If you spend a lot of time in and around your home then it’s in your best interest to ensure it’s a place you enjoy being. Your home should be a happy environment where you feel comfortable and at ease. I have often been asked “Rainbows?! Aren’t you afraid it will lose resale value?” Not at all! We bought this fixer-upper for just under $20,000. It has 5 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, with a beautiful yard in a fantastic city. I’m staying here until I die! Resale value is not important to me, but my happiness is and mental well-being are, so these colors are an investment in my future and self-care at the same time.
There are tips you can apply to help you achieve home euphoria if you’re not there yet. Soon enough you’ll be on your way to giving your home a happier vibe and ensuring you and your family members love the space you’re in. You don’t have to live in rainbows, like I do, but you can let this be your chance to once and for all create a peaceful and inviting property where you can truly relax and be happy. We are still a while off with this remodel, but I can already see how much happier I am with all of this color surrounding me.
Clean & Pick up Regularly
One tip for having a happy and comfortable home is to clean and pick up regularly. Your goal is to remove and get rid of any clutter that may be making you feel stressed out and overwhelmed. Get rid of what you no longer need and make room for the items that bring you joy and help you create a better and more comfortable property to live in. It may help to assign chores to your kids and have them pitch in so you’re not the one always doing the cleaning and picking up. I even rented a local storage shed to store things in that I know I love and want in my home, but we just aren’t ready for yet. If I’m to keep them safe, they can’t be here in the remodel chaos. Even temporary clutter is stress-inducing.
Make Fixes & Take Care of Your Property
It’s also important that you make fixes in a timely fashion and take care of your property by keeping up with maintenance. It may help to keep a task list of seasonal to-dos that you should tackle to stay on top of it and ensure your home remains in good condition. There may be projects you can tackle yourself and others you should call upon the experts to complete for you. For instance, if you notice any cracks or areas where the air is seeping into your home you might want to contact spray foam contractors that can come in and seal these areas up. Pay special attention to your garage, roof, and attic areas which are prone to letting unwanted air in which may run up your energy bills.
Create Spaces to Learn & Work
If you’re working from home as most people are these day, or your kids are learning at home then it’s important to create quiet and productive spaces that you can use to complete these types of tasks. You can have a happy and more comfortable home by making sure there are rooms you and your kids can go to complete business and educational assignments. You may also want to create reading nooks or areas where you can go to digest new information you’re learning or get lost in a good book. We adore books, and I have always dreamt of having my own library and I finally have one! I’m hoping to pick up some fresh new furniture to really tie the room together.
Take the Time to Decorate
Your home will be more attractive and cozy when you take the time to decorate it. Bring outdoor elements inside and use plants and fresh flowers to make it lively and smell good. Set out sentimental photos of your family and loved ones that put a smile on your face when you see them so you’re instantly put at ease while in your home.
Only buy or make and display items you love so you avoid overdoing it or making your rooms feel cluttered. Decorate and rearrange your property so it feels homier and is personalized to your taste and liking. Pick out lovely window treatments and then be sure to open them up during the day and let in the natural light as much as possible too.
Your home will be a much happier and more comfortable place when you work on staying organized. You should know where to find all you need quickly and be able to access your items without much effort. Even if your home is small there are ways to declutter and organize it so you’re using your space wisely and maintaining order in it. If you have too many items to organize consider purging what you don’t need or renting and using a storage unit. You’ll feel much better when your belongings are neatly put away and you aren’t always stressing out about where to find what you need. You’ll have more space to use and maneuver around in and won’t feel like you and your family members are living on top of one another.
These tips will help you have a happy and more comfortable home to live and enjoy. You’ll wake up each day excited to spend time in your house and won’t feel so overwhelmed by what you see. Instead, you’ll be able to take pleasure in your property and get the most out of living there.