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Interior Design Hacks To Remember For Your New Home After Moving

With the age of the Internet, homeowners can now look online for some interior design ideas for your new home. This is especially beneficial when your hands are full of plenty of pre-move tasks. After all, decorating your new living space should be one of your priorities so you can make your humble abode a more functional place to live in after your arrival.

If you’re planning an upcoming move one of these days, here are a few interior design hacks to consider right from the very beginning.

Lighten Up Your Space

Having more light means making your spaces brighter and bigger. Thus, if you want to get the most out of your living space, put in as much light as you can to make it feel and look bigger than it’s actual space. You can do this by painting the walls with light colors or place huge mirrors to create an optical illusion of space. If your new home has an abundant source of natural light, let that come through to brighten up your spaces. For instance, you can open the windows or use some thin curtains to allow natural light to shine in.


apartment bed bedroom chair 462235In addition to lighting, home accessories can really transform a dull space into a cozy and inviting one. From throw pillows and rugs to paintings and other forms of artwork, you can surely bring a comfortable and elegant touch to your space. If you don’t want to spend on these accessories, another option is to display your own stuff to make the ambiance more unique and personal. For example, if you have a vast collection of figurines and family portraits, you can use these items to accessorize your new home. However, to make sure you can move your valuable possessions safely and without damage, asking help from professionals can be the right thing to do. Most moving companies NYC and other nearby places offer quality moving services to ensure the safe delivery of all your belongings to your new home

Go Green

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Your living space will be more relaxing with the presence of some green. Generally, plants can go a long way in improving both the air you breathe and the place’s aesthetics. More than that, having some plants around your new home can add more life and make your humble abode fresher and livelier.

Add Some Pieces Of Furniture

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Adding some furniture pieces can give your new home a high-end designer look and ambiance. Fortunately, putting some furniture in your space doesn’t necessarily have to be expensive. With several second-hand stores and consignment shops, you can have the furniture of your choice at an affordable price.

On the other hand, if you want to be more personal with your furniture and other stuff, you can re-use or re-purpose some items to ensure they’ll complement your home interior design. Also, if you’re a music lover who owns bulky music instruments like a piano, you can have it displayed in your living room to add a personal touch. And to move heavy items safely, it’s best to work with professionals like piano movers.

Mix Up Your Decorations

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Generally, you may have a specific style in mind when it comes to interior designing. But, if you’re looking to emphasize your personality when decorating your living space after your move, you can actually do it by mixing up your design ideas to come up with a distinct and unique home style. For instance, you can combine your new stuff with the old ones until their color schemes blend. Also, try to match your unique modern decors with the vintage ones or hang some artwork using a contemporary wallpaper as a backdrop.


As you’ve read, there are plenty of ways you can consider to make your new home cozier after a stressful relocation. Just follow these simple interior design hacks, and you’ll be surprised at how you can create a stylish feeling and looking abode to live in.

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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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