Make your house feel like a home

Buying a house and turning it into your dream home is not an easy task- read these tips to make it feel like yours.

By The Editor

5th Oct 2023 | Property News

Make your house feel like home. (Photo: Bartlett & Partners)
Make your house feel like home. (Photo: Bartlett & Partners)

Whether you are considering selling up and looking to increase the appeal, or have just moved into a new place and it's feeling a bit clinical, these tips will ensure that your home is exactly that - somewhere that you can enjoy and relax.

Buying a house and turning it into your dream home is not an easy task. Even after investing time, effort, and money, it may not feel exactly like a warm and inviting place. But don't worry, there are plenty of ways to add your personal touch and transform your house into a cozy and comfortable home. Keep reading to learn some easy tips that will make a big difference.

Use warm lighting. (Photo: Bartlett & Partners)

Use Warm Lighting

The right lighting can play a huge role in making a house feel like a home. Instead of harsh and cold light, opt for warm and soft lighting that creates a welcoming atmosphere. You can achieve this by using warm bulbs, dimmer switches, or adding some warm-toned lamps and candles.

Personalise Your Space

One of the best ways to make your house feel like a home is by adding personal touches. Display your family photos, artwork, or souvenirs from your travels to give your space character and personality. This will also make you feel more connected to your home.

Add Some Greenery

Adding plants to your living space can make it feel more alive and fresh. Besides their natural beauty, plants have been shown to reduce stress levels and improve air quality. You can start by adding some low maintenance plants, such as succulents, cacti, or peace lilies.

Incorporate Textures

Adding different textures to your home can create a cozy and inviting feel. Think about adding a plush rug, some throw pillows, or a fuzzy blanket to your living room. You can also experiment with different fabrics such as suede, velvet, or wool.

Keep it Clean and Tidy

Finally, a clean and tidy home can also make a huge difference. Taking care of your space and keeping it organized will not only make it look better but also improve your overall well-being.

Make your home feel like yours by keeping it tidy. (Photo: Bartlett & Partners)

Turning your house into a home is a process that does takes time and effort, but with the right tips, it can be a breeze. Use warm lighting, personalize your space, add some greenery, incorporate textures, and keep it clean and tidy. By following these simple tips, you can create a warm and inviting home that you and your loved ones will enjoy for years to come.


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