Personalising Your Space: Decorating Tips for Your New HomeFor new homeowners, finally being able to have a space to call their own can often be a very exciting experience. New homeowners are constantly looking for ways to personalise their new homes and to create a space that they can truly call their own. In this post, we take a look at some decorating tips that you can consider when designing and decorating your new home.

Planning and Setting a Budget

Before you embark on your decorating journey, it is important for you to have an overall plan of what you want to do. Start by choosing a style that you most enjoy, and then choose the decorations and furnishings you want based on this style. Having a cohesive style of decoration throughout your entire home can give it a more unified look and can enhance its aesthetic appeal overall.

At the same time, it is equally important for you to set a budget that you’re comfortable with. Decorations and furnishings can sometimes be expensive, especially if you opt for more exotic styles or designs. Setting a budget can help you ensure that you don’t spend excessively on your decorations. You can also buy decorations and furnishings for your home gradually over time to spread out the financial burden of doing so.

Investing in Quality Furniture

For many new homeowners, it can be very tempting to buy the cheapest option available when it comes to furniture. However, this can often be more expensive in the long term as cheaper furniture tends to have a shorter lifespan and may not work as well. Thus, it can be a wise financial decision for you to invest in quality furniture, especially if it is within your budget.

Choosing the Right Lighting

Lighting is also another very important element in decorating a space. The right lighting can enable you to create the ambience that you want to have in your home. For cosy areas, you may want to opt for mood lighting to create a sense of warmth and homeliness. For your study room or workspace, bright white lighting might be more appropriate in helping you create an environment where you are able to focus on whatever you’re doing.

Remembering Your Outdoor Spaces

If you have an outdoor space in your home, such as a patio, balcony or garden, don’t forget to decorate it as well. Outdoor spaces can serve as a space for you to host guests or simply to relax and they are as much a part of your home as the rest of the interior space. Thus, consider getting some outdoor decorations or furniture to enhance the visual appeal of your outdoor space.

Building a Custom Home

To truly create a space that you are proud of, you can consider building a custom home instead of buying one that is already built. With a custom home, you can truly showcase your personality as you decide how every aspect of the home should look. Australian Heritage Homes are the leading custom home builders in Melbourne and the surrounding areas. Contact us today for a free consultation.