1. Organize Like A Boss
A clean space starts with organization. It's probably the most tedious task on the list, but as soon as you cross this off, everything will fall into place. Get rid of things you don't need and group like items together. Make it a habit to put things away instead of piling it on that desk chair you never get to use.
2. Incorporate Nature
Incorporating plants or wood furniture pieces can bring calmness into a home. Instead of purchasing figurines, opt for succulents instead.
3. Coordinate Your Colors
If you're not a fan of the all-white, opt for a monochromatic color scheme or use calming tones.
4. It's All in the Details
Aside from plants, think about accessorizing rooms with pieces that can bring about serenity such as throw pillows with soft patterns or a faux fur blanket.
5. Assign a Center
Assign a standout object or a corner that defines a space - a center table or perhaps an instrument.
6. Get Rid of Colorful Hangers
Opt to use like colored hangers instead. It will aesthetically improve your closet instantly.
7. Add Inspiring Quotes
For a dose of inspiration, add a picture of your favorite quote.
8. Personalized Art
Instead of purchasing pieces from other artists, consider hanging your own art instead or display pictures of your loved ones. It's a great reminder of memories shared with those dearest to your heart.
9. Store Items Away...
Instead of displaying them on top of shelves.
10. Hide Electrical Cords
There's nothing more cluttered than seeing tangled electrical cords, so hide those suckers with this.
11. Candles and Essential Oil Diffusers
Fill your space with alluring and calming scents.
12. Cozy Blankets
A nice furry blanket is always inviting.
13. Keep Counter Tops Free of Clutter
So you can easily prep for a delicious meal.
14. Invitation Starts Outside the Door
First impressions last. A quirky doormat or a potted plant can be an indication of an inviting space.
15. Sheer Curtains over Opaque Ones
Natural light can truly make a difference. Instead of shutting the sun with dark colored curtains, go for sheer or light colored ones instead.
16. Good Vibes Start From Within
Before you re-decorate or invest in quality pieces, remember that sanctuary starts from within. It may be cliche to say leave outside stress OUTSIDE, but there's truth in the saying. Go for a run or read a book. Rid yourself from the negative energy before entering your home.
You don't have to live in the forest or own a beach-front house. You can achieve sanctuary by sprucing up your space with a few details and welcoming positive energy.
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