Is your house feeling tired? Is it more overworked and overused than you are? We often feel the effects of grueling work schedules, everyday chores. and busy families. So what do we do, we take a vacation? Why not give your house a ‘break’ too and give its rooms a few contemporary updates that will leave it looking chic, modern and fresh?
The general wear and tear of high traffic areas in your house can take a toll on carpets, furniture, and walls. Weather can leave the outside battered, and deep cleaning that hasn’t been done can leave the whole place looking a bit dull. It may be that your sofa has seen better days or perhaps your lighting is a little outdated. Below are some ideas on how to inject some contemporary style and new life into your home.
Transform With Tiles and Marble
If you can’t afford a whole new kitchen or bathroom, how about just updating one aspect of the space? Subway tiling has been a hot trend in interior design for some time now. It’s an inexpensive tile that looks really fresh in both kitchens and bathrooms. Whether you have traditional or modern cabinets, it’s a great design effect that will instantly update your style. Choose white or black to keep lines clean and classic, or go for silver or bright colors if you want to create a cool splash back. Using marble in the bathroom will also instantly elevate your space to one that is much more luxe. Carrera or Calacatta oversized marble tiles will make your bathroom look magazine worthy.
If you want to invest money into your property and increase its value, you may want to consider home remodeling. Call in an expert to discuss your requirements. Professionals can remodel anything from a kitchen or bathroom or even your whole house. If you love the location of where you live but you want to completely change the interior, this is a great option for a modern update. It’s the perfect choice if you want to retain the traditional features in your house but are looking for a contemporary design too.
A Hero Piece Of Furniture
If you can’t afford to completely redecorate your living or dining room, why not invest in one hero piece of furniture? A set of beautiful Kartell Ghost chairs will give your space a luxurious, elegant update. The nature of the clear acrylic will also open up your living room and give the illusion of more space. An iconic marble Saarinen dining table will instantly make your dining room look super plush. It’s a hero piece of furniture and quite a showstopper. Or, if you would like to up the ante with lighting, get rid of all your old table lamps and invest in a stylish Arco floor lamp. This legendary design freestanding lamp has a huge flexible arch and a stunning Carrera marble base. It’s definitely a hero piece. Why not check out my post on what to take into consideration when buying new furniture.
Newly middle-aged wife of 1, Mom of 3, Grandma of 2. A professional blogger who has lived in 3 places since losing her home to a house fire in October 2018 with her husband. Becky appreciates being self-employed which has allowed her to work from 'anywhere'. Life is better when you can laugh. As you can tell by her Facebook page where she keeps the humor memes going daily. Becky looks forward to the upcoming new year. It will be fun to see what 2020 holds.