Make Your Living Space Brighter With These Tips
Your home is your safe place. It’s where you want to unwind after a long day and make precious memories with your friends and friends. Because of this, it’s important to design your home in a way that makes you feel comfortable and shows off your own style. Making areas of your home feel more inviting and comfortable can help you feel less stressed and more confident about having people over, and brightening your home is one way to do this. With this in mind, here are three tried-and-true ways to make any room brighter.
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Hang Your Mirrors Near Light Sources
Mirrors make a room look brighter and larger in an instant. To get the most out of mirrors in your home, put them near a light source. Putting your mirror near the floor lamp can make the room look brighter and draw more attention to the gorgeous furniture and accents in the room. Use ambient lights in the lamp so that the light that is reflected isn’t too bright. You can also put mirrors near windows so that the natural light will reflect off the glass. For the best effect, you can hang the mirror on the wall or lean it against a corner near a light source.
Add Ambient Lighting
If you want to add a little extra light to a room without making it too bright, you can embellish it with light strings or a few big candles. You can also add warm lighting to a room with ambient lights or orb lights. This makes the room feel more relaxing. Ambient lighting can also bring attention to beautiful pieces of furniture or artwork in the space without making your eyes heavy. Any space in your house can benefit from ambient lighting, whether it’s rustic, industrial, or somewhere in between. To begin with, try small accent lights in warm colors or a tray of candles in the center of the table can be used to add ambient light to your home as well.
Have Indoor Plants
Having plants in your home has been shown to make you feel less stressed. Real or fake, house plants can make you feel more at ease and comfortable when you walk into a room. Researchers found that when people spent time in a room with plants, their blood pressure and heart rate went down.
Taking care of your indoor plant can also help you manage your stress. But if you don’t have a green thumb or want to decorate in a way that requires less care, fake plants are a wonderful asset to any living area.
If you work from home and need to focus or be more productive, putting a few plants in your office could help you get things done and think more clearly.
There are also a number of plants that can make your home’s air better. This is important if you or someone in your family has trouble breathing or allergies.
This post is in collaboration, however all opinions are my own.