What if you could totally transform the look of your home with just a few little tricks that do not cost much?
Re-vamping your home can add some spice to your life and freshen up dated-looking rooms. This is especially useful around the holidays if you will be hosting guests. Follow these easy tips and add a little flair to your home today.
Replacing your baseboards – try to use stained wood because it is a lot more appealing than painted baseboards. The classic look of finished wood complements virtually any home decor style. The beauty of stained wood for baseboards is its ability to show fewer scuffs and scrapes. Touch-ups to the baseboards will also blend better. With the large selection of stains to choose from, you can match your baseboard to any color decor.
An easy way to make the worn our furniture and scuffed up floors look like new is to add new lighting fixtures. There are many styles of lights that create a comforting aura of light. While you may think the adding of light to the room emphasizes the impurities, most guests will only notice the bright and cheery glow of the house.
Make the attractive elements on your lawn or walkway stand out with accent lighting that faces downward. This light can be nestled in trees to mimic dark, but natural, lighting. Try emphasizing garden structures like trellises, statues or seating arrangements.
If you are improving your home to increase its sale value, focus on the important portions first. Trying to renovate the whole home will become overly expensive and provide a diminishing return on investment. Items such as exterior siding, plumbing fixtures, lighting, and kitchen appliances, however, will be universally appealing as you try to sell the home.
In just a few steps, you have discovered how to make the rooms of your home look new and inviting.
A few color changes here, new accessories there, and each room is transformed and ready for prime time. Revamp your rooms, over time, using these tips and you will be proud of your home improvement for many years to come.