Tips To Fill Empty Spaces In Your House

You’ve recently moved into a new place and wondering how to occupy all that space with your existing furniture and equipment. Or you have an unwanted amount of vacant, unused area in your house that you want to fill up, one way or another. Then this is the article for you! Listed below are a few tips, tricks and ideas to fill up empty spaces in your house without spending too much money or probably saving the aesthetic of your home.

Kids’ Corner

Have you had one of those days where friends and family get together for a festive event and their children run about, all around your house, causing mayhem to the intricate and delicate areas of your home? Here’s a solution. Use that empty void to create a corner or a spot for the children to unleash their creative juices. This space could include the basic items for unlimited child engagement such as play dough, a book to colour in, a few different versions of various puzzles, action figures, dolls, books to read and whatever you think a child requires. Avoid the use of technology in the corner for obvious reasons.

A Small Library

If you’re a bookworm or someone who enjoys reading, this idea would work perfectly in your favour. You would already have an extensive collection of the books you have previously read, or an assortment of books that have been purchased in the past and still have to be read. The only essential elements needed now is a quiet corner and some furniture. The furniture can be anything, preferably living room furniture Australia, in this way, you wouldn’t have to purchase extra furniture just for your mini library. In addition to the furniture, setting up a reading lamp would add to the mood, encouraging anyone to read a few chapters or to even hang around the library.

Pet Corner

If you are an animal enthusiast or you simply adore the pet you have at home, turning your empty space into a pet haven wouldn’t be such a bad idea. If you own a cat, cat trees/towers could be purchased or constructed by yourself. Or if you own a dog, this could be the corner where the dog kennels reside, since a majority of dogs do not sleep outside the house any longer. The pet corner could also house the sleeping equipment required by the pets and a patch of grass in case of emergencies late at night or when the animal is home alone. The ideas are endless to transform an empty space into a working area of your house or a part of your leisure time. The only limitation is the amount of empty space laying around your home. But hey, every house is empty space until it becomes a home.

How To Be A Successful DIY’er

The biggest trend with the hottest discussion topics have now become the trend of DIY where regardless of the gender men and women both have equally started doing things on their own at home. Aside from purchasing from the stores, they are highly interested in watching tutorials and reading guidance notes in order to try the projects by themselves.

However, the most successful DIY projects such as making Christmas party invitations are based on great big ideas and bigger imaginations. So, if you are always called the “creative one”, then becoming a DIY’er might be a very simple thing for you. Follow the below advice for being a successful DIY’er.

Plan for the big idea

Most projects are different from each other as they are focused on different occasions. It can vary from a simple room décor to complex baby shower invitations. The start to any project is doing a thorough research online and finding out new trends and hot topics on DIY. This could avoid the repetition of ideas and can keep your ideas fresh and new always.Also plan how much resources, time and effort you are planning per each project. Bigger projects require a lot of time and resources so plan your calendar and the time available for you.

Check the finances and other resources

Whatever project you do, if it is a project that you are doing for fun, then not much thought needs to be given to the resources and finances as the results would be for your use anyway. However if you are engaged in DIY projects as a business, then the resources and finances are very important as you would need to keep a track of it to check your profitability.

Easy ones first

Whether it is a large project taking up your, entire calendar or a smaller project which only takes a few days, the firstly sort out the easily do-able parts of the project. For a baby shower, it would simply be designing the invitations. Start off with the easier tasks and leave the bigger ones to be tackled at the end. Research shows that this method will make you feel like you have done more in a lesser time will lead to increasing your productivity.

Pinterest-your friend

Pinterest is the biggest platform for the DIY’er as it is mainly focused on pinning creative eye-catching pictures on to boards. As much as it can be a platform for you to show off your amazing DIY skills, it is also the right space to capture the eyes of the interested parties if you are thinking of DIY in a business perspective.Whatever project you do, do not forget to take a beautiful picture in a great angle and to pin it to several boards which are applicable for the picture.

Participate in local events

As much as we believe that marketing as evolved into the digital era, word of mouth is still one of the most successful ways of marketing as it is based on personnel recommendations. Do not hesitate to decorate your church for ester or to put up sign-boards for yard sales, as the local community will definitely give your DIY abilities the right boost.If the above points are well read and well understood you have set the first step in your DIY journey. It is all about the creativity of yours and the ability of yours to think out of the box and do amazing projects even if these are for your own self or for a business that you operate.

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