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Are You Tired of feeling like you don’t belong in your own apartment?
LET’S MAKE YOUR APARTMENT FEEL MORE LIKE HOME!
An apartment is simply a rented space but it doesn’t have to feel like it. With some thoughtful decorating and personal touches. We can turn our apartments into a cozy little nest where we want to spend time instead of just see as an obligatory part of living in the city or living in a small space.
You don’t need to break the bank or renovate your rental to achieve this end. These tips are all about simple tricks that will bring the warmth of home into any apartment.
HAVING A HARD TIME MAKING YOUR APARTMENT FEEL LIKE HOME?
ORGANIZE YOUR SPACE WITH SHELVES AND HOOKS
If you’re living in a studio space or one-bedroom apartment. It’s likely that your home will have limited storage.
However, this doesn’t mean you can’t change the way your space looks and feels. You can add hooks and shelves around the room to give your space some much needed storage. Which will free up a lot of space on the ground level of your home.
You can use shelves to display knick knacks and things you’ve collected over the years. Use hooks to create a wall of shelves where you can store books, clothes, and anything else you need to keep close at hand.
By adding some storage you’ll instantly free up some much needed space on the floor, giving your apartment a more spacious feel.
ADD COLOR WITH ARTWORK AND CURTAINS
If you want to add some color to your apartment but you’re not sure where to start consider curtains and artwork. Curtains are a great way to add color to your windows and make your apartment feel more colorful. You can also add color to your walls by adding artwork.
Choose artwork that reflects the type of person you are and what you love. Art can be an expensive hobby, but there are many ways to get creative and make your own.
DECORATE YOUR SPACE WITH LIGHT AND DARK COLORS
When decorating your space, you want to consider the light in your apartment and the colours of the walls. If your apartment is flooded with light all day, then you might want to paint the walls in lighter colours. If your apartment is dark, then darker colors might be the way to go.
WRITE DOWN THE THINGS YOU’D LIKE TO CHANGE OR ADD-IN
Once you’ve added some soft furnishings and plants to home, you may want to think about what else you’d like to change or add-in. If you’re struggling for ideas, it might be worth jotting down some things that you’d like to change. This could be anything from the type of mirror you’d like to hang above your bed to the type of artwork you’d like to display in your living room, It might. help to make a list of things that you would like to change, or try sketching out a few ideas. (don’t worry they don’t have be perfect!)
ADD FURNITURE AND DECOR THAT MAKES YOUR FEEL GOOD
Some apartments come furnished, but most don’t. You may also have a different style of taste than the person who lived in your rental before you. You may love the style of the place but the furniture for your apartment. You can also use furniture you already own to make your space more homey. If you have a bookshelf, fill it with books you love. If you have a coffee table, place a few decorative items on it. If you have a sofa, use throw blankets to jazz it up and make it feel like your own. You can also add decor to your walls such as posters, prints, painting, and other types of art pieces you enjoy.
You don’t have to live in a bare, soulless apartment just because you don’t have the funds or time to renovate your place. With a few simple tricks, you can make your apartment feel like home. You can use these tips to change your space no matter what type of rental you live in, from a studio to a penthouse apartment. It can be hard to make your place feel like home. With these simple tricks, you can make your apartment feel like home in no time at all.
How To Make Your Apartment Feel Cozier This HOLIDAY Season:
It’s about that time for cozy sweaters, crackling fires, and homey apartments. But for many city dwellers, that just isn’t in the cards this year. Making your place feel warmer doesn’t require you to decorate with reindeer and red and green apples. Although if that’s your style, go for it! These tips will help you make any space feel more like home this holiday season.
GET A SENSE OF COZINESS WITH COLOR
Finally, you can also get a sense of coziness with color. Warm autumnal tones are cozy. Think rich oranges and reds, dark greens and rich warm browns.
You can add these tones to your home with things like rugs, wall decorations, throw blankets, and canvases. You can also add pops of color with plants. With orange, red, and green are cozy. They’re also very common during the holidays. If you want to stand out and stay away from the “traditional” holiday look. consider other warm tones. You can go with rich blues and purples, or even warm yellows.
LIGHT IS ESSENTIAL
Lighting is one of the most important ways to add warmth and for reason! Humans associate warm temperatures with bright light.
In fact, research suggests that our brains are wired to expect brighter (and warmer) temperatures when there is more light in a space. That’s why many people turn up the lights when it’s a cold day outside. The brightness makes the room feel warmer and more inviting. While the sun might not be shining in your apartment, there are plenty of ways you can add brightness and warmth to your space.
Start by replacing any light bulbs that are giving off a cooler bluish light (known as a daylight bulb) with an candescent, soft white bulb instead. You can also add lamps to any dark corners of your home, like the loving bedroom. And consider adding LED string lights to your windows or bed frames even in the winter this are a great way to brighten up your home for the holidays.
LAYER UP (AND USE BLANKETS)
One of the best ways to make your apartment feel more cozier is to layer up your furniture with blankets, throws, and pillows. You can do this with your sofa or bed, and even with the seats in your kitchen or reading nook. Blankets on top of your sofa, bed or chairs.
If you want to step things up a notch and make your accessories more customized you can also DIY some cozy blankets and pillows. There are tons of wats to make blankets you can sew them, knit them, crochet them.
The holidays are all about spending time with loved ones and appreciating what you have, Turning your apartment into a cozy space is a great way to do both of those things. It doesn’t matter if you live in a big house or tiny apartment you can still enjoy a cozy holiday season, All it takes is a few simple changes and some creativity.