The hassle to buy or rent a home in a new city is a difficult task. It requires a lot of effort! You have to look out for a perfect house that fits your budget and is in the vicinity of your office.
Do consider the direction of your house so that you know that your home can be lit because of the sunshine rather than tube lights or CFL’s in the morning! The ventilation plan of the house is essential as well; Windows and doors architecture.
After you’ve found your perfect match, the second most challenging task is to decorate your home in a way that suits your budget, and one of the best ways is to rent furniture, appliances and other items online. In this way, you won’t get bored with the same things and keep updating your home look.
While decorating your home, you need to remember a few starting tips which shall help you in reaching your imagined home into a reality. It is not that daunting if you go one room at a time.
Buy or rent a comfortable, spacious sofa having a primary color which goes with the walls. Experiment with the colors of the cushions.
Place lamps or showpieces on the side tables to fill up the gaps.
Have an accent wall where you can hang a no. of framed pictures or a single big-sized framed art piece or a poster you like?
The accent wall can be the wall behind the LED TV or the wall behind the Sofa.
Have a center table. The size of the table may depend on the size of the room.
Have extra seating arrangements, “Multipurpose Furniture” can be used in which you can even store some things. Also, incorporate some cabinets and drawers to display some showpieces/books and store crockery.
Add some greenery by using indoor plants.
The Dining Area:
If there isn’t enough space for a dining table, then you can add chairs and metal seats with the kitchen counter. You can make use of the space and have cabinets under that kitchen slab.
Paint the cabinets for a classic look.
Add plants to the dining area and the kitchen area, a must!
Add a lamp on top of the dining table; you can switch it on if you have a date for the night or want to have a peaceful environment.
Add a table cloth in the middle of the mats. You can experiment with the prints on the table cloth as well!
Add cabinets near the dining table so that you can, display some showpieces and store your crockery as well.
If you have an unfurnished kitchen, then you can use a saw to build shelves for the spices and pulses. This is a space-saving way and looks refreshing as well.
Hang the spatulas with the help of command hooks and save cabinet space.
Have a single bed or a double bed, whichever is required. You can even buy a sofa cum bed if you want multi-utility. Have side tables/cabinets on the sides of your bed along with lamps on each side for the night readers.
You can also use LED lighting as they do not generate heat, and the strings can be experimented with.
You can frame some pictures and put them on the wall above your bed. One can experiment with the “detailing.”
Have a dressing table and mirror on one of the side walls.
The Almirah can be built-in, else you can rent a wardrobe as per your needs and put it in the corner of the bedroom.
Put a comfortable chair on one of the sides of the bedroom beside a cabinet, which can be used as a storage space.
Keep the curtain light.
Remember, your home resembles your personality, and it is up to you to make it interesting and quirky. Nobody likes a dull and stuffed house. Paint the walls on your own, play with the color theme, whatever you want. You’re the artist here!