We’re all looking for ways to stand out, especially when so many people follow the trends. When it comes to your home you may be looking for ways to be different from everyone else around you. Since a lot of houses are designed the same by developers, this is a valid and common view. But where do you start?
There are a few things you can do to change up how your house looks compared to the neighbours’. This includes vintage furniture, custom skylights and even outdoor garden features. There is nothing stopping you from making your house into something out of this world. Make your house more welcoming because it has more features you love.
These days you can get just about anything tailor made to your liking. You don’t have to settle for a boring couch or table that doesn’t spark some joy in you. Why not simply look for vintage furniture. Home features are coming back into fashion to the point where nothing is off limits anymore.
You can go for any type of look you want and get creative with it:
- Refresh the furniture you already own and make it into something new.
- Choose decorative items to add more flare to your house such as paintings and trinkets.
- Paint and change old furniture to suite your colour scheme and theme in the house.
- Use vintage furniture to set the tone of your property by placing it on a covered patio.
Adding unique and different items can take your house to the next level very easily. You can showcase who you are throughout your house in no time!
If you haven’t thought of it already, lighting can be a practical way to change things up a little in your house. It sometimes goes unnoticed just how much difference lighting can make to a space. By changing fixtures, you can upgrade the look of a room in an instant. Also, with the many different light fixtures available, you can choose the style that feels right for you.
Of course, another way to change the lighting in your house would be to invest in custom made skylights. Custom skylights can give you the different look you’re going for while giving you a whole lot of different benefits too. It can help with the air ventilation, lowering electricity bills and lighting up dark spaces. It’s truly an all-in-one problem solver.
Outdoor Garden Features
You want to be proud of the garden you’ve got because it should be a refuge and way to enjoy nature. Whether your garden is big or small, you can take it to the next level just by giving it a few unique touches. If you host events often, this could also be a great topic of discussion between you and your guests.
It doesn’t take a lot to make a space look different and unique, especially when you have complete creative control. You can tidy up your garden by pulling out weeds, cutting back trees and leveling out the grass. Then you could add flowers, garden decor, a garden wall and a few lights. Pick similar themes and complementing colours to bring everything together.
If you want to take it one step further, you can start planting your own vegetables. This can be a great way to get your kids involved in the gardening process as they will see the results of their hard work. As a bonus, you can be the inspiration for the rest of the street to live healthier and greener.
Add an Accent Wall
By adding an accent wall to a room, you can change the look instantly without actually doing much. It will draw the attention of anyone in the room and you can create a whole different atmosphere.
The best part about an accent wall is the fact that it doesn’t have to be just inside of your house. You could choose to do it outside or even by using your front door. It can make your house stand out from the rest instantly. This would also be the cheapest option if you’re working on a budget as all you’ll need is some paint and brushes.
Why get lost in the crowd when you can stand out? Be who you are and make your house your own by putting your personal touch on your surroundings. Here you can see it doesn’t have to cost you a lot of money or time.
Don’t feel as if your house is just another one on the block when you can make it into anything you want. The best part about customizing your house and making it unique is the fact that you can make it a family activity. Now, get creative with your house as a family and show the neighbourhood who you are!