Home Styling Tips

Now that 2022 has started and Summer is fast approaching, it’s possibly time to start thinking about your home’s appearance. Before you make any big changes, you need to do some research. Here are some tips for making the most of your home’s appearance.

1. Install blinds or shutters
Blinds or shutters are a great way to block out the sun and keep the heat out as well as keeping the heat in on colder days. They can be purchased at your local home improvement store or from a professional installer. If you decide to have them installed, be sure to ask the installer to provide you with some of the accessories that are required for a finished product.

2. Have an outdoor room
If you’re in a position to have an outdoor room, do it!! It’s a great way to enjoy your home during the warmer months. Make sure you consider your outdoor area’s access. A patio or deck that is accessible from the back of the house is better than a room that is difficult to access.

3. Upgrade your lighting
Upgrade your lighting to ensure that your home is comfortable in the evenings and at night. Add some new lighting to the foyer and family room. You can add a sconce to the family room and one to the dining room.

5. Out with the old
Before you move items up to the attic or out to your garage ask yourself ‘do I need these’?  If not then sell them on Facebook or Done Deal, these services are a great way to make a few extra euros and get rid of some things that you no longer need.

6. Make your home smell good
Use essential oils in your home to give it a homey smell. It’s a great way to make your home feel like home.

7. Buy a new mattress
A new mattress is one of the best investments you will ever make.  Getting a good night’s sleep is essential to staying happy and healthy.  But buying a mattress without doing your research first can lead to sleepless nights and achy mornings, if you aren’t sleeping on a supportive base.  Pop up to us or give us a call and one of the lads in store will guide you down the right path or visit our Mattress section online here

8. Try out new paint colors
If you’re looking for a new paint color for your home, it’s a great time to try out new colors. You can experiment with the color scheme that you’re looking for.

9. Make your yard look great
Your yard is a great place to enjoy your summer. You can add some plants and a fountain. Your lawn will be green and beautiful.

As you’re planning your summer activities, you might also be looking for some new furniture to enjoy your time. Here are some ideas for some great furniture pieces that you can enjoy during the summer.

10. Replace your Sofas and chairs
You’re likely going to spend a lot of time in your living room during the many summers and winters ahead. If your couches are in need of replacement, you might want to consider getting a new ones. If you’re looking for a new couch, consider the size of your living room. If it’s large, you might want to consider getting a corner suite. If you’re looking for a smaller sofa, consider getting a chaise lounge.  Either way our friendly staff will guide you in the right direction and help you choose a comfortable suite for you.  Visit our Sofas and Chairs here.

11. Consider a new table
If you’re going to be spending a lot of time in your living room, you might want to consider getting a new dining room table to entertain your friends. If you’re looking for a new table, consider the size of your living room. If it’s large, you might want to consider getting a sectional. If you’re looking for a smaller table, consider getting a nice stylish coffee table.

13. Replace your lamps
Give living rooms a warm glow with floor lamps. lighting your home is often as much about creating a mood as it is about functionality. Choose your lighting based on room or by the three main types of lighting; general lighting, task lighting and mood lighting. Our helpful staff will give you lots of practical lighting ideas to ensure your home is well lit and inviting.