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Christmas is on our doorstep, and getting your home ready for the holiday season has never been so important. Indeed, with some schools, offices, and universities still closed, the whole family is bound to spend more time than ever within your four walls. And of course, the chances for parties and gatherings are still extremely limited. However, you can turn your home into a little, private winter wonderland, with just some smart changes. Start with the ideas below!
Give Your Kitchen a Makeover
Kitchens and bathrooms are among the most challenging aspects to renovate, and they can also be extremely expensive to renovate or even just restyle. However, if your kitchen looks a little run down, you can give it an aesthetic makeover and make it look new again.
For this project, start by painting the cabinets and cupboards in the kitchen – or use wallpaper instead. Lighting is essential in the process, and investing in lights that can be glued inside the cabinets might be a great addition. And, when it comes down to oven cleaning, don’t hesitate to ask for the help of a professional to make it shine again.
Add High-Quality Details
You see your home every day, and you might have gotten used to its current look. However, you can freshen up the atmosphere by adding some high-quality centrepieces or focal points. Plants, lighting, vintage furniture, and mirrors are all great additions for any room of your home. If you wish to also add extra texture, you switch to natural fabrics and drape your furniture with throws and cushions. And your home will look cosy in no time!
Invest in Some Extra Lighting
Lighting can make or break the atmosphere in any room. Learning how to use lighting properly is key to make the space in your home brighten up. If you wish to find an affordable solution, you can start by substituting heavy curtains for light drapes or shutters. These are perfect for letting the natural light in during the day. Adding a mirror oppositely to the window can help the light be reflected, which, in turn, will brighten up the whole room. Alternatively, you might decide to implement task lights and lamps around the room.
Make Your Outside Area Livable
Your garden, backyard, or patio can be a safe haven for you and your whole family this winter. With a little care, you can turn it into a small, private winter wonderland where you can soak in the last sunshine of the year and meet your friends safely. When crafting your ideal space, make sure you add heating, lighting, and outdoor furniture. And of course, pillows, cushions, and mulled wine cannot be missing!
Try a New Style
If you want to change the design, look, and feel of your home but you have not been able to find a style that is affordable and beautiful, try Scandinavian minimalism. This style for your interior design does not require you to spend money on new furniture or details, but it is all about simplicity, purity, and calm.