What Would You Really Want Your Home to Look Like?

What Would You Really Want Your Home to Look Like?

The following is a contribution from another author.

Do you have a vision, or do you just not have a clue what you’d actually like your home to look like? Some of you will have a vision, but not a clue how you can make that vision come to life. It’s one of the reasons why so many people struggle to put together their home the way they truly want it. The idea might be there, but it never really looks as good as it would if someone else did it for you. But, who has the money to keep allowing people to make changes around the home for them?

We’re here to be that visionary for you. We have a few ideas of what you might want your home to really look like, and how you can get it to the point where it looks that way. A home is always going to be a work in progress, and yours is no different, so don’t think that your home is going to be the way that you want it overnight. It’s going to take time and effort, but the least we can do is point you in the right direction. So, have a read on, and see if we can help get your home exactly the way that you want it!

A Classy Home

A classy home is going to be an idea for a select few of you. The majority of you might be more interested in a comfy home, or a modern home. But, you have to give the classy home credit, as its elegance and style is something that can easily wow guests. Plus, it’s really not that hard to achieve. All you need to do is make a few changes to the different rooms, and you’ll have yourself a home to be proud of. The first place that we would recommend you start is the kitchen. The kitchen can be the classiest place on earth, if you let it be. We’re talking about going for a complete renovation to give it that classy feel, and it’s pretty easy to achieve with the style that you go for. All you need to do is think marble countertops, marble tiles, and traditional elements that will give your kitchen that classy feeling. Traditional kitchen sinks mixed in with a modern element could suit your needs well. You could have a boiling water tap installed to ensure that you always have an instant supply of boiling water. You could also have an American-style fridge freezer with a water and ice component. It’s the simple touches to a classy kitchen that help make it a little bit more classy. As for the rest of the home, we think it’s all about the colors that you use, and the accessories that you put in. A classy home is very plain if you will. The colors used are creams, beige, browns etc. Neutral colors really work well in a home where you’re trying to be classy. Mix it with crystal and silver accessories, and leather furniture, and it’s not hard to achieve the look that you want.

A Comfy Home

Now, onto the section that most of you are going to be concerned with. A comfy home is one that you know you can come home to without having to worry about feeling more stress. It’s a home you can come home to where you’ll feel as though you can truly relax, and trust us, this home is easy to achieve. The first thing we want to suggest that a lot of you might not have thought about, is art work. Artwork to some of you might be insignificant, but if you actually take some time to appreciate what is in front of you, then you’ll realize that it can be relaxing to get lost within a painting. But, we also know that artwork isn’t going to appeal to all of you, so let’s move onto the more simple options. For one, you can go for the furniture comfort factor. Fabric sofas that recline are the ultimate chill. All you have to do is sink into them, pull a handle, and all of your issues will melt away. Throw in a comfy bean bag for you to transition to, and a roaring fire, and you’ve got yourself a living room to be proud of. So basically, anything that makes you want to cuddle up, that’s what you should go for.

A Quirky Home

Again, this might not appeal to all of you, but we guarantee if you give it a go you’ll love what you come up with. Quirky is all about the little things that you can put in your home to make it unique. So, if you want to go quirky, you’re going to have to think outside of the box as it were. Think of things like random ornaments, and how you can turn them into something great, or random items that you would have used in your daily life. A cool thing that some people try is putting candle sticks in wine bottles. It looks funky, they’re easy to clean, and can be used time and time again! Getting random posters to dot around the room of old school bands is also a pretty cool idea.

A Modern Home

A modern home is the most popular choice of home to go for. If your home is not modern to begin with, it’s not hard to make it that way. All you need to do is stick to light wallpapers, have new carpet installed, and make sure the furniture is pretty new and in a great condition. Do this room by room, and slowly but surely your house would turn into something new and modern! Technology is also going to go a long way here. You’ll easily be able to purchase new TV’s for cheap if you shop around, and getting something such as the new Amazon echo to put around the home would go nicely!


Eric is the creator of At Home in the Future and has been a passionate fan of the future since he was seven. He's a web developer by trade, and serves as the Director of Communication and Technology for a large church in Nashville, TN (where he and his family are building a high tech home in the woods).