Improve Your Home, Don’t Move

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When you’ve lived somewhere for a few years, it’s easy to end up feeling as though the place has lost its charm somewhat. A home that you might have truly loved when your first moved in can often end up feeling as though it doesn’t really have all that much to offer you after a while. When that happens, the first thing that a lot of people do is to try and find somewhere new. However, moving and trying to find somewhere new can often take up a huge amount of your time and energy.  Not to mention the money it will cost you. That’s simply something you might not be ready to deal with. If that’s the case then don’t worry. There are still plenty of things you can do to stop feeling tired of your home. Here are some ways that you can improve your home instead of moving somewhere new.

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Improve Your Home, Don’t Move

 

 

Redecorate

 

The first thing that you can do to improve your home and bring it back to life is probably the most obvious. Redecorating somewhere can work wonders for making it feel like a totally new place. Whether it’s a fresh coat of paint or adding some personality to your home through art and personal photos, there are plenty of things that you can do in order to redecorate and make your home feel fresh and exciting, without really having to change all that much about it.

 

Sometimes just adding new colors and trinkets can make a room feel like a new space. Maybe updating your photos to newer pictures will help. There are many ways of redecorating that you can improve your home and make it cozy again.

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Rearrange

 

In fact, there are things that you can do that are even simpler than redecorating. Even something as simple and easy as rearranging a room can make it feel completely new. A lot of the time it can seem as though there’s only ever one “right” way to arrange a room. But it’s your home so why not try something a little bit different. And the very best thing about doing this is that if you try something, and don’t like it, then you’re free just to put it back the way it was. You’re free to experiment without having to worry about living with any long-term consequences.

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Moving the couch to a new wall or tuning some chairs at an angle can make your space seem new again. Can you swap furniture from one room to another room?

 

 

Renovate

 

Of course, if you want to make some significant changes to your home, then that can be an amazing way to improve your home. Whether it’s new counters in your kitchen, shower refinishing, having new flooring put in, or even having a wall separating two rooms knocked down entirely; there are plenty of renovations options open to you. Sure, these changes will be more expensive and time-consuming than redecorating, but they allow you to make your home fit your specific needs in a totally personal way.

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Now, this doesn’t mean that you should never move to somewhere new, there are plenty of good reasons for doing so. However, it’s important to recognize when moving is the best thing for you, and when it would be better simply to make the most of the home that you already have. After all, if you move on to somewhere new every single time you start to feel bored of your home, you’re just going to keep moving from place to place. You will never really feel satisfied anywhere.

 

You don't have to move to make your home feel like a new place. Instead, improve your home to bring back its charm.

 

Now you have three ways to improve your home. By rearranging, redecorating and/or renovating you can improve your old home. You will be able to enjoy your home again and feel like it is a new place again. Have you made changes to improve your home? Tell me about them in the comment section below.

 

About the author

I'm a mama to four and grandma to six. Yankee born with a love of the south. I love old-fashioned ways with modern thinking. I'm a homesteader, gardener, blogger. I enjoy “from scratch” cooking, consider myself a crafty do-it-yourselfer, and animal rescuer.

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