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Boost Your Happiness With These Simple Home Improvements

Everyone knows that home improvements can be a huge source of stress, but they can also be a big motivational boost if you know what you’re doing. Let’s face it, one of the most enjoyable ways to give yourself a boost of happiness is to undertake some kind of home improvement that improves your life. Whether it’s something as simple as changing your bed sheets or just switching out the curtains, there are plenty of little ways to give yourself something to smile about at home.

To help you out, we’ve built up a list of home improvements that can give you some serious motivation and happiness throughout your day. Don’t worry, all of these home improvements are easily doable alone and don’t cost much money to start up. They’re fairly inexpensive ways to boost your happiness, and if you ever feel guilty about the amount of money you pay for the improvements, just remember that you’re investing in your home that’s already costing you a lot of money. Making a small adjustment here and there and improving your house is worth the effort, time and money you put into it.

So without further ado, here are a couple of ways to enhance your home and boost your happiness without breaking the bank.

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Boutique Interior Design Tips – Why Blue Is Always In

Interior decor is all about exploring new designs which set the heart aflame with passion and creativity. Our homes especially should be a place where the surroundings and aesthetics are not only pleasing, but they express our personalities. But exploring and talking about yourself is one of the most difficult things to do. You know you, but explaining what you want to others can get lost in translation. Where you’re happy or sad, blue is an astonishingly universal color. In ancient and modern cultures, the color blue was a sign of strength and royalty, hence why so many businessmen and businesswomen, wear blue as their standard uniform.

For those who are confident and harbor strength in their expressive nature, denim gives an opportunity to be creative, charming and draw from one’s imagination. Denim blue is subtle yet contemporary, creating an atmosphere of fun and relaxation.

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Creating a Child Friendly Living Space

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Anyone with kids will know that they can and will get themselves into all sorts of situations and predicaments. This is all fun and games… until someone gets hurt. It’s so important that your home is a safe space for little ones. Here are a few things to watch out for and tips to create a child-friendly space without compromising on style. Read the rest of this entry »

Check Off These Boxes Before You Sell Your Home

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Are you about to put your house on the market? Not so fast, a lot of homeowners rush to get their house up for sale as fast as possible, particularly during the buying season. However, if you put your house on the market without properly preparing it, you’ll be looking at a long sale, low offers, and the distinct possibility that it doesn’t sell it all. Read the rest of this entry »

New Home? Three Ways To Ensure a Smooth Move!

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Moving house really is no walk in the park. Moving yours and your families life from one home to another throws up all kinds of challenges- it’s no wonder it’s ranked as one of the most stressful life events. Thankfully, there are a couple of things you can do to make the process a little less painful and keep everything running smoothly. Here are a few things to consider. Read the rest of this entry »