Put a stamp on your new property in 3 simple steps | AD

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There’s no denying that moving home can be stressful. However, once you’re in, you’ll have free rein over how you choose to make your property your own. If you’re struggling for ideas on how to put your mark on your new home, here are three simple steps you can follow.

1. Style up your windows

When you first move into your place, it’s likely you’ll be left with the window dressings of the previous owners, or it could be that you’re left with nothing at all. Either way, this is the perfect opportunity for you to take control in making the property your own. From luxurious curtains to beautiful blinds, choosing stylish window treatments is a must, especially since they can be seen not just on the inside of your home, but on the outside by passersby and visitors too. So to ensure that your new pad looks good on the inside and out, you should put some careful thought to picking out these soft furnishings. Visiting specialist websites like https://www.juliancharles.co.uk/, checking out interior design blogs and visiting local homeware shops could give you the inspiration you need to make a bold style statement.

2. Rethink your colour scheme

To make sure that your new home is a true representation of you and your personality, you might want to think about changing your colour scheme. From giving your living room walls a fresh lick of paint to putting up super stylish wallpaper in your bedroom, switching up your decor theme is a simple yet effective way of transforming just about any space in your new property.

Put a stamp on your new property in 3 simple steps

Before you get to work, you might want to bear in mind that it’s easier to redecorate if your rooms are empty. Although you may be eager to unpack, it’s best to keep your belongings stowed away until you’ve finished your decorating project.

3. Add a personal touch

To make your home your own, adding a few personal touches is a must. For example, you could place framed photographs of you and your loved ones on your window ledges and mantlepiece, and you could position memorable keepsake items and trinkets on different surfaces, such as your coffee table and bedside cabinet. You could even invest in some unique ornaments and unusual pieces of artwork to hang on your walls. By incorporating decorative objects into your design scheme, you’re guaranteed to capture your true character and identity.

While there are certain things that can help you make a mark on your new property, there are no set rules. As long as you decorate and fill your place exactly how you want to, you shouldn’t struggle to create the perfect home.


  • Donna Wishart

    Donna Wishart is married to Dave and they have two children, Athena (12) and Troy (11). They live in Surrey with their two cats, Fred and George. Once a Bank Manager, Donna has been writing about everything from family finance to days out, travel and her favourite recipes since 2012. Donna is happiest either exploring somewhere new, with her camera in her hand and family by her side or snuggled up with a cat on her lap, reading a book and enjoying a nice cup of tea. She firmly believes that tea and cake can fix most things.

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