This is a collaborative post.
When it comes to bringing your home alive, there are always going to be little things that you can do here and there. But, you may feel as if you have no idea where to start or what to do. Decorating can definitely be pretty tough. You may feel as if you have worked hard to get rooms painted and furniture in, and although things don’t quite look right, you have no idea what to do next. And you’re certainly not the only one.
As much as those big steps can bring rooms together, you don’t just stop there. Because your home might just feel incomplete if you do. If you feel like something is missing, then you’re definitely going to need to look at bringing in some finishing touches.
An Inviting Welcome
Firstly, think about your entryway and what it needs to feel welcoming and finished. Looking at house signs, entryway plants, rugs and more could work for the outside. But then also thinking about the inside and whether you need anything else in the hallway for it to be done.
All around the house, if you don’t yet have soft touches in place, then it could be time to work on those. Think about textures and make sure that you finish off each room with accessories and textiles. From rugs to cushions to curtains to throws, they can always make a space feel finished.
It could be that you want to work in some of the things that you’ve always wanted to have in the home. It’s okay to start bringing your dream life into reality, even if it’s on a smaller scale. From a projector screen in the garden or a fire pit to turning a spare space into a movie room, think about what would really make it feel finished.
When it comes to your living space, are you ready to entertain? If not, this could be a way of finishing off the space. Make sure that you have glasses and drinkware, serveware and even design the rest of the space so that it’s welcoming to guests and ideal for having people over.
Finally, you might want to think about the fun finishing touches that you might want to add in. Do you want dimmed lights in the bedroom? Do you want a hot water tap in the kitchen? Do you want to install a smart home monitor for ease? It’s okay to want to add in lots of fun things and bring your home to life. In fact, this could be the thing that helps you to make the home feel complete.
Sometimes, we feel as if decorating is so much work or that it’s just going to take ages to do. When really, it could be the case that this is the fun part and you get to make everything look and feel great with just a few small steps and additions!