How To Create A Home You Will Enjoy More

How To Create A Home You Will Enjoy More

The following contribution is from another author.

You may be someone who tends to spend a lot of time around the house. It may be that you now work from home or maybe it’s that you have more free time on your hands.

Either way, it’s important that you keep your home updated and make sure that it’s an appealing place to live and be each day. It’ll require some time, money, and effort on your part but know that your hard work will pay off. Learn how to create a home you will enjoy more. 

Paint & Decorate

Consider applying a fresh coat of paint to your walls. This is your chance to update your home and make it appear more modern. Paint is a great way to make small rooms look larger and to brighten up dark spaces. You should also plan to redecorate and only display your favorite items. This way you can reduce the amount of clutter in your home. Consider bringing in more plants and elements that you find in nature. You may also want to hang a gallery wall of sentimental photos for an added personal touch.

Organize Your Kitchen

One room you likely spend a lot of time in is your kitchen. It’s where you work on preparing meals and a space you visit with friends and family. Create a home you will enjoy more by organizing your kitchen. Spend time moving items around and getting rid of what you don’t need or want. Of course, always be careful when you are cooking and preparing food so as to not start a fire. Should you have a kitchen fire, then you’re going to want to contact a professional Fire & Smoke Damage Cleanup crew to help you out. They can assist you in getting your kitchen cleaned up and back to normal. 

Update the Living Room

You likely also spend a lot of your time in the living room. It’s where you go to relax and watch TV or read a good book. Therefore, you can create a home you will enjoy more by updating the living room. Make sure that you have plenty of comfortable seating options. You may also want to install a fireplace and mantel that you can turn on to keep you warm and cozy. Make sure you also have plenty of lighting options so you can set the right tone and mood depending on the time of day and what you’re doing. You may also want to hang some curtains to add more texture and a pop of color.

Boost the Curb Appeal

You should also pay attention to the outside of your home if you want to make a good first impression on guests and passersby. You will enjoy coming home to your property each day when it looks good inside and out. There are many ways in which you can boost your home’s curb appeal. There are smaller projects you can tackle such as painting your front door and decorating your front porch. There are also larger projects to consider such as installing new garage doors or putting in a new driveway. 


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).