Moving into a new home is an adventure like no other. If this is your first time, the possibilities are limitless, because you have a place that is finally your own, but you can put your own stamp on every aspect of the property. Sometimes, we purchase a home because it's within our budget, but something is niggling at the back of our mind in relation to the potential of the place that we can realize as soon as we get the keys. But if you have no idea where to begin, what can you do?
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[ctt template=”4″ link=”5FcK4″ via=”yes” ]Make that new home yours by putting your own “stamp” on a new home. Here are some things to try in order to change that blank canvas.[/ctt]
Tear Out The Appliances
If you've moved into a home that has unsightly and worn out worktops, sinks and toilets, this is the best place to start. By installing new sinks and worktops, you are immediately making a substantial superficial change. Luckily, sinks and appliances, like new taps, are cheap and easy to install. And this is a great starting point for overhauling your new home.
Alter The Color Scheme
We go into a new home, and the first thing we see is the color of the walls, and we think that it's time to make a change. Sometimes we don't go through with it, and as time goes on, other things have taken up our thoughts. By implementing a new color scheme, it's going to reflect your own personal tastes, and put that stamp on a property that you've always wanted. Have a look on TheSpruce.com for some warm and cool color suggestions if you are stuck for ideas! But the best piece of advice is to do the painting before all your items are unpacked, as it makes life so much easier. And while you're at it, if you've moved into this house and there's some unsightly carpet, replace it with some wooden or laminate flooring, as it makes the general upkeep easier. And it's a contemporary touch that’s very popular.
Get A Second Opinion
You might have a space that is so vast, that you don't know what to do with it! This is where a second opinion really comes in handy. If you've moved from a small, pokey apartment, to the equivalent of a country manor, it can be a shock to the system, but you might not know what to do with the space. This is where interior designers can come into their own, and there are services from FrancisInteriors.com as well as any other reputable interior design company that can look at the space and not only see how to maximize it, but also do the work for you. And if you're not in the budget for an interior designer, that's fine! Instead, do your research, and have a look on Pinterest to see what inspiration is out there for you.
A new home is like a blank canvas, the possibilities are endless. When you've finally moved into a new home that is yours, and yours alone, it can be overwhelming to think how best to put your own stamp on your home. But it doesn't have to be this way! It's very simple. You've spent so long having to ask permission to hammer nails into walls so you can hang up a picture in a rented property, now you can officially go wild!
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