No doubt you have been staying home, working from home, and playing from home over these past many months. With all of that at-home activity, you may be a bit tired of seeing the same thing every day. Spending more time in your home has also allowed you to really see what works and what does not work in your space. If you’re like me, you have likely day-dreamed away from a Zoom call for a few moments to envision a new piece of furniture or stare a bit of your room that needs re-painted. If you like to change up your surroundings for spring, here are 3 easy and low-cost ways to make a difference.Dining Table Set
One of the first things I want to add to my home is this beautiful marble dining table set and, in actual fact, a tablewear overhaul can really make a stunning difference to the look of your dining space. There are so many home-enhancing styles available to suit your personal aesthetic. Why not switch up the dining chairs if that’s in your budget too! You will have a ‘new; space to host fabulous dinners with your friends and family. Imagine the perfect chair colours and the comfort of relaxing in them. After the meal has ended, envision sitting around the table talking or playing board games with some drinks or coffee nearby. Here is a helpful tutorial showing you how to set a table in three ways-basic, casual, and formal.
When you are looking for a minor change to your home, look no further than the commonplace throw pillow. They can channel your personal style and change with the season or on a whim when you find a great sale. Pillow covers are even easier to adopt into your repertoire so that you will not need to store a fluffy abundance of pillows. They simply lay flat and are easier to clean, as well. You can choose throw pillows that are tufted, monochromatic, or rainbow-filled and overstuffed for comfort. The creativity in low-budget designs is endless.
Consider adding an artfully draped blanket or two across a chair or sofa to add more splashes of colour. I’m guilty of relenting to my Hermes blanket and pillow lust! They will enhance your home and serve as warmth for cooler summer evenings to come. A soft and thick blanket will serve you well too. Coordinate the blankets with your new pillows for a greater style showpiece.
DIY is having a moment during lockdown that will likely last well into the future. It is fun and gives you a great sense of accomplishment to “do-it-yourself.” If you have an affinity for thrift stores, you can find your next great thing there. Bring it home and make it your own with upcycling. Something simple like a side table or mirror would be perfect starter projects to grow your skills.
While there are a variety of things you can do to maintain your home, a new table is always a stylish and fun option. The world will open up again, and you will be entertaining soon enough. Enjoy your home now for you and enjoy it even more with friends and family later. Just imagine having everyone you love over for drinks, dinner and long-lost in-person conversation.
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