How to make your home a representation of you

Your home is more than just a place where you eat and sleep. It is a place where you disconnect from the outside world.

Your home is a sanctuary, a place that you can retreat to at the end of a working week. It is also a place where you get to be yourself, and where you get to connect with friends and loved ones. Your home must be a representation of you if you are to maximize its usage.

To ensure this happens, you need to think about what it looks like, and what it feels like. A house will not feel like a home if you do not invest your time and energy.

Decide where changes need to be made

No matter how long you have been living in your home for, you will find that there are key changes you wish to make (sooner rather than later). There may be several projects you wish to undertake at any one time. To ensure your home ends up feeling (and looking) as you want it to, you need to establish where changes must be made first.

For instance, you may find that the kitchen feels disconnected. Or you may feel that the living room and bedroom are in a style that clashes with what you love and enjoy. Once you have decided where changes need to be made, you can then start creating a shopping list.

Use high-quality products

On your shopping list, you are going to want to feature high-quality products. You want your home to look and feel as good as possible, and to ensure this happens, you need to invest in quality. Cheap products are not going to last, and they are going to end up impacting how a room looks.

High-quality products such as porcelain tiles in the kitchen or bathroom areas (or even outside) can elevate spaces and help areas feel high quality, and isn’t this just what you want and deserve?

Build idea boards

Putting together all of your thoughts and ideas can be tough at times. It can be challenging knowing what will work and what will look good- especially if you are making over several rooms at once. Building idea boards and putting together inspiration boards will help you start visualizing finished rooms. It will help you put together those color schemes and help you see if those fabric swatches you picked up will work.

Incorporate your favorite colors

Your house will never feel like your home if you are not incorporating your favorite colors. Where you can add those colors that you love and enjoy. For example, be bold and add yellow and navy to your bedroom. Or add that deep purple feature wall to your living room. When you add your favorite colors (whether through paint or soft furnishings, you guarantee all spaces are representative of you.

Add personal touches – let your creativity shine

Letting your inner creativity shine is important. Personal touches, such as the artwork you have created, can help any space feel personal. Framed photos of loved ones and even trinkets displayed that you have collected can help a home feel more personal and unique.