Moving into your new Clayton house is a liberating feeling. Whether you’re living with your life partner or having the best time of your life with your roommate in your new Clayton home, the task of turning your empty shell of a house into a welcoming, cozy and comfortable home is always fun.
New buyers are often seen saying: ‘we’re going to do this, we’re going to do that, and it will all be wonderful,’ surely, it will all be wonderful, but only if you know the right approach.
Of course, there are millions of options out there that you would love to experiment in your new Clayton house, and a hundred decisions to make before you actually start the decoration process, but being overwhelmed will do you no good!
1. Start with Paint
Don’t yet have your furnishings? There’s no better time than now to set the stage for your décor. Add some beautiful, fresh colour scheme in your new Clayton home. Paint can immediately transform a space in the most affordable manner. Give your Clayton home’s rooms a breath of your fresh personality.
This is the first step because all the next steps hugely depend on this one- from new furniture to carpeting and accents’ right tints, tones, and shades.
2. Invest in Furniture
Now that you have your own place, you should buy furniture for your new Clayton home. A bed for a sound sleep, a sofa for beauty and function and as the anchor of your living room, a dining table for enjoying delicious meals, and a super comfortable reading chair for those leisurely times.
*Tip: Buy classic furniture pieces so that you don’t get bored of them in a short period of time.
3. Dress Your Windows
Try some great window treatments to shed some new light on your new Clayton space. Turn your windows into your one of the favourite focal points. You have the option of choosing from organic materials, luxury fabrics and roman shades. Your choice may be ruffles, cording, beading, and lace; or sleek lines and bold prints; or ocean hues, jewel tones, and basic colours.
Dress your bedroom, living room, dining room, kitchen and bathroom windows.
4. Color Magic- Mix & Match
For a custom look of your Clayton home, accessories, unique textiles and inexpensive art is next on our list of items. Different pillow textiles that are more in line with your permanent style are a must to consider. Perk up the colour palette and personality of your home with modern home accessories, for instance, wall shelf, mirrors, vases, picture frames and other desk accessories.
Don’t keep your walls bare; keep your eyes peeled for affordable artwork.
5. Add Area Rugs
Let’s move to your flooring now! Whether you have wood floor or stone floor in your new Clayton home, it’s essential to soften things up with a well-placed area rug. Area rugs are fabulously nifty pieces that enhance a room’s personality and texture and feel great under your feet.
Play with styles, color, and sizes, and order a rug that’s just right for your Clayton home.
6. Pay attention to Lighting
Spend some time choosing unique overhead and wall lighting to light up your new Clayton place magically. In your new home, you have more liberty and flexibility to switch out light fixtures, which is why you can make your home feel like truly your own. If it’s an expensive, huge light fixture that you want to install in your home for the visual appeal, it will be wise and safe to call an electrician to get the job done.
Let a new pendant, sconce or chandelier do the talking!
7. Organization Ideas for Storage
You may choose built-ins as your storage option if you want to maximize every square inch of your home. Modern bedroom built-in is another great storage unit. Several other ideas that you can take in order to perfectly organize items in your home includes installing bookshelves on an unused wall, floor-to-ceiling shoe shelf, deep drawers in kitchen and laundry room, using irregular shaped walls and nooks as functional storage spaces, well-thought shelving for a dressing room & many others.
Don’t let storage become a common problem in your home.
8. Get a Goodnight’s Sleep
Since you work hard throughout the day, you must ensure that your bedroom is the coziest place in the whole world, where total relaxation and rejuvenation is guaranteed. And to ensure that, it’s necessary to buy good linens, and a nice mattress suitable for you and your body.
After all, a goodnight’s sleep makes all the difference in the world! Sweet Dreams!
If you are a new Clayton home buyer and have any questions about decorating ideas for your Clayton home, or if you are looking to buy or sell a home in the Clayton area, get in touch with Robbie Johal. Let a Clayton real estate specialist assist you!