What to do after my home renovation?

General, Interiors

We have produced many blogs on what you should do before and during a home renovation but little about what to do after. There is another few steps after the work has been completed – these include decorating and furnishing.

teapartyFor many homeowners, decorating a new area can be the best part of the project. It allows your creative juices to get flowing before making your stamp on the room. It is important to research how you’d like to use the area and what its intended purpose is before you begin furnishing it.

Bathrooms are an increasingly popular area to renovate and can be????  Bathrooms are commonly overrun with clutter, with excess products spilling out the storage. When it comes to the finishing touches, redecorating is important to achieve a homely feel that still portrays elegance and style. Adding chairs, flowers and adequate storage can all enhance the end look.

However, if your project focuses on the kitchen then you have plenty of interior design styles to choose from. One very popular one being the use of mixed materials and textures. Instead of selecting one or two colours to play with, experiment with different materials and patterns to truly customise your kitchen. The combination of rustic materials and modern features compliment eachother very well, creating a homely but modern appearance.

By pre-planning you will be able to purchase furniture, decorating and finishing touches for your new room in advance. The trend of upcycling is proving very popular in 2016, with homeowners taking old and unused furniture and transforming it with materials and paint.

Shops such as The British Heart Foundation and Sue Ryder all offer a wide range of second hand furniture which can be a great way to afford quality furniture. Not to mention the wonderful shop that is IKEA, also known as the ultimate flat pack home, so if you’re feeling stuck for inspiration or are just on a tight budget then why not pop down to your nearest superstore and let your creative juices flow.

2 thoughts on “What to do after my home renovation?

  1. Decorating is the best part, specially for moms out there. After home renovation, this is the next project that home owners should deal. Shopping for the decorations and the furniture that you will have in your newly designed house. This journey is fun and creative.

  2. Choosing how to decorate a space can often be the best part of the process – actually carrying it own can be so stressful! Always worth it in the end though. Especially if you’re doing an important space such as a kitchen or a bathroom.

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