Many people living on a housing estate are stuck with the same problem nowadays – monotonous, flat as pancake kind of homes. And, in most cases, all those homes, share another common feature – they all look alike. This is something that will not come in handy, whether you plan on selling your home or simply making it stand out and. Luckily there are many interesting ways to make both your interior and exterior look more appealing and different from all the rest. The best part is, there are designs and ideas for everyone’s pocket. So, you do not have to worry about these projects breaking your bank. Thus, if you are interested in some tips and tricks that will make your house stand out and make it look and feel amazing, keep on reading.
Let There Be Light
If you are sick and tired of your home, do not move just yet. As previously mentioned, there are a lot of simple, cheap and creative ways that will make your home stand out. For instance, lighting. Incorporating various different lighting pieces in all of your rooms can really make a difference. But, you should not stick to those old and plain types of lights. Be bold. Buy something interesting and expressive. Try to find statement lighting pieces that have a different and unique shape, color and size. That way, you will both illuminate the rooms and achieve a glamourous and luxurious glow. Try this trick before you start looking for moving agencies and ways to save money by hiring simple assistance. What is more, you should take advantage of natural light during the day too. Thus, remove those big blinders and put some see-through curtains.
Remember that lighting features act as the jewelry of the room. Alt.tag. Hanging lamps.
Maximize the Space With Mirrors
Similar to lighting features, mirrors too can maximize the space and illuminate the room. But, in order to achieve that effect, you must place them strategically. What you can do, for instance, is hang your mirrors across your lamp, or window or any other source of light for that matter. Nowadays, people even cover their entire walls with mirrors too. This will not only increase the functionality of your room, but also make it look bigger, and of course, make it stand out. But, if this kind of mirror is too much for your taste, you can tone everything down, by adding just a few smaller mirrors around the rooms. And again, just like with lighting features, try to find statement mirrors in order to create an artistic design on your walls.
Even the most boring room can look a lot better by adding a mirror or two. Alt.ag: A mirror and a desk.
Minimize the Clutter
If you plan on moving in your area just to spice things up, well you will probably end up in the same looking home as before. So, as previously said, do not rush with that decision just yet! Instead, try making your home look different and more productive. You can do that by first cleaning and then decluttering every possible room. This is going to be a long process and it will require all hands on deck, so be prepared. Try getting rid of all the unnecessary furniture too! Keep only the pieces that are functional and absolutely necessary for your daily life. You can also invest in some multifunctional pieces that serve as storage, too. You will soon realize that living with less is more freeing and definitely quite different. If you want, you can fill that empty space with some lamps, flower pots art pieces and similar.
The trend of installing molding is slowly but steadily returning into our homes. However, we have to mention that molding, especially crown molding, works best in only bigger rooms. If your rooms are rather small, it might be a better idea to stay away from floor-to-ceiling kind of molding. Instead, add molding to your doors, windows, columns, ceiling beams, or baseboards. Whichever option you go for, one thing is for sure – molding inside your home will make any room stand out, look more polished and expensive. This can be a very cheap project too, if of course, you consider yourself handy. If not, better call a professional. What is more, if you really want your rooms to stand out, instead of painting all the moldings white, paint them in some colors that pop.
If you want your home to stand out, add molding to subtle areas of your rooms. Alt.tag: Wall molding.
Add Greenery and Flowers
Last but not least on our list of tips and tricks for making any home stand out is bringing the green inside. Your choices are limitless. You can place any kind of pots and almost any kind of flowers inside. There is no way you can go wrong here. Moreover, the flowers are inexpensive and easy to find. They will add a pop of color to any dull looking room and make it feel cozier and all cuddled up. Try placing smaller vases and pots in different areas of your home – shelves, tables, ottomans, coffee tables, etc. And, if you have a larger room, it would be a good idea to invest in a big plant. That plan will definitely serve as a centerpiece and a conversation starter, no doubt. The good news is, all these house house plants are easy to take care of, even if you do not have a green thumb.