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Creating A Space In Your Home That Screams You!

If you are looking to be more artistic with your space, to the point that it screams ‘you,’ then you have come to the right place. Some people forget that their home is a place that you can style however you want, and when people come in, they are expecting to see a reflection of you. In this article, we are going to be looking at some of the basic ways that you can create a space that shows everyone who you are. Keep reading to find out more.


Simple posters hanging on grey raw wall in study corner living r
Simple posters hanging on grey raw wall in study corner living room interior with wooden desk with mockup monitor, fresh plants and books

The first thing that we are going to look at is art. Art is something that differs from person to person. Where someone might think that a piece of art is simply incredible, someone else might just see a blob of colors. It’s all down to personal preference, and that is something that you need to remember when you are choosing art for your space. If you are an artist, you can even use art that you have created yourself to give the room the vibe that you are looking for. If you’re not, though, then you should get out and find some that really speak to you.

It’s all about what you like, what will make you feel happy when you see it, or what provokes emotion. It’s about finding something that you think looks good, and you are happy to see every day in your home.


Wooden furniture in a room
Wooden modern furniture in a bright cozy room

You’ve also got to think about the furniture that you have in your home. There are so many different styles that you can choose from and so many places to buy from that you are going to be spoilt for choice. Think about what kind of material you want for your sofa, think about the colors that you are choosing and whether it’s going to work with the color that you’ve chosen for the wall and so on. There is much to consider when it comes to buying furniture, and you want to make sure that you are buying high-quality, so don’t just jump in and buy something straight away. Look around, check out things like Joybird reviews and reviews for other places to see what other people who have already bought from the company think.

Furniture has the ability to tie a room together or completely break it, so do be careful when choosing your pieces while making sure that they are you.

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Photo frames on wooden floor
Photo frames on wooden floor

Finally, things like personal items make a room scream you. There’s nothing more personal than items that hold some kind of value to you, or express who you are in some way. Pictures of family and friends, items that you have made, or that your kids have made, little things that you’ve picked up over the years that people associate you with, things that you treasure, and so on. You can’t get more personal than this, so if you want the room to feel like you, then you need personal items in there.

We hope that you have found this article helpful, and now see how you can create a space that screams you.


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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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