As we usher in the new year, embrace positive change by refreshing your living space. Transforming your home not only brings a renewed sense of joy, but also contributes to a healthier and more vibrant lifestyle. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll walk you through the essential steps of revamping your home for the new year, focusing on interior design tips and exciting Live Better™ features that you can easily integrate into your space.
Declutter and Organize
Start your home refresh journey by decluttering and organizing your living spaces. Clearing out unnecessary items creates a more open and inviting atmosphere. Donate or recycle items you no longer need and organize your belongings in a way that enhances functionality and aesthetics. For a few helpful tips, check out our KonMari series on YouTube!
A thorough deep clean is the foundation of any home revival. Dive into every nook and cranny, from baseboards to ceiling corners. Consider hiring professionals for carpet and upholstery cleaning to give your home a fresh and revitalized feel. A clean home is not just visually appealing but also contributes to a healthier living environment.
Bring new life to your living spaces with a fresh coat of paint. Opt for light and neutral colors to create an open, airy ambiance. You can also experiment with accent walls to add a pop of color and personality. Painting is a cost-effective way to transform the entire look and feel of a room and set the tone for a positive and uplifting atmosphere.
Upgrade your decor to reflect your style and embrace current design trends. Start by swapping out old throw pillows and introducing colors and textures that resonate with your taste. Update curtains with fabrics that complement your design theme, whether it’s light sheers for openness or bold patterns for a touch of drama. Add statement pieces, like a vibrant rug or stylish accent chair, to bring character to each room. These small changes refresh your home and create a space that uniquely aligns with your lifestyle and preferences.
Re-Evaluate Furniture Layout
Experiment with different furniture arrangements to maximize space and enhance the flow of your home. Rearranging furniture can breathe new life into a room and create a more comfortable and functional layout. Don’t be afraid to think outside the box and try unconventional arrangements that suit your lifestyle.
Upgrade Healthy Home Live Better™ Features
Take your home refresh to the next level by incorporating Live Better™ features that promote a healthier and more sustainable lifestyle. Consider the following add-ons:
- Reverse Osmosis Water Purification System: Ensure clean and pure water is available for drinking and cooking.
- Touchless Kitchen Faucet and Powder Bath Faucet: Reduce the spread of germs and bacteria in high-touch areas.
- Pure Wash Activated Oxygen Technology: Combat odors caused by bacteria, mold, and mildew in your washing machine.
- Security Cameras: Enhance your home’s safety and security.
- Smart Appliances: Opt for a washer, dryer, range, dishwasher, and microwave appliances with smart capabilities for added convenience.
- Motorized Window Shades: Control natural light and privacy with smartphone or voice commands.
- Wi-Fi Controlled Garage Door Opener: Manage your garage effortlessly.
- Nest Learning Thermostat and Hello Video Doorbell: Enhance energy efficiency and home security.
- Energy Star™ Certified Dishwasher: Save energy and water without compromising performance.
- Energy-Efficient LED Lighting: Illuminate your space while reducing energy consumption.
By integrating these Live Better™ features, you enhance your home’s functionality and contribute to a healthier and more sustainable lifestyle. Embrace the new year with a home that reflects your style, promotes well-being, and sets the stage for a positive and vibrant future.
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Since 1988, Olson Homes has built new home communities and new construction homes for sale near you across the SoCal region. Focused on developing walkable, attainable, flexible floorplan new homes in ideally located new home communities across Orange County and Los Angeles County, the new homes for sale from Olson Homes are close to schools, shopping, dining, transportation, and recreational options. With new home personalization choices, including appliance upgrades, cabinet finishes, flooring options, and new home automation packages, you can create the new home of your dreams. Olson Homes is a multiple Eliant Award winner, including the 2023 Best Overall Home Purchase and Ownership Experience Award. If you’re looking for a new construction home for sale near you, take a look at our new home communities for sale now, as well as our new homes coming soon.