How to Decorate Your First Home?

You have bought the first house or the apartment and you have still plenty things to do. First of all your rooms are empty and you need to decorate them. If you want to avoid paying a decorator you should do it by yourself.

Is this a hard task? Our answer is no but you need to have some ideas in your head to realize this task. For example which color do you like, what kind of furniture, carpets, rugs etc. you want to buy.

If you strongly decide to do it on your own, we have a guide for you to help you with this. The My Domaine site has published an article where it is explained how to decorate your first home, step by step.

Decorating Your First Home? Here’s Where to Start

If you’re looking to buy your first home or have just signed on the dotted line, congratulations! Gone are your days of crummy rental-apartment living—you now have a place to make all your own. Since you just spent a large chunk of change securing your new abode, the thought of decorating it may be totally overwhelming. If you’re starting from scratch or hoping to create a home that feels more grown-up than your previous rentals, this guide will be your decorating resource.

Begin With Paint

Nothing will transform and personalize your space more that a fresh coat of paint—something you should do before moving any furniture or boxes in. Believe us, painting an empty home is about a million times easier than worrying about moving furniture and covering everything in plastic. To help you pick the perfect hue, check out our roundup of the best warm-neutrals paints, designer-approved grays, and top paint picks for your bedroom. Read the full article here.

Here are more tips for you to help you on this road to a perfect home decoration. Darlene Weir has published an article where she showed us some tweaks that make a big difference in our homes.

Tiny Decorating Tweaks That Make a Big Difference

Sometimes a room needs just a small tweak to be its best. Fortunately there are several easy ways to improve your home’s design without much cost, time, or even commitment. Here’s how to edit your way to a stunning space you can fall in love with all over again.

1. Face the Music

In order to truly improve on your space — and tweak your room in the right direction — you will need to have a realistic assessment of your current space. The best way to do this is to take pictures, and then take an honest look at your space from a two-dimensional perspective. Your camera can be your best friend in deciding what should stay, what should go, and what needs to be added. When evaluating your pictures, ask yourself questions such as, “Does my space have the right balance of color? Is there an area of my room that is too congested with stuff? Do I have a focal point? Does my flow of space work? Are there resting points for my eye?” If something does not feel right in your photo, pay special attention to that area and trust your gut. Don’t be afraid to share your pictures for a second opinion — just take or leave what works for you when the advice starts rolling in. Read the full article here.

We hope that we helped you with these tips and suggestions. For the end, we can conclude that the most important things in this are colors and dimensions. You have to choose small elements and their color very carefully because these small things give the personality to your rooms. So, pay attention when you buy a carpet or even a rug. If you need a rug for your room, check this 5×7 blue area rug and see the other models for your room by clicking the link above.

Tom Cole

About Tom Cole

I am a freelancer from London, who loves dogs and barbecuing at home.

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