Simple ways to make your new house feel more like home

Moving into a new home can be a hugely rewarding experience, but it may take some time for you to really feel at home and this is normal.

Whether you have moved into a brand new house or an older property there will be some work required for you to put your own stamp on this house and turn it into a home.

We have been helping couples, families, first time buyers, singletons and friends make their house feel like a home for a number of years now. We strive to offer you the advice, support, and items you need so you can be proud of your home.

So, let’s get started with 5 simple ways to make your new house feel more like home.

Figure out which styles you like best.

This is one of the most important steps to take, but can also be one of the most challenging. Of course, you,your partner, family or friends may have a difference in opinion when it comes to interior design.

Therefore, you should spend some time working through some of these most popular styles to decide which you (and anyone else) like and don’t like as a good starting point.

Industrial style

The industrial style is very on-trend at the minute, this style can make a plain room discover hidden character and begin the process of forming it’s own history. . Industrial style includes surface finishes such as weathered concrete, marble, wood paneling, brick and pitted natural stone .

You can view our full range of industrial-style wallpapers on our website.

Floral / Tropical 

Next up we have floral and tropical prints which have always been a classic favourite when it comes to interior design. Floral and tropical patterns can work in almost every room in your house, adding a burst of colour and life to your walls which can really help you feel more at home.

So you can relax and get lost in leafy prints and flower trails. Could this be the style for you? Take a look at our selection of floral and tropical wallpapers.

Geometric Wallpaper

The geometric trend is showing no signs of stopping anytime soon. Geometric wallpaper adds a lot of personality to a room and an instant touch of style.

It can be used to create a feature wall or to follow a bold scheme throughout. Geometric style is perfect even if you do not quite know what you are looking for, there is a geometric pattern to suit every style preference.

Traditional Wallpaper

Traditional style can be simple and bold, subtle and intricate but one thing is for certain it adds a regal and sophisticated look to any room. There is a whole range of traditional styles from damask, floral, and more modern-looking designs.

Traditional wallpaper is an easy way to add a homely feel to your new house.

Add accent colours.

An accent colour is an additional paint shade used in small quantities in a space to add impact and interest to the room. Depending on the style you are going for, these colours can be complementary or contrast to add bold features to your home.

This is another simple way you can make your new house feel more like home, experimenting with wallpaper colours and patterns along with paints will help you discover your style (together).

It is also a great starting point for adding accessories and planning other rooms, once you have decided on acolour scheme.

Try adding an accent colour by painting key trim areas within your room such as the skirtings, picture rails or the doors & radiators in your room..

You can view our range of paints online

Create calm in the bedroom

Your bedroom could be a haven of tranquility, a place where you can find calm. After all, we understand that moving into a new house can be stressful so creating calm in your bedroom is really important.

By creating calm in your bedroom you can be certain that this house is starting to feel like home! We have a range of soothing wallpaper designs and calming shades of paint for you to explore.

Bring out all your favourites

Just because you have moved into a new house doesn’t mean you have to start from scratch with everything. Get your home comforts and favourite accessories, photographs, and candles out.

It is important to add a touch of both your personalities to this house as soon as you can.

Welcome guests and loved ones

Another simple way to make your new house feel like home is to invite your loved ones round to see it. We have spent most of the last two years isolated and without much social interaction, so this is an amazing opportunity to show off your home and make you (and everyone) feel more welcome in it.

Dare we say it, but it isn’t that far from Christmas now which is the perfect reason to decorate, add some personality to your home before welcoming round guests for the festive period.

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