that we don’t need to focus on making every room in the home luxurious. Some of them just don’t need it! The ones where you’ll feel the effects of a luxurious touch are in the bedroom, bathroom, and the kitchen. In this article, we’re going to focus on the latter. Take steps to transform your kitchen, and you’ll find that cooking is no longer a chore — it’s something you’re happy to do, since you like spending time there.
Have you been longing for a spa day but can’t afford the expense? There’s a better solution! You can make your very own spa in the comfort of your own bathroom so you can unwind and relax in complete solitude without spending a dime! You can easily transform your very own bathroom into a personal spa allowing you to come home every day to a truly relaxing space where you can kick back and enjoy yourself. It may sound impossible, but if you follow these top tips, you’ll find that it’s surprisingly simple to rethink any bathroom and convert it into an ultimate spa at home experience.
Stuff accumulates over time and becomes clutter. Clutter minimizes the space in your home, ends up wasting your time as you try to find things, and makes it harder to clean. Plus, clutter has a way of adding stress — and who needs more stress in their life?
Decluttering your home is one of the best things you can do to keep a clean and comfortable living space and foster your mental health. And when you do it in an eco-friendly way, you can rest easy knowing that you are benefiting the environment as well as your life. To get started, here are four tips for decluttering your home in an environmentally responsible way.
Keep It Decluttered
One essential factor in decluttering your home is keeping it that way. It can be disheartening to spend ample time and hard work clearing out space and belongings only to realize that you’re back where you started six months ago. In other words, after the initial decluttering, you should never stop maintaining cleanliness. One thing that can help you keep your space clean is to purchase a good vacuum. Look into commercial vacuums; they are typically better than residential vacuums for picking up dirt and debris, and they can make your job a lot easier.
Recycle When You Can
Recycling is one of the most practical ways you can make a difference in the environment. While it’s important to recycle household items like aluminum cans, plastic bottles, and corrugated cardboard, the bigger stuff is what often goes un-recycled. Things like electronics, mattresses, and appliances are filling up landfills, which isn’t doing anything to help the environment. Instead of trashing these items, give them to friends or family, or donate them to an organization, if they are in good working order. Otherwise, there are recycling centers that take in such items. For instance, if you have an old computer that doesn’t function properly, a recycling center can dismantle it and salvage the components for someone who needs them.
Digitize Your Memories
Another way to cut the clutter is to digitize your photos. If you’re like a lot of people, you have boxes, albums, and scrapbooks filled with old photos. While it’s nice to have these, they are most likely collecting dust and taking up space that could be used to make room or store newer items. Going digital with your photos will allow you to keep the memories alive while simultaneously saving space. Some people like to scan their photos themselves, but this method is very time-consuming. A more effective way is to send your photos to a company that will scan, edit, and archive them for a reasonable fee. The safest way to back up your photos is to both get a hard copy (e.g., DVD) and store them on the cloud.
Use Green Cleaning Products
Once you’ve decluttered your home a bit, you’ll realize how much easier it is to clean. Why not go the extra mile for the environment by focusing on green cleaning? Using eco-friendly cleaning products is a proactive way to protect the environment. These products are manufactured through sustainable practices and contain ingredients that are naturally derived, non-toxic, and biodegradable. Not only do green cleaning products help protect the environment, but they also contribute to cleaner indoor air and a healthier household.
The clutter that accumulates in our lives over time can bring about many disadvantages, not the least of which is excessive stress and anxiety. Simplify your life while caring for the environment by recycling everything you can, digitizing your photos, using green cleaning products, and maintaining a clutter-free space once it’s clean. You may be surprised how much of a positive impact it will have on your everyday life.
Our health is important to all of us, at the end of the day, we want to live a long and happy life, right? Which is why the principle of health should be incorporated within our home life. Here are a few ways to make your home healthier for you.
Are you thinking about selling your home in 2019? If so, you need to be prepared. There is a lot to consider. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some useful tips that can help you sell your property in the coming year…
How many people click on your Rightmove property advert?
Rightmove adverts are a must if you are selling your home. You have had your photographs taken, you have entered the description about your property, and generally you are happy with your Rightmove advert. But how many people are actually clicking on it?
Spending time relaxing on a Caribbean island, or any island, is often a chance to get away from it all. Unfortunately, it’s not something we can do all the time – not unless we’re willing to relocate. If you never want to let go of that feeling of island living, why not bring it into your home? Turning your bedroom into an island sanctuary allows you to feel like you’re always on vacation. There are a few different influences that you might draw on, but you can choose to follow a few simple rules if you want to create a room that would be at home on almost any island.
Is it possible to get high-end home remodeling results on a shoestring budget? With some creativity and DIY skills, it is possible. You don’t need to do a complete gut job to achieve results that are Pinterest-worthy. The following ideas can inject some fresh design flair in your home sans the lofty price. Keep reading on ways to remodel your home on a budget!
Thinking of renovating your home? Before you start ripping out the counter tops or moving in that freestanding bathtub, here are a few dos and don’ts to consider that could save you significant money and time.
Modern design trends are always changing. It’s an industry that thrives on creative designs but it’s also spurred by past designs as well. Much like any creative industry, bringing back the past and revitalizing old ideas with a fresh coat of paint can really make a difference and kick off a completely new trend. To get you started in the New Year, we’ve put together a couple of interior design ideas that will freshen your home for 2018.
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Shopping for that perfect piece of furniture can be a challenge. Finding a place that sells exactly what you are looking for and then see if they have something in their collection that fits the rest of your decor is tricky. It can take a lot of time and effort to search the market. With that in mind, here are a few places to should consider looking.
Let’s assume that your kitchen as all of the essentials in it such as a fridge, freezer, stove and worktops. You have all of these things, but you aren’t sure what else you need for your kitchen. Here are some ideas.
Historically within the household, there have been jobs for women and jobs for men. Women cooked, cleaned, and decorated. Men took charge of the bins, heavy lifting, and DIY work around the house. Ahh, the joys of gender stereotypes.
Now, though, men are in the kitchen, and women are doing it for themselves. And, it’s a good job too, with more and more women now living alone. In fact, 15% of households in the U.S. are currently occupied by single women. So, know that you aren’t alone in that. There are many reasons for this increase, and we’re not going to go into them here. Needless to say, more and more of us are finding ourselves in the homes alone. And, with that newfound situation, comes a newfound need to take on those jobs which were once the reserved for men.