Tips for reinventing your home

Designing one’s own home could be an exciting and a fun filled activity. With some planning, creativity and some time at hand, one can create a home he desires. There are a number of ways in which one can reinvent his home without hiring someone to do it. This is a great way to save money and at the same time get personally involved in the improvement projects around the house.

The first step to reinvent the house is to get organised. One needs to start evaluating the things they are still using and discard the ones which are not in use. The books, DVDs and magazines should be arranged in a stylish way so it looks unconventional. It is also recommended to select a theme for the house. The house definitely looks more organised if all the accessories like candles, paintings etc match with each other. Most importantly, a coat of paint can change the entire appearance of the room giving it a brighter and a fresher look.

The lighting in a house is extremely important and not many people realise the significance of this. Lighting sets the mood for the entire house and can make it feel warm and inviting or uninviting. Lamps are a great option for living rooms as they offer a warm glow. Creative track lighting on the other hand works best for a room like a family room or a kitchen. There are a number of different and creative lighting options available and these could be easily added on to different areas in the house.

Using silk flowers and greenery is another great option. Silk flowers and greenery garlands are relatively inexpensive and can add a whole new look to any room in the house. One needs to be resourceful and creative with a number of things. It is a great idea to recycle old furniture instead of buying new things. Adding throw pillows and nice looking curtains gives the house a different look. A number of things can be done with the existing items in the house to make them look different and impressive at the same time.

The outdoors like patio, gardens, gazebos etc should never be neglected. The outdoors should look as impressive and lovely as the inside. One can hang outdoor wall clocks and weather vanes outside. One can also have mailboxes with address plaques on it.{pictures from hgtvpro.com and loftgenx.com}



Published by in How To, Tips, and Advice, on April 16th, 2011

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