These are some simple solutions for transforming your home into a relaxed haven! If you want a calming and relaxing home to go to at the end of a busy day, these easy calming tips for your home will help.
With these easy relaxing home ideas you’ll be able to have peaceful home to go to, with some useful tips like replacing flowers withÂ succulents that are super simple and low-maintenance, choosing a relaxing decor color scheme likeÂ creamy earth tones and cool colors to maximize your chill,Â or even hang up gauzy curtains and roll up the blinds during the day to flood your rooms with natural light.
Easy Tips for a Calm and Peaceful Home
1. Stop buying flowers â€” get succulents instead.
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Being faced with a half-dead orchid every month is just sad and stressful. â€œFlowers die quickly and easily collect dust and allergens,â€ says Pollack. But succulents are super simple and low-maintenance, and they can even help purify the air in your home, Deleon adds.
Find more amazing houseplants that wonâ€™t die on you here.
2. Get a welcome mat that makes you smile and keeps out the dirt.
Find more funny welcome mats here.
3. Mount little smartphone holders in your living room and bedroom so you never lose your phone in the couch again.
The anxious searching ends now. Deleon suggests using these sleek, easy wall holders to keep your phone in reach, safe, and dry. Available on Amazon.
4. Get one big candle thatâ€™ll last forever instead of scattering little ones all over the place.
Candles are dust collectors, says Pollack. And littering your place with 12 vanilla-scented votives isnâ€™t making you any more chill. Instead, choose two big candles that donâ€™t have overbearing scents and put one in the bedroom and living room.
Check out this candle that burns for 60 hours from Uncommon Goods.
5. Group all your art and photographs into a â€œgallery wallâ€ display.
â€œConsolidating your art into one wall or area helps your entire room look less busy and cluttered,â€ Pollack says. It never hurts to have too much blank, free space on your walls.
Find tips on how to group your art here.
6. Add a few agates and geodes for a subtle pop of color.
Bringing in ~nature~ is very chill. Plus, agates make a beautiful contrast to earthy, neutral tones, says Deleon. Geode bookends available from Pottery Barn.
7. Buy a shadow box to house all those random little knickknacks that are all over the place.
â€œYour room will feel much more calm and organized if you arrange all the loose trinkets and knickknacks you canâ€™t get rid of into one designated space,â€ Pollack says.
Available on Etsy.
8. Get a set of matching hangers like an actual adult.
9. Choose a calming color palette for your walls and decor.
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10. Or keep your walls a basic, clean white.
If you arenâ€™t sure which color to paint your walls, Pollack suggests keeping them white, which always looks less busy and gives you more flexibility with decorating.
11. Decorate with earth tones and natural wood accents.
â€œNot only do they expand the space, but they also create a soothing, relaxed vibe,â€ says Deleon.
12. Or give your plain furniture a DIY rustic wood makeover.
13. Invest in at least one ridiculously luxe blanket for your bed.
Wrapping yourself up in something insanely comfy is super soothing â€” whether youâ€™re sick, stressed, or just want to veg. You should probably aim to spend at least $50 on a good faux fur blanket, Deleon suggests, but donâ€™t feel bad splurging on something between $75 and $200.
This oneâ€™s available from Urban Outfitters.
14. And add a cozy throw to your couch that everyone will want to nap on.
These ones available from Pottery Barn.
15. Store everything under or in your nightstand â€” not on top of it.
Since your nightstand is right next to where you sleep, Pollack suggests keeping it as clutter-free as possible. â€œKeep a nice lamp, your book, and a glass of water out, then store everything else below,â€ she says.
Nightstands available from Ikea.
16. Or hide a power strip in your bedside drawer so your gadgets are hidden away while youâ€™re charging at night.
Most nightstands have a gap in the back where you can sneak this in.
17. Hang gauzy curtains and roll up the blinds during the day to flood your rooms with natural light.
18. Or hang a dreamy tapestry.
Find these tapestries and more options here.
19. Add some cozy floor and table lamps to your bedroom for customizable mood lighting.
â€œTry to minimize using the harsh overhead light by adding lamps,â€ says Pollack. Having multiple small light sources in a room also allows you to make the lighting as bright or dim as youâ€™d like.
20. Make your junk drawers slightly less insane with dividers.
This way you wonâ€™t spend 20 minutes searching for superglue in a literal emergency. Available from The Container Store.
21. Use essential oil diffusers to give your space a calming scent.
Deleon suggests lavender for the bedroom to help you relax and sleep. Another popular scent for the home is lotus, and probably anything works for your smelly bathroom.
Find out how to make your own oil reed diffuser here.
22. Keep the least amount of stuff possible on your desk. Seriously.
It might seem like youâ€™re making things easier on yourself (â€œItâ€™s an organized mess!â€) but youâ€™re subconsciously stressing yourself out. Once a week, throw out any notes, files, business cards, etc. that youâ€™ll never need again, says Deleon. For the rest of the stuff, file it away in bins or binders and keep most of those off your desk.
23. Make your entryway organized AF so your mornings are a little less chaotic.