6 Genius Hacks to Spruce up your Room

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Do you ever feel like your room is a little too dull and boring? Have you ever wanted your guests to marvel at how pretty your house is? Sometimes, it feels unnecessary to put a lot of effort into decorating your home. You may be worried that the result might be too flashy or not suit your tastes. Maybe you’re concerned that you’ll get tired of significant changes very quickly. Worry no more- here are some easy ways to spruce up your room that solves all of those problems. 

Why Decorate?

Decorating your room in the way you like can make you feel more content when you walk into it. We spend a lot of time in our houses and creating a positive environment significantly boosts your mood. It can also add a burst of life to the area, making it stand out amongst the otherwise dull background.

Mirrors

Mirrors can make a room look bigger. If you feel like you live in a small or cramped space, the addition of a mirror can significantly reduce that feeling. Mirrors come in so many different shapes and sizes, so you can choose from a variety of options. Depending on the rest of the house, you can choose to have one with a frame, or one without. Either way, mirrors bring an element of class to your home, and when placed in the right spots, can also be a functional element. A full-length mirror is also a photo opportunity waiting to happen for all the shutterbugs out there.

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Rugs

Though they might just be under your feet, rugs can add a lot of personality to a room. If your walls are painted in more neutral shades, a bright rug can draw the attention of all those who walk inside. Carpets reflect the taste of an individual, so you are free to express yourself. Since they come in a multitude of options ranging from traditional to modern, this trick can work for almost everyone. Your rug can also be patterned or textured to add some flavour. The shape and position of the carpet can also alter your perception of the room. If you prefer, you can also buy rugs with seasonal designs that add a little flair to the holiday decor. These rugs can also be shifted around if you get bored of them being in the same place.

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Family Photos

If you want to brighten up a particular wall, family photos are a great way of decorating. This is a very sentimental method, adding to your joy whenever you look at them. It’s also a heartwarming tribute to those you feel grateful for. Family photos can showcase memories that you had once forgotten. You can even have a bonding moment with those you love when putting up these pictures. They also give a little insight into your life to any guests who come by. 

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Display Collections

A display shelf to showcase various knick-knacks is a creative way also to express your interests and hobbies. For example, you can display models you may have built, if that is something you enjoy doing. You can showcase pieces of art you have made. Another option is to put things in clear jars. You can keep marbles, seashells, candies, and so many other things in these display jars to add a little pop of colour to the room. If you go on vacation, you can keep souvenirs on this shelf. You can display books too. This shelf is likely to become a conversation starter with guests if you keep interesting things on it. You can also use it functionally if you wish to. 

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Fairy Lights

Fairy lights strung across the walls create a beautiful atmosphere in the room. It offers you an alternative dimmer lighting for the evening hours, adding some extra ambiance to the room. Fairy lights make your space seem more homely and cozier, and give a sense of warmth to your room. The dimmer light also makes for a better transition to sleep. Fairy lights come in many colours and can be put up in many different ways to suit the room. It all comes down to your creativity!

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Plants

Adding houseplants to a room has been scientifically proven to boost your mood. They come in many different sizes, from tiny succulents and cacti to bigger, leafier plants. Watering these plants becomes part of your daily routine, and it’s something to look forward to when they thrive. Many indoor plants don’t require a lot of maintenance, so don’t be worried if you don’t have a green thumb. They also come in many colours like red, purple, and orange. If you like to cook, you can even start a small kitchen garden planting herbs like mint, coriander, rosemary, basil, or chives. Adding these fresh herbs to your cooking makes the food taste better than ever before, and it also adds some life to your kitchen.

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