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Beautify Your Home With a Few Simple Steps

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There’s so such thing as a magic remedy for interior design, but if all you want to do is quickly fix up your living room before your relatives visit or want to impress your significant other, then there are plenty of quick little ways to make your home look beautiful. In this post, we’ll be showing a couple of home interior hacks that can transform your home in just a couple of minutes.

Get rid of the clutter

Simply get rid of the clutter by storing it in a box, throwing it all into a closet or even hiding it behind the sofa. If there’s a lot of clutter, you need to get rid of it as soon as possible! This will make your home feel a lot more spacious, cleaner and relaxing to lounge in. You’ll want to find a permanent solution for the clutter, but for now, you can simply hide it in a cupboard or keep it out of sight to make your home look beautiful.

Make way for furniture

Furniture is far better when it isn’t surrounded by loads of different things. Whether it’s your coffee table or your sofa, make sure there’s a lot of space around it so that it doesn’t appear cluttered. Pull it away from the walls, separate your end tables and keep things spacious. For a more long-term solution, you’ll want to consider home staging from Spindle Design Co. because they can give you a better design plan for your furniture. For now, it’s fine to just rearrange your furniture a little by giving it more space.

Remove something

The more you take away, the more beautiful your home will look. It sounds like a strange tip, but it’s related to removing clutter. A lot of things in your home are probably taking up far too much space (even if it’s a painting or things on your shelves) and the less there is to look at, the more spacious your rooms will feel.

Simplify your decorations

You might be trying too hard with your decorations if you walk into your rooms and feel overwhelmed by colors and shapes. The idea is to embrace simple decorations such as plants and flowers. For instance, you could pot a few plants from your garden and put them around your rooms as decorations instead of using large and colorful paintings that stand out far too much.

Clean the windows

People don’t realize just how important it is to clean their windows. The film of dust and grime can not only appear unsightly when you look at the windows, but they can also potentially block sunlight, reducing the brightness of the natural light that enters your home. Give your windows a good clean and remove all of the dust and grime to make your home shine and appear more spacious and luxurious with all the extra natural light.

There you have it! Five quick and simple ways to transform your home with ease. There are some long-term solutions you can use in addition to these, but for now, these basic steps will help you impress your guests and give your rooms a quick boost in their appearance.

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Karen LeBlanc

Karen LeBlanc is a travel host and writer with a popular travel show, The Design Tourist, and a companion lifestyle blog. As a widely published travel journalist and content creator, Karen is a member of the North American Travel Journalists Association. She also serves as the Design and Travel editor of the national lifestyle magazine, LaPalme. Karen believes that every destination has a story to tell through its local art, architecture, culture, and craft. This immersive creative exploration begins with authentic accommodations where the narrative of place unfolds through art, accessories, accouterments, furnishings, fixtures, and food. 

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