Your house is where you go back to after a tough day at the office. It is where you feel safe and secure. It is place where you can relax, have a cup of coffee or a table lamp and just spent some time with your family. It is a place where you can be yourself and not care about the rest of the world. However, in this modern era, even the sanctuary which is your house has become toxic. For some it has become unlivable. You feel like you can no longer breathe. The peace and tranquility that you once knew is long gone and you would do anything to get it back and you know what, you have every right to have a home that gives you peace and not make you even tenser than you already are. Making a good and harmonious house is not as difficult as you might think it is. All you need is some proper guidelines and the use of your creativeness. Here are some ways you can use your creativeness to make a good and harmonious house.
1. Clear the air
What the one thing that annoys you at your home the most? That’s right heavy air. Just imagine that you come back from work and the air is hot and heavy and it makes you feel more dirty, sweaty and uncomfortable than you already were or if you are a housewife then picture yourself in such an environment all day. Not something you want to face, right? So clear the air, Open up the window and let the air in. Improve the air circulation in your home. If you are living in a polluted area, grab an air purifier or plug in a glowing Himalayan salt lamp to get the air around you buzzing with happiness. After a rainstorm, the air is infused with negative ions. So, it feels really sound and fresh. Salt lamps send these negative ions in the air and create a positive space.
A clean home is a happy home. The only thing that separates your home from a dump is a cleanliness. If your house is dirty you might as well go live in a dump. The reason your house feels so stuffy and hot and you always feel like taking a shower is because it’s not clean. Just think about it, if you bathe 3 times a day but still wear dirty clothes, you are never going to feel clean my friend. So the best thing you can do right now is grab a broom, vacuum and your other cleaning materials and start cleaning. Once you have gotten all the dust and the grime out of the nooks and crannies of your house you’ll feel a different sense of positive energy in there. Remember the feeling you get when you enter a brand new house, well if you want to feel that way all the time then get cleaning and stay clean.
3. Bring in some color
A dark and gloomy house is not somewhere you want to live in. Bringing in some color applying Feng Shui principles in your home doesn’t necessarily mean that you get a new coat of paint, although that’s not really a bad idea. It can also mean changing the lighting if you live in an area where it is always dark. Get a new set of colorfully designed furniture. Paint the wall creatively and colorfully. Maybe throw in some art while you paint. Just make your house more colorful. Change the lights, throw in some positive colors and you got yourself a nice home. Create some inspirational design on your walls, something that makes you feel good or motivated, get some newly designed furniture, something you can look at and go wow! Get different colored lighting whatever lights up your mood and matches with your house. So, in short, get some color in there.
4. Get rid of bad memories
Still keeping some things from you old job? The one you got fired from, keeping photos or other things that only remind you of your failure. Just stop. Throw it all away or if you can’t then at least put them out of view. Put them somewhere you can’t see them. Always having the picture of your dead wife in your room if it gives you pain is of no use. It’s harsh but if her photo doesn’t remind you of the good times you had together, if it only reminds you of her loss then it’s better if you don’t look at it. She wouldn’t want to see you like this, would she? There can be many source of bad memories at your home. Get rid of them all and you’ll feel free like you’ve never felt before.
5. Some arts
Arts have always been known to inspire people and why wouldn’t they? It’s art after all. Keeping some art in your house can not only class up the joint but it can also make you feel inspired. You can do a lot more and have a lot of positive energy when you got inspiration just a view away. Get yourself an inspiring painting, an abstract sculpture or paint some art on to your walls and you’ll see how good it makes you feel.
6. Take good care of the pets
Imagine a scenario, you come back home and suddenly your dog comes in running or your cat jumps on to your lap and if you have a parrot, it starts saying all the weird things in the world. Who wouldn’t feel happy with that? So pamper your pets. Take good care of them. Take them out for a walk, keep them clean, feed them properly, play with them and you’ll see how their positivity can grow on you and add to your house. A happy pet can be a great accessory for your house.
7. Some soft materials
In these modern area we already have enough hard edges, so don’t be nervous about adding some soft materials. Some blanket here and there, soft pillows or shag carpeting underfoot. These things can increase your sense of comfort and security.
8. Increase creativity
Make yourself more creative. Make things in your leisure time. It can pottery, model ships, trains, planes, paintings, sculpture and keep what you make in view. Try to use it as an accessory for your house. It will not only enhance the beauty but also give a sense of creativity in the air. So get creative.
9. Put on some music
Music has therapeutic qualities and can increase self-esteem and foster healthy relationship. Playing music in the background can really liven up your house. Positive music can help you get a positive outlook on life and make your house feel like a sanctuary. So get some nice therapeutic music going.
10. Bring in some nature
Try to incorporate natural elements at your home. Keep some nice plants, water them regularly so that they make your house look nice and fresh. Use items made from natural materials like a wooden bowl for example. Having some plants in your home can also element harmful gases. Make a garden if you have time. The sight and smell of beautiful flowers can never be a bad thing.
By simply using cheap materials you will be able to create a different and very unique ceiling that can be envied by your friends. There are so many designs you can do out of simple things. You can make animal figures, letters and other design which is not rare and can’t be bought in most hardware shops. You can be sure that you have the most unique ceiling in town.
The outcome of your work merely depends on your idea, use your creativeness to make a good and harmonious house, don’t be afraid to try something new, experiment on things such as designs, color blends and others will make you find something new. Try to reinvent and play with your idea like glittering design through spray paints, this will make your home, room and other part of the house glowing. You will be surprised on how effective your ideas are. Little imagination will make a big difference in your home. You can check out the internet for new design ideas. There are sources which offer helpful tips and ideas on how to decorate your home without spending a lot.