Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Time to Chill: How to Make Your Home More Relaxing

With the fast pace of modern life, most people are spending more and more time in their offices. When they get home, they want to unwind and relax. If this is something you are finding difficult, it could be because your home is more headache inducing than calming and soothing. With that in mind, read on to discover how to make your home more comfortable and relaxing.


  • All rooms are important – When making your home more relaxing, it is important to pay attention to every room, from your kitchen to the closet under the stairs. You cannot neglect a space; even those that are uninhabited. If you make every space count, you will have a much more relaxing home.
  • Rearrange your furniture – Another way to make your home seem more soothing and peaceful is to change or rearrange your furniture. Keep your furniture together in an intimate and comfortable setting. You can play around with different arrangements to ensure your furniture is placed at its most relaxing focal point. Consider white and natural colours. Loud fabrics and bright colours can be energizing and jarring.
  • Add different textures – Not only should you consider furniture layout and the different colour palettes used in your home, but the textures you incorporate are important as well. Investing in custom curtains is a good place to start when trying to add a softer and more comforting feel to a room. You can also add scatter cushions and a plush, fluffy rug. The options are endless, yet they all work towards giving your home a soft and serene vibe.
  • Choose bed sheets with high thread content – One place where you should be able to relax and forget about the stresses and strains of everyday life is your bed. The reason to choose bed sheets with higher thread content is because they will be a lot softer. They don’t have to be expensive, though; don’t worry. Also, try to choose bed sheets in a soft pastel or neutral colour.
  • Create technology zones – Nowadays, technology is central to almost everything we do. However, this could be one of the main reasons why you are struggling to unwind in your home. This is why it is a good idea to create technology zones. Make sure there are areas in your home whereby technology is not allowed. Your bedroom should be one of these areas. You are never going to be able to drift off to sleep if you sit and play on your smartphone all night.
  • Add positive feeling to your home – One of the easiest ways to create a positive vibe in your home is to add photographs and keepsakes that remind you of a happy time you spent together as a family or with your friends. When you look at these photos, it will bring an instant smile to your face.

Your home is meant to be a peaceful and relaxing sanctuary. If that is not the case, make sure you use the advice mentioned above. Little changes can go a long way, so you should immediately feel a difference.

xxoKim

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