Lighting, especially natural light, can make a room. However, for those of us living in northern climates where cold temperatures keep us indoors during the winter months or have homes where natural lighting is at a premium, this is easier said than done. Luckily there are a few quick and easy ways to transform a space from gloomy and uninviting to bright and cheery.
I love to decorate and I have been able to make my place my own within the confinements of my lease and I consider that an accomplishment. Even more conveniently, my apartment complex allows you to paint your walls as long as you put a coat of primer back on them when you leave. I realize that not everyone has the luxury of being able to paint in their rentals, and I wanted to take advantage of the freedom I have. Which leads me to this project.
As I have mentioned in a few previous posts, my wife and I have recently moved out of our apartment and into our first home. Once the actually “moving” is done then what? Creating an inviting décor in your home is often the next step after all the furniture is moved in and your belongings are unpacked. We spent some time scouring sites like Pinterest and Houzz for inspiration and ideas on how to make our new house look like our home. With that said here are a few simple tips for adding a personal finishing touch to your space.