2018-10-15

How to create a minimalist home


A disorganized home can contribute to feelings of stress. After a long day, you need to come home to a place that exudes calm and tranquility. If this is what you wish to accomplish, then you may want to try a more minimalist approach to your home décor.  Ideally, your space should provide a comfortable atmosphere for you to unwind. Let’s explore what items are good to keep and what items you should get rid of. Here are some tips:

 

Just keep your favorite objects:

Get rid of any items that don’t make you feel happy. Everything in your home, should have a purpose. If something doesn’t make you happy, what's the point of keeping it?

 

Eliminate excess furniture:

Large furniture items can make you feel claustrophobic. Your home’s furnishings should be minimal, so you can feel comfortable and have space to move around.

 

Try white walls:

Dark colors tend to make a space feel more enclosed. It is better to choose bright colors, as they can also help to accentuate your thoughtfully selected furnishings. Repainting can also be a great opportunity to change your room’s furniture layout, since it requires you to move the furniture anyway.

 

Get real about your clothing:

We all have a lot of unnecessary clothing, that we don’t wear often. Simplifying your wardrobe is a great way to save space and money. To avoid buying a lot of clothes, commit to only buying new clothes that you really need or must have.

 

Choose your décor wisely:

Try to use decorations that serve a purpose or contribute to your life in some way. If you aim at having an open space, it is better to get rid of all impractical objects.

 

Declutter your bathroom:

A few essential items like shampoo, soap, and conditioner should be enough. Don’t clutter the space with items you don’t need. If you love bath items, then make an exception for those that you really must have.