Room By Room: Renovation At Its Finest


All homes go through certain periods when they are in particular need of a little change. This change can come in many forms, and a big part of the process is making the decision as to what changes to make. If you feel that your home is in need of a renovation of some kind, then that is a good place to start. But even from there, you need to somehow narrow down a little and try to discover what you would ultimately like to do to improve your home. As it turns out, the options are practically endless. But if you want your home to have a new lease on life, in a way which represents you well, then you will want to pay close attention to the choices you make. In this post, we are going to give you a helping hand on that front by looking at each room in turn and seeing how it might be improved upon in a unique and interesting way.


When people are thinking of renovating, the kitchen is commonly the first room that they go to. This is for a number of reasons. First of all, it actually happens to be the best room for adding value to a home, as this is often the most important areas for potential buyers. But even if you are nowhere near considering selling your home, renovating your kitchen can work wonders in terms of improving your home’s overall look and feel. If you are keen on renovating your kitchen, you have so many great options for what you could do. One strong piece of advice is to ensure you have a varying degree of different finishes on the surfaces around the kitchen. This eclectic look tends to really work in this part of the house, without making anything look too cluttered. Alternatively, or additionally, you could think about going for a cupboard-free kitchen, in which everything is on display. This is a modern solution which you might enjoy for its thriftiness and boldness of character.


Next up has to be the bathroom, another hugely popular option for would-be renovators. The bathroom is the room which you spend the least time in, and yet it is one of the most vital areas for determining the style of the house as a whole. If you’re looking for an interesting way to re-vitalise your bathroom, consider the following. If you have a smaller bathroom, as many people do, you can easily find ways to create the illusion of a much larger room, simply by paying attention to a few choice details. One is to ensure that you store the majority of things like extra towels in another, ideally adjacent, room. This alone will save a great deal of space. It also so happens that moving the bath away from the wall and installing one more centrally seems to create the illusion of space. Installing a mirror or vanity from will assist in improving the space, too. And let’s not forget two of the interior designer’s old friends: light and space. As ever, going for lighter options in terms of colour and objects can help to make things feel much grander.


For a lot of people, the bedroom doesn’t hold much in the way of excitement in their daily lives. You might just think there isn’t much to be bothered with – after all, it’s only where you sleep. But psychologists frequently claim that the atmosphere of your bedroom can be a significant determiner of your mood or state of mind throughout your days. The room in which you sleep, in other words, is hugely important for your waking life. See for more on this. When renovating this area, be sure to make every effort to keep the room in line with your own personality as much as possible. More than any specific tips on design, this is what will ensure that the bedroom is a space you really enjoy. Work hard to make it into your own inner sanctum, so that you have somewhere peaceful and meaningful to retire to at the end of the day.


Although not strictly a room, of course, the garden is still very important for the overall ambience of the home, and it is to be a strong focal point if you are keen on renovating your home any time soon. Particularly in the warmer months, the quality of the garden can say a lot about your home, and about your attitude towards your home. For a better garden renovation, consider going for something a little simpler this year. Do away with the excess and pare it right down to a few basic varieties of plants and flowers, and a simple stretch of lawn. This classy look can really work miracles for the home.

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