Your home is your personal space. It is a place to relax, calm down and enjoy your time. Here are some tips to create a peaceful and calming environment and improve your home’s ambience.
The Power Of Fragrances
Scents have an enormous influence on our state of mind. Fragrances like lavender or Jasmin are great scents to calm down to, while fragrances like lemon or orange help you to wake up and get active. Furthermore, are scents a great way to create ambience in a room and can be easily changed according to your mood. If you want to give your home a little bit of personality, try it with scented candles, scent diffusers or scent sticks. You will see how your home’s ambience is going to upgrade!
Choosing the right colors is very important, while creating an ambience in a room. Colors have a lot of influences on the room’s mood and how you will feel in it. If you want your room to convey a feeling of relaxation and calmness you should use colors like white, blue, green or beige. Research shows that these colors tend to calm people down and make them feel at ease. Colors like yellow, orange or red on the other hand are known to create an energetic environment and are often used for kitchens or living rooms.
The Right Light
One of the easiest ways to change a room’s ambience, is by changing the light! Stay away from cold lights with a blue or white tone. Instead, use lights will a warm undertone of yellow and orange. A warm lighting, will make your home instantly feel more cozy and comfortable!
Flowers, Plants and Nature
Flowers and Plants are an excellent way to style up your home and give it a personal touch! They do not only add ambience to your room, but also have many additional benefits. Plants like the Spider plant, the Pothos plant or the Areca plant are increasing the oxygen levels in your room (the best place for those plants is the bedroom!), while plants like Pace Lillys, the English Ivy or Tillandsias are decreasing humidity levels in the room, hence they are perfect for places like the bathroom. If you are known to kill every plant you ever had, then you should get yourself a Philodendron, a Rubber Plant or a Barrel Cactus. These Plants are easy to take care of and basically indestructible!
Positivity Is Key
Part of a good home ambience is a good environment. An easy way to create a positive environment is through pictures, quotes and art. Display some pictures of your friends and family, posters or memorabilia from your travels around your house. Your home’s ambience will change instantly and will remind you of good and happy times. If you feel that you need an extra portion of positivity right now, place positive and motivational quotes around your house. Seeing positive quotes during the day can not only help you to feel better, but to stay focused and motivated!
Use those tips to improve the ambience of your home and create an environment and space you are looking forward to coming home to, after a long day!