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7 Ways to Spice Up Your Home

May 9, 2019

It’s springtime, and maybe you’re feeling like you’d rather be outside than in your own home. It’s a great time to be outside, but you also deserve to have an indoor space that’s just as beautiful! If you’re not excited about your home decor anymore, Its time to spice it up! At McArthur Homes, we know how to optimize Utah home plans to really excite our home buyers about their own space. We want to share a few tips so that you can reinvigorate your humble abode.

7 Ways to Spice Up Your Home:

1) Add a Rug

Now we know this doesn’t sound like the most exciting thing in the world. But rugs actually make a huge difference in making your room feel completely new. If a certain room is feeling bland, try a colorful and exciting rug that really brightens up space. If that feels like too much, even a simple rug in a muted color will make a surprising difference to the area you’ve gotten too used to. All you have to do is choose the room that needs cozying!

2) Start a DIY

DIY stands for “Do It Yourself”. This means creating anything you (or Pinterest) can dream up. The great thing about home DIY’s is that they’re usually inexpensive, and you will be so much more excited to look at one every day knowing the time and effort you put into it. Create your own art, make an outdoor planter, or recover some old pillows! It’s a fun way to spice up your space without spending much money, and will inevitably make you feel more drawn to your personalized space.

How to Spice up Your Home

3) Upgrade Your Lighting

This can be as simple as adding a new mood-setting lamp to your nightstand or as complex as optimizing your entire home lighting to better fit your lifestyle. Did you know that your home lighting can actually make a huge difference in your families health, happiness, and productivity? Companies like Lighting Design will even work with Utah home plans to suggest lighting that’s not only beautiful but makes sense for your house and your family. Talk about a major upgrade!

4)  Soft Mats

This one may seem silly, but we’re not kidding when we say it will bring you so much joy. Add a soft gel/Tempurpedic mat in front of your kitchen and bathroom sinks. Work in the garage a lot? Put one in there too! You’ll be amazed at how much happier you will be washing the next batch of dishes. Plus, you can use these to add a fun new accent color to your spaces.

5) Find A Fun New Appliance/Gadget

Been dying to try one of those Instapots everyone’s been talking about? Maybe an espresso machine, an Alexa or another home device, or a new firepit is more your style. Whatever you’ve been dreaming of, maybe its time to pull the trigger! Even one new appliance or fun gadget can really make you excited about your home again. You will want to find new ways to use it and maybe even start hosting, to show it off.

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6) Soft-Closing Cabinets & Drawers

You may not have ever thought about this one before, but adding soft-closing fixtures to your cabinets and drawers will give a whole new feel to your kitchen, pantry, laundry room… wherever you want! It may not spice up the visual appeal of your home, but it’s sure to make you more excited about living in it.

7) Plants

Adding greenery to your home can really pump up its vibrancy and mood. Even if you’re afraid of killing delicate plants, there’s good news! Succulents are in right now, and they take very little maintenance to keep alive and thriving. So pop on over to your nearest nursery and add a few natural touches to your living spaces. If you’re in Utah, you have got to try out Glover Nursery.

How to Spruce up Your Home

While we know that every home is different, these are some simple and inexpensive ways to spice up your spaces without breaking the bank or your back! At McArthur Homes, we understand our customers’ Utah home plans can change and they need ways to reinvigorate their day-to-day living spaces to continue to feel great about them.

If you’re interested in a Utah home plan that’s perfect for your family and lifestyle, visit McArthur homes today to find the space that you will be excited to wake up in, each and every day. McArthur Homes understands that a new home is one of the most exciting and important decisions you will make, but has decades of experience helping people like you create the home of their dreams.

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This post was written by Brandon Doyle

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