a large white house with a large green lawn in front and a large tree behind; Turn Your House Into A Home With These Tips


You may find yourself spending more time than ever these days in and around your home. This is especially true if you’re someone who works from home.

It makes sense that you’d want to keep up with updates and ensure it stays looking nice. It’ll be good for you and your family and will make your property easier to sell in the future. Here you can learn how to turn your house into a home with a few useful tips.

Enhance the Lighting

The lighting in your home can impact your mood and help you to be more productive and feel happier daily. A dreary and poorly lit home can take a toll on your mental health over time. Therefore, strive to draw in as much natural light as possible each day, for starters. Also, consider updating old and dingy lights and light fixtures. Ideally, you should put some lights on dimmer switches and include some lamps and candles throughout your spaces. 

Create an Outdoor Oasis

It’s also important that you get out of the house every so often and enjoy nature and your backyard. One idea is to create an outdoor oasis on your property. For example, you can plant a garden and set up a grilling and entertainment area on your patio. Just make sure you look into investing in rainwater tank accessories to keep the plumbing in check and the water buildup to a minimum. Also, update your landscaping and include some beautiful and colourful flowers throughout the backyard.

Decorate & Apply Fresh Paint

You can transform a house into a home by taking the time to decorate your spaces. Now is a wise time to rearrange and only display the items that you truly love. Rearranging furniture pieces can also make your home feel like a new space for living in. Also, bring home some paint colours you can test on the walls to see which hues will work best. Applying fresh paint is a cost-effective and fairly simple way to give your home a whole new look and feel. It’s also a project you can tackle if you’re up for it and want to save some money. 

Clean, Declutter & Tidy Up

Turn your house into a home by keeping it clean and tidy throughout the year. Get on a regular cleaning schedule and get in the habit of picking up each night before bed. Keep the cleaning supplies handy or set some in each different area of your home to help remind you to tackle this project often. Also, spend some time decluttering your belongings so you can reduce stress and get more organised. Decluttering feels good, and you won’t have to stare at a mess each day when your belongings are put away and have a place of their own to reside.


It is possible to create a better-looking and more comfortable place to live. Now that you have some ideas for how to do so, you can roll up your sleeves and get to work. It won’t be long before you’re enjoying living at home more and can turn your house into a home you actually like and can appreciate.

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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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