4 Things You Need to Accessorize Your First Home
When you purchase your first home, it’s bound to be an extremely exciting time in your life. This is likely the most expensive purchase you’ll ever make. It’s natural to want to be sure you make all the right decisions when it comes to accessorizing it.
The accessories you choose will help to make it look stylish, but also speak to your personality.
Plus, it will make the house feel like your own.
Where should you start when it comes to accessorizing your home? What things should you focus on purchasing? We’ve got four tips and things you’ll want to pick up for your first home.
Vases – Perfect for Bringing the Outdoors In
The first item you’ll want to pick is a few vases that can be placed around the home. This is an excellent way to add decor to a room. They bring the outdoors inside with fresh-cut flowers and arrangements.
You may even want to think outside the box when it comes to what flowers to place in the vases.
Sometimes just a collection of fresh greenery from your own garden can be a beautiful look.
Lamps – Both Functional and Decorative
Lighting in your home is something you don’t want to overlook or undercut the importance of.
Not only is it functional, but depending on the light fixture or lamp you choose, it also acts as a decorative piece.
Try to mix things up and don’t just rely on the standard overhead lights.
Opt for a variety of lamps such as desk lamps, floor lamps, and even pendant style hanging lights.
Luxury Décor Master Bedroom Pieces – Creating a Relaxing Vibe
Of course, another area that deserves attention is your master bedroom. For many homeowners, this is a room where you want to strive for luxury, relaxation, and even a spa-like feel.
While there are a number of ways to go about this, accessories and décor tend to be your best options.
Spend extra time and consideration on such things as the linens for the bed, the window coverings, lamps, and light fixtures.
opt for quality
Consider an area rug if you have hardwood flooring, wall art, and even art that can be displayed on dressers and chests of drawers.
While you’re busy accessorizing your master bedroom, it can also be a good idea to invest in a high quality and supportive mattress.
Sure, it’s not exactly an accessory, but it will help to ensure that your master bedroom offers the utmost in comfort.
As an added tip for first-time homeowners, there are often Presidents Day mattress sales, making this the ideal time to purchase one.
Throw Pillows and Blankets – Think Mix and Match Textiles
It’s also very common for homeowners to pick up a variety of throw pillows and blankets. They can be used in the living/family room as well as bedrooms.
This is your chance to do a little mixing and matching when it comes to textiles, sizes, colours, and prints.
You don’t want everything to be exactly the same, as it will look far too boring. Instead, stick to one theme or colour palette.
After that, get a little creative with the pieces you purchase.
Creating a Space that Speaks to You
Accessorizing your home isn’t just about picking pieces that are currently trendy and stylish.
It’s not about trying to make your home look like that of a magazine spread either.
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Instead, accessorizing your home should be that opportunity to really let your personality shine.
This can allow you to connect with the inner designer that you may not have realized existed.
Most importantly, it’s about having fun!
Did I leave out any things you need to accessorize your first home?
Let me know, til then–cheers m’deres!
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Nancy Polanco is a freelance journalist, lifestyle content creator, and editor of Whispered Inspirations. She is a proud Mom to Gabby and Michaela and partner and best friend to Darasak. Having worked as part of a health care team for almost a decade, Nancy is happy to be back to her passion. She is a contributor to the Huffington Post, TODAY’s Parents, and an Oprah Magazine Brand Ambassador.