Around Christmas time, choosing gifts for others is a main concern. But shopping for yourself can be a superb idea at this time as you can take advantage of holiday sales and special offers. Making a few well-placed changes can help create a fresh look. By adding a few items, your home will sparkle with new energy. Check out these fabulous ideas for new additions in each room of your home:
Since so much time is spent in the living room, brighten it up a bit with a punch of color. Choose some lively picture frames to showcase your favorite photos. Camel and Yak offer a variety of colors, shapes and sizes of Bright Frames and Mirrors starting at £7.80. Pair a pink Louis 16th style acrylic mirror with a few mint frames for a cohesive look with a bit of pop. Buy at Kitchen The kitchen is the heart of the home and should include distinctive pieces that are as special as you are. Adding color to a room can immediately warm it up. These Coloured Handblow Glasses are unique pieces that family and guests will joyfully comment on. Each set contains six differently coloured Moroccan tea glasses that are handblown using recycled glass for only £25.00. Buy at http://www.toast.co.uk/
The kitchen is the heart of the home and should include distinctive pieces that are as special as you are. Adding color to a room can immediately warm it up. These Coloured Handblow Glasses are unique pieces that family and guests will joyfully comment on. Each set contains six differently coloured Moroccan tea glasses that are handblown using recycled glass for only £25.00. Buy at http://www.toast.co.uk/
Changing lighting in a room can make a huge difference in the atmosphere. If you’d like to give your home a warm touch, then you should opt for an orange, yellow, red or beige lamp. These colors are perfect for dining rooms and kitchens as warm colors are known to make people feel more comfortable and relaxed and thus to enjoy the food. However, if it is a classy, sophisticated and neutral atmosphere that you are trying to create, then you should definitely have a look at this Pendant Hanging Lamp (£169.95) from I Love Retro. This product will be a luminary superstar above your dining room table. Made of chrome plated metal and acrylic beads, this lamp screams glamour without a hefty price tag. Best of all, it’s offered through Culture Label which helps support the arts in the UK. Buy online at http://www.culturelabel.com/
An organized bedroom creates an oasis of relaxation. Increase the charm of your bedroom by adding the Bouji Ottoman for assistance with dressing. You may think that this is a useless piece, but you’ll really appreciate it when you stop losing balance every time you put your shoes on. A modern twist is added to this Baroque-inspired look with contrasting red wooden legs and studs against high quality pavilion grey cotton upholstery. Made.com is currently featuring this piece for only £129.
Brighten a dreary bathroom with the exuberant Ocean Blue Shower Curtain (£98.00) at Anthropologie. This indulgent shower curtain has ombre ruffles which flow from peach to plum and will remind you of a sultry Spanish afternoon. Made of 100% cotton, this curtain is machine washable and easy to care for. And, to give your bathroom an additional original touch, place a few purple, orange and funchsia candles all around the bath tub. Shop at http://www.anthropologie.eu/