Undoubtedly, unless you are one of the commendable and inspirational individuals who have had to carry on working throughout the entirety of the worldwide coronavirus pandemic, you will have spent an unprecedented amount of time at home.
It is for this reason that sales of home décor, paint, wallpaper, and even larger pieces of furniture have absolutely rocketed from the beginning of 2020 and why many more people are invested and interested in improving their home and rooms within.
With that being said, continue reading to discover some simple and cost-effective things to buy for yourself that will brighten your interior living spaces and make your house feel even more like a home.
One Tin of Crisp White Paint
If your living room, dining room, or even bedroom is currently what some would describe as ‘too busy’, in terms of the home décor and colours of the walls, one exceedingly simple yet incredibly effective way to brighten the room and to make it feel like a different space entirely is to paint the walls a crisp white.
The benefits of a simple, white wall are endless, and there is nothing stopping you, working from the base of white to adding more and more personality when you either have more time, more money, or the inclination.
Aside from creative potential, white rooms are perfect for making wall art a focal point and adding substantial more natural light and a feeling of openness to the space.
A Sunday Trip to Your Local Antique Shop
There is nothing more inherently British than, after the obligatory Sunday visit to a garden centre for coffee and cake, to visit a local antique shop and search through the trinkets to find pieces of home décor that you absolutely adore.
Perhaps you have a fondness for tribal and African symbolism or prefer Scandinavian chic or even favour China ornaments; whatever your preferences, antique shops cater for everyone and ensure everything you buy is considerably more unique yet exceedingly cheaper than high street alternatives.
A Bouquet of Fresh Flowers
One simple and sure-fire way to add personality and generally brighten up your interior living spaces is to order some beautiful and vibrant flower arrangements and display them in as many rooms as you desire.
Ordering your bouquets online will not only result in speedy flower delivery but also allow you the opportunity to choose exactly what varieties of flowers and colours you prefer to best compliment your home.
Some Snazzy New Fabric
Treat yourself to some brightly coloured and interestingly textured fabric, search online for simple DIY guides on reupholstering old chairs and stools, and set about creating your very own, individualised pieces of furniture.
If you are particularly handy with a needle and thread, you could even use some of the quirky fabric to make some new curtains for your living room to tie in the new chairs and stools with the windows.