How can you make your house look like it’s brand new? It might be time to give it a facelift. This blog post will share some of the best hacks that will help you brighten up your home, from painting the walls, adding new furniture, and even making DIY projects. So get ready for a fantastic read about how you can turn your house into a palace with these fabulous ideas.

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Have Real Plants

They have a huge effect on how your house feels. They provide natural light and provide fresh air for the room.

Greenery like lilly pilly adds life into any space and can make it feel so much more inviting or cosy. It’s also great because plants will absorb CO² from the air, meaning that by having them in your home, you are helping with climate change too. Simply add plant pots onto a table or hang them from the ceiling lights – whatever is most practical for you.

Install Large Windows

Windows help to add natural light and create more space, making your house feel larger than it actually is, especially if you have a small room.

Buy Light Window Treatments

It’s not just the windows themselves that add light to a room – window treatments do too. This is because they can help with natural lighting, so you don’t need as many artificial lights during the day, plus it will make your house feel brighter and more welcoming.

Change Curtains

Curtains are one of those things most people overlook, but changing them could greatly impact how well lit your house feels. Curtains come in all kinds of styles from lace, textured fabrics, sheer designs – there are endless options to choose from.

Seal Up Your House With Caulk or Silicone Sealant

This will help make your walls feel more sturdy and prevent drafts from coming into the home. Even if you don’t have any leaks, it’s still worth doing because there is always a chance one might happen at some point – so prepare ahead of time.

Move Furniture Around for Better Lighting

If you’re not happy with how natural light hits certain parts of the room, then change things up by moving furniture around. This can really add life to an area without having to paint everything over again. It’s a great way to declutter too.

Add Colour

Even if you’re not an interior designer, adding pops of colours here and there is easy enough for anybody. You could even paint whole walls in different shades – just make sure they match each other’s moods and create balance throughout the home.

Get Creative With Lighting

Lighting makes such a big difference when trying to brighten up your house – especially lamps as there tends to be less glare than sunlight. It’s essential to have a variety of light sources, as it creates the perfect atmosphere.

The best way to brighten up your room is by using two or three different colours from this colour wheel: yellow-orange (citrus), purple (lavender), and blue (azure). Experiment with what looks good in your space.


So there you go – awesome ways to make your house feel brighter, new and fresh. These are such great ideas for all times of the year too. So take a look back over this list and try them out to brighten up your home instantly.

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I'm Stacey, in my (very) early 30's, from a small village in North Lincolnshire. I'm a stay at home mum to two boys and a mental dog. You'll find me blogging mainly about food & lifestyle with a bit of random thrown in.

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