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Home Décor Ideas for New Homeowners


Owning a home that you can call your own is a significant milestone in life. Indeed, all the sweat and hardwork poured to earn that money for buying a new home or a lot property for building your dream house is fulfilling in its sense. As exhilarating as it can be, being a new homeowner can have a little pressure, especially if you only want the best for your home but you don’t know where to start. When it comes to decorating, new homeowners more often look for ideas on the net and sometimes mixing all those ideas up can be overwhelming. 

First tip to start off, don’t be pressured! A home is your haven where you can be yourself, and in order to unleash that decorative side hiding in you, here are some helpful ideas that you can primarily consider when decorating your new humble abode.

1. Begin With Your Bedroom

It is given that you will be working on a tight budget so it’s best to start on the part of the house where you will be spending most of your time – the bedroom. You can start planning on how to personalize your space, for instance, painting it with your favorite color or decorating it with new beddings and linens. Utilize your budget for home furnishings and spend it on quality bedsheets, curtains, and pillows. Remember to check the thread count! Whether you want a light color palette or cool-toned themes for your bedroom, it’s important to choose your bedroom essentials carefully. Pick those that make you comfortable, reflect your personality, and can serve its purpose for a long time. 

2. Go DIY If You Can and Buy Essentials Progressively

As a new homeowner who just invested most of their resources for the new house, decorating it does not mean spending lavishly again. Instead of purchasing new decorations, picture frames, carpets, or flowers to accentuate your home, you can go check out some DIY hacks to upgrade what you already have. Be innovate and be creative, like painting an old flower vase, using a wallpaper to add accent to your kitchen walls, or reusing photo frames to accessorize your living room. Another helpful tip that is surely beneficial for new homeowners is not to buy everything all at once. To align with the first tip, you can start off buying bedroom essentials first (ask yourself if it is really needed!) or buy the primary furniture first and buy accessories, accent chairs, bedside tables, and cabinets the next time. 

3. Invest in Lighting Essentials and a Quality Sofa

A sofa is the anchor of the living room, as experts would say, and investing in a high-quality one is a tip you must not disregard. A sofa is not just the Queen of the living room, it is also the all-time favorite spot to have an afternoon siesta, to eat popcorn while watching Netflix, and a place to relax to after coming home from work. Investing in a high-quality sofa might be a little expensive, but it really is the best décor you can have in your home that will last for years. Aside from a quality sofa set, you might also want to splurge on some good lighting essentials in decorating your new home. Choose wall lighting that matches your style or a few overhead lighting that will not make your place bare and empty. Lighting can be highly responsible for the overall visual impact of your home, so make sure to invest in good ones – which may not be necessarily expensive, as long as it is serving its aesthetic purpose. 

More ideas like being keen on details to add character in your overall interiors and defining your personal style can be really helpful for new homeowners who are just starting to decorate their space. But all in all, it’s your home – so feel free to add your touches!

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