Posted by on Jan 5, 2017 in Coffey Blog |

When moving into your new home, you about to complete one of the biggest milestones in your life. You now have somewhere that will accommodate you and your family for years to come. It can sometimes be a stressful and time-consuming procedure, especially if you’re somebody who has come abroad and had to go through the application process to get a UK visa to be able to purchase a home in the country. But now you have the keys in your hand and the journey can finally begin, you have a new house – and to make it at home you need to make it your own. These following decorating tips will help with making sure that this is the case.

Go Neutral

When moving into your new home it is important you set yourself a good base to work off in the future. Going straight in with bright coloured paint and wallpaper when you move into your house can make it difficult to make changes to your home in the future. Therefore, it can be a good idea to choose a natural palate when starting off, by incorporating white, beige, black and wooden tones in your décor. You can then make additions to the décor which add colour such as colourful rugs or cushions.

Get a Good Quality Bed

The cornerstone of any good bedroom, is, of course, the bed. It is the item which all your other decorations are based around – so it is important that the one you choose is of high quality. You want to make sure that the design and colours of the bed covers won’t clash with the paint or carpet in the room, and of course, you want to make sure that the bed is comfortable too.

Set a Budget

When you have just bought a new home it is inevitable that you are going to be short on cash, so when you come to buying furniture it is important that you have a clear budget that you stick to. This may mean when buying the initial fixtures & fittings for your home you may have to cut back for the first few months until you can save enough money to make your home the exact way you desire.

Study Your Home Properly

This may seem like a point which is very obvious – but when decorating your home – it is vital that you know everything about the house. So when buying sofas, it is important you know that they will fit correctly in your home and the same can be for coffee tables, your bed and all your kitchen products.