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10 Style New Year Resolutions For Your Home This Year

HOME TOURS 01 Jan 2019 Rachael OWT

It’s nearly time for that Christmas tree shaped hole to appear in the living room. We don’t know about you but once the sad trees pave the streets, we’re left wondering what the heck filled that space before? If that corner feels a little empty then it’s the perfect excuse to invest in a new piece of furniture or artwork to soften the January blow.

This year we’re encouraging 10 style new year resolutions for your home that you will stick to.  And don’t worry there’s not a rice cake or gym membership in sight, we promise.

It’s so easy to neglect interiors when life is busy, especially if you don’t know where to start. But with a little NY update you’ll be surprised at the impact it will have on your mindset and resolutions.

1. Thou shall declutter

New year is a great time to have a bit of a declutter. Get rid of those old magazines, clothes and secret santa presents.  Cleanse, cleanse, cleanse. And the best part is you’ll hopefully have extra space for some stylish storage like a basket.

Majani Green Baskets £15+ Shop here

2. Thou shall freshen up the bed

Bedding can make a huge difference to your life and a good night’s sleep. Kick your year off to the right start with some new fresh bedding to sink into. Whether this is a duvet set or a throw, get your bed looking beautiful, it will cheer your January right up. We love this linen bedding by Piglet in bed, perfect for all seasons.

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Pink linen bedding bundle £215+ Shop here

3. Thou shall not kill the plants

House plants can add HUGE style to a room and can add depth to a space. Invest in some green botanicals or fill your vases with some pretty faux’s, the perfect quick way to refresh your home and blow out the cob webs.

Fiddle Leaf Fig Plant £34.99 Shop here

4. Thou shall fill that empty space with Art

If buying art has been on your list for a while then there’s no time like the present.

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Slim Aarons – Pool At Lake Tahoe Print £245 Shop here

5. Thou shall freshen up the sofa

Cushions are the easiest way to refresh an old sofa or spruce up your bedroom a bit. Shop our big collection here.

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Aria Cushion £29 Shop here

6. Thou shall sort out the mantel finally

Just one item can really make a difference to a shelf. Get rid of old clutter on your mantel or shelves and replace with considered accessories.

Stoneware pot £32 Shop here

7. Thou shall organise the kitchen

The kitchen can get neglected, especially if you’re renting. There are small things you can do to add some style and practical improvements. Like this gold wire shelf, ideal for utensils and showcasing your best.

Gold Wire Shelf £165 Shop here

8. Thou shall invest in furniture

It can be really easy to put off buying furniture, especially if it might take a chunk out of your bank. But, the investment is worth it especially when your friends don’t have to sit on the floor anymore.

 

Nancy chair £545 Shop here

9. Thou shall lighten Up

Lighting can make or break a room. And not just for style reasons but the actual light it gives off. Get the ambience right and you’re on to a winner. Add a table lamp for warm light or invest in a statement light to add the wow factor.

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Photo: Olly Gordon Photography White Beaded Chandelier £395 Shop here

10. Thou shall replace that old rug

A rug can add colour, texture, and pattern, transforming a room. New Year is the perfect time to get out with the old and in with the new, so in this case bin that rug from centuries gone and replace with a new one.

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Kamille Rug £295 Shop here