5 Things You Didn’t Know You Needed in Your New Home


Moving homes is an exciting part of anyone’s life. You get a fresh start in a fresh environment, ready to make real changes in your life and excel in everything life throws your way. The most exciting part about moving might just be decorating. When you’ve done the heavy lifting, it’s time to have some fun with your décor and add new and essential items which will make your home a better place.

1. Drapes

This is a simple piece of decoration many people neglect. Not only drapes are a lovely addition to your windows as they give them spirit and make the place appear less empty, but they’re also fairly practical. You won’t have any fear of people peering into your home, allowing you to enjoy your privacy, for example.

Additionally, heavy drapes can help regulate room temperature and protect your interior from the cold wind if your windows don’t do a good enough job. Finally, drapes can fit into any style of decoration comfortably, allowing you to get creative with the overall design.

2. Fresh flowers

flowers in a vase

Adding flowers to your house can make the place feel warm and homey. You’ll achieve a refreshing and cute visual effect while introducing more oxygen to your compartment. What’s more, you’ll get to add splashes of colour to the rooms and make them appear livelier.

Fresh flowers don’t just allow you to play with aesthetics, though. They also provide a sweet and calming fragrance you’ll be glad to smell every time you’re in the room. The scent is imperative for promoting positive feelings and making your new home especially enjoyable.

3. Storage room

The storage room is especially important because all your stuff needs to fit somewhere. This means that most of the things you’ll see around your house are cupboards and side tables and armoires which hold all your belongings. That’s why it’s especially important to pay them a great deal of attention.

Make sure all of your storage room pieces of furniture are of the same colour, especially if they’re wooden. Also, don’t be afraid to get creative. For example, woven baskets or drawers are becoming an increasingly popular way of storing your things. They’re cute, simple, and do an excellent job.

4. A home gym

home gym

A home gym simply needs to be a part of any modern home. It’s an invaluable resource when you live a busy life and don’t have time to go to the gym regularly. A home gym will allow you to stay fit and save some money on gym memberships. What’s more, there won’t be any more room for excuses such as not having enough time when you’ll be able to use every free moment to work on getting in shape.

Once you’ve renovated, it’s time to start putting in the equipment. There are a few bare necessities any new home gym needs: a sturdy mat, a stationary bike, and a set of adjustable dumbbels. With these items, you’ll be able to do light exercises and stretching as well as cardio and strength training. This way, you won’t miss out on anything and will easily get the figure of your dreams.

5. New lights

Don’t underestimate the positive effects new lights can have in your new home. They’ll be invaluable for setting the mood and allowing you to clearly see everything in the house. The home you move into might already come with proper lighting but you can think of investing in new light anyway, as this personal touch can really make a difference in making the place more personal.

Make sure your lights are incorporated into the style of overall decoration you’ve chosen. This will make the rooms feel complete and it might just give you a magazine cover worthy space.


As you can see, having a beautiful home doesn’t have to require professional help. You are in charge of creating your dream home and will do a much better job than any home designer as you will feel the place with your heart. With these things, your new home will feel complete and you’ll get to cherish the warm feeling of joy every time you set foot through the front door.

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Mianna Korben