Evergreen Things that Belong in Every Home

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Just like everything in life, your home is a very important part of your life. To be fair, it is probably more important than anything else in your life because if you have your own home, it means you have a sense of security and shelter in your life. Why is it then that we care so much about other things but forget to maintain or renovate our home and provide it that love that it really needs. This is an extremely important thing to do and we just need to do more to upgrade our home so that the standards remain high. On this note, let us talk a bit about the most important things to do in order to ensure that the home is looks as new as ever before.

Wooden Floor – this is one of those things that is often overlooked when a home is being upgraded. There are so many of us that tend to go for tiles and marble these days. To be fair, these types of surfaces do look gorgeous in modern and simplistic homes. However, eventually they might lose their appeal over time. In comparison, a wooden floor is bound to maintain its appeal because it has that evergreen look about it. The best part about this type of flooring is that it can look great in modern home décor along with traditional décor as well.

Books – If you’ve visited traditional homes in the past, you might have noticed how there are books displayed on a bookshelf. This gives off a very strong image and is bound to appeal to a wide range of people. Unfortunately, most people don’t read too many books and they certainly don’t have a bookshelf at home. However, if you want to design a home that is associated with timelessness then be sure to get your hands on a bookshelf and display all of your books.

Paint – this is one of the most important components of a home. These days a lot of people are becoming hesitant when it comes to regularly repainting their home. In my opinion, this needs to be done on a yearly basis. A lot of people are also working hard to find different paint designs and unique and attractive colors. However, we need to realize that these colors and designs are bound to go out fashion within a few years. A sleek-looking white color is what is needed if you are someone who likes that timeless look in your home.

Paintings – these are also important if you want your home to look great. Paintings and art in general completes a home and we often spend a lot of time looking for unique pieces of art. However, if you are in this situation, pick paintings that you genuinely love and genuinely are interested in. This will automatically ensure that your home gets the special aura that only you will understand.

So these are some of the general factors you need to consider if you wish to ensure that your home remains timeless and evergreen in nature. All of these factors are extremely important but obviously you will need to spend a lot of time getting the right combinations and the right furniture together.

How to Decorate your Kid’s Room?

When it comes to our kids, we never think twice before choosing the best for them. And yes, they deserve the best, be it the coolest video games he wants to play or you want to gift him his own room. But, once you decide to give your child a separate room, there are a lot of things to consider while decorating his/her room. This would the first step towards his/her self-discovery. So, what do you want to instil in your child’s heart? Obviously, the positive thoughts will top the list. Now, let’s discuss how you will decorate their rooms.

  1. We always want our kids to be organized. So, to help your kids stay organized, we need to keep things with respect to their height. Starting from closet storage, benches to coat racks, everything should be in their reach so that kids can get to them easily.
  2. Creativity is the most important trait in the humans. However, it is considered to be inherent but, if we instil these things in our kids in small doses, they are bound to learn it. We can make his own art centre by using wainscoting in a room and painting the wall with the chalkboard paint. We can also keep a blackboard for the kid to scribble whenever he wants.
  3. Kids love to collect various things, so make collecting easy for them. Try to decorate the room with small places to hold or contain the collections. Say, pictures and postcards don’t need to be stuck to a corkboard always. We can try hanging them from strings in front of a window along the wall to create an interactive border in a room which your kid will adore.
  4. Don’t forget to include multiple types of lights in your kid’s room. Because lighting is just not a showoff but a necessity as it is important to have appropriate light for reading. The night lights will help them not to be scared and to find the bathroom in the middle of the night.
  5. Kids love stickers or posters of cartoons. Go to the market and buy stickers of legendaries along with his/her favorite cartoon characters and paste them at intervals. Don’t let a single picture stay for more than a year, it might take away his attention completely.

These are some of the infinite numbers of other ideas. If you have some new and quirky ideas, just let us know for sure!

Avoid these Mistakes when Renovating your Home

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Renovating a home can be one of the most rewarding experiences in a person’s life. There is something about taking a piece of property that has seen better days into the modern day period that is rejuvenating.

Here are a few helpful tips on how to keep from making regrettable mistakes:

A Lack of Cohesiveness – It is not uncommon for a homeowner to rely on the help of a contractor and a designer to help put a room together in a pleasing manner. However, a common issue with doing so is the room not coming together in a way that honors the overall design of the home. It can look very out of place to have a modernized kitchen in a home that was manufactured to celebrate a certain time period. It is important to work with your contractors and designers to establish a theme that represents the time period of the home in a way that looks timeless for the best results.

Matchy Match – Although people tend to buy living room and bedroom suites that match exactly, it doesn’t always work very well. It can come across as looking like a showroom that lacks character, charm, or personality. Use your creative flow to pick a few pieces of furniture that shows more of who you are rather than feeling like everything has to be bought all at one time. Utilizing a flea market piece or a garage sale find can be a great way to inject your individual personality into the room.

Modernized Look – Everyone wants a modernized, The Jetsons, look for their home and the kitchen in particular. But when specific looks are chosen that are highly specialized, they can lose their appeal rather quickly. And since the kitchen and bathroom are the most expensive rooms in the home, choosing styles that are timeless will help you enjoy them for much longer. It is better to stay within neutral colors on the main installations like tiles and flooring. You can add color with interchangeable pieces like fabrics or flowers if you would like to.

Replace or Refurbish – Most people think about replacing everything in the home when they think about remodeling. They want what seems to be brand new and clean for them to be happy. But in most cases an old cast iron tub or a sink can be wholly restored to its former glory. They also can be cleaned to where they are as good as new. And in most cases, they end up being more beautiful than a new piece.

Personalize the Space – When people renovate, there can be so many new things in the home that they lose their individuality. Take care to put specific items such as framed pictures and antiques in order to make it feel more homey overall. Those are the items that will bring forth a feeling of nostalgia for greater appeal. A weathered antique is a great way to make a house a home and make people feel more welcome when they visit.