If you’re not afraid of a bit of DIY and are keen to transform the look and feel of your tired, outdated home and garden, simply continue reading to discover a few tips which will help you get started
How to transform the look and feel of your home and garden:
Consider placing solar lights around your garden to light up your garden at night:
One way to encourage your family to spend more time enjoying your garden in the evenings is to strategically place a few solar lights around your garden. As when night falls parts of your garden will be illuminated by your solar lamps. You may want to place a few solar powered lamps amongst your flower beds or to use a large solar powered light to illuminate one of your trees. You can even purchase solar lights which you can place in your pool, to light up your pool, if you plan on hosting a pool party or an evening dinner on your deck.
Think about adding a statement feature to your garden:
Another way to give your garden a new lease on life is to purchase a statement piece to place in your garden. As an example, you may want to place a water feature such as a fountain in the middle of your garden. Or you may love the idea of placing a pergola or a gazebo in a quiet corner of your garden. Where you’ll be able to read a book in summer without getting sunburnt.
Replace your home’s outdated curtains:
When it comes to transforming the inside of your home you can’t go wrong updating your home’s curtains. Especially if you can’t remember the last time that you replaced your home’s curtains and some of your curtains have started to fade over time. As an example, you can’t go wrong replacing your bedroom curtains with stylish black out curtains, which will allow you to block out the sunlight, if you’d like to sleep in during summer or enjoy an afternoon nap.
Another area in your home which may require new curtains is your lounge as you’ll spend a lot of time in your lounge, it makes sense to invest in new decorative, functional curtains. Especially as any guests who visit your home, will spend the majority of their stay in your lounge.
Strategically use mirrors to make your rooms look larger:
If you wish that some of your home’s rooms were larger, simply strategically hang up a few large mirrors around your home. Which will give the illusion that your rooms are slightly larger than they actually are. You may even want to try hanging up mirrors in your hallways, to make your narrow hallways seem more spacious and inviting.
Host a working bee:
If you have numerous home and garden projects which you’d like to action but which would take you a long time to complete, it’s a great idea to enlist your friends and family members to help you out by inviting your loved ones to your home for a working bee. After all as the saying goes many hands makes light work. Just be prepared to treat your friends and family members to a couple of drinks or a barbecue lunch in order to thank them for their time and effort.
So if you were looking for home and garden inspiration, hopefully you now have a few ideas which will help you get started and which will allow you to effortlessly transform the look and feel of your home and garden!