We all love to decorate our homes. It’s one of the pleasures of owning your own space. Adjusting the colour scheme, making sure the light travels well and upgrading the upholstery are personal projects most of us do willingly. It’s a labour of love in the final examination, but the love so overwhelms the labour that the mere process of redecorating can give you energy, not take it away.
But how creative are you really being? Is your home a space filled with normal, store bought ornaments and decorations, or have you really gone the extra step to make things a little more interesting?
The following list will specify some of the more interesting ways to transform your home into one that truly stuns your neighbours.
Bringing nature into your home doesn’t just have to start and stop at house potted plants. There are many ways to bring the outdoors inside, such as creating framed flowers or leaves or cultivating an indoor herb garden. You might also enjoy weaving your own baskets to store your items in out of special bamboo. The possibilities truly are endless here, and they’ll only serve to give your home a feeling of freshness and vitality. Mother nature is truly the greatest guest you can invite in.
Acrylic sheets are a wonderful material to bring in because you can cover stretches of a wall in a much cheaper and better-looking fashion than the results grouted tiles would give you. You can also use a similar 10mm polycarbonate sheet to roof your conservatory or outdoor structure in a much more aesthetic and durable way. Make sure to check out the best deals, and find what works for you. Modern materials are often the best materials thanks to the reliability and lifespan they provide.
A first reaction to bringing recyclable materials in the home might be one of surprise. People who have just moved into a new place or want to upgrade their existing aren’t too fond of the idea of decorating it with old, ‘tattered’ belongings. However, recycled materials are just the opposite of that, and you can actually get some great new belongings for relatively cheap. For example, tires with firm netting covering the hole and legs added can make fantastic looking outdoor garden furniture. Give it a try, and look for suggestions online. You might be surprised with what you can come up with.
Finding and incorporating reclaimed wood in your home is a brilliant way to add that feeling of historical perspective to your living space. A table that isn’t just a table but part of a door from a 16th-century church that had to be demolished not long back provides a great talking point and gives you a sense of history. Plus, because you appreciate its story, you’ll be less inclined to put your feet up on it or a mug without a coaster!
If you’re redecorating, be sure to take a moment and see what you could achieve with this alternate mindset. The possibilities might surprise you.