Moving into a new home is so exciting! This is a new environment that needs to be catered to you and reflect your personality as well as everybody else in the household. It can get pretty overwhelming to move, because you have to pack up everything, arrive at your destination, then afterward have to unpack it all. It can especially be daunting when needing to decorate your new home. Your new home is going to be a completely different size and layout This is going to make you do a bit of thinking on how you’ll furnish your new space. This guide is going to help you out with decorating your brand new home, whether you’ve already arrived or are still in the packing process!
Evaluate what you already have
With the current modern interior trends, less Is more. But hey us vintage folk don’t tend to follow trends! Whenever you’re going through your old things during the packing process, it may be worth taking a step back and do a bit of evaluating. Is what you’re packing something that you no longer need? Is it something that you cherish? If you were to toss your item out or donate it, would you regret it? How often does it get appreciated? These questions will help you out whenever you’re sorting through your belongings. Whenever you’re packing, you should try to pack things that mostly serve a purpose for your new home. This is going to prevent any clutter and it’s going to help out a lot when it comes to the moving process.
Painting the walls is a great way to personalise a space when you decorate your new home. You could hire a professional interior painter or go all DIY and just paint the walls yourself. While walls are your canvas and you can do anything you want with them. You can choose whatever colour you want to help make a statement, for instance, going for a bold navy blue would make a kitchen look very luxurious. Just first figure out what your focal wall is going to be before you begin painting the space. This focal wall is what will attract the most attention.
For living rooms, the focal wall is usually something such as a gallery wall or a wall that contains a lot of floating shelves. This is often where furniture is going to lay against as well. This wall is going to be receiving the most attention so you’ll want to make sure that the colours and accents in the room will complement the walls.
In with the new
Moving into a new home is the perfect time for some new décor and furniture! That’s one of the more fun parts of having a new home. Shopping for new items for your home is the perfect time to think of what you need and what you can discard. These unneeded items can be easily donated if they’re in good shape or you can even try to sell them. Worn down or outdated furniture can be discarded during your big move and you can use the opportunity to get something new. The same goes for old kitchen wear, outdated decorative accents, tattered bedding, towels, and so much more. It’s the perfect opportunity to invest in some luxury furniture. Your brand new home will feel completely fresh with all the new décor and furnishings. But remember – new doesn’t need to be new, new! Treat yourself to some new old pieces while you decorate your new home!