12/12/17

Meeting The Inside With The Outside At Home


By on 12/12/2017 11:15:00 AM

When you make changes to your home throughout the year, you often tend to go with d├ęcor and ideas that cover the season that you are in. In the Spring, we clear the garden and gutters of debris from the winter months; old leaves, dying weeds and old grass gets cut and mown away to make the entire exterior of the house tidy. In the Summer, we touch up the exterior paintwork and make changes to the inside of the home so that it’s cooler and more inviting of the summer sunshine. The seasons can often dictate the mood that we flow in, and so when it comes to overhauling your home – for whatever reason – you need to look outside first.

Some people don’t realize how much they need to surround themselves with nature to get rid of stress and feel more grounded. When you want to incorporate more of nature into your home, you need to start outside and work your way inside. Invest in lawn aeration and landscaping, get the hanging baskets filled with seasonal flowers and get the driveway pressure washed. When your outside looks good and full of lush, green grass and bloomed flowers, the inside can then be started on. So, how can you bring a little Mother Nature into your home?



Water Features.
Usually, a water feature is kept outside of the home as a talking piece for the neighbours. Have you ever considered the benefits of bringing a water feature into the home? There is nothing more natural than that rush of clear, clean water and with a wall feature like this one, you can enjoy the soothing benefits of water in the house. It’s a talking feature as well as an excellent selling point should you decide to move on one day.

Flower Delivery. If you are the type of person who loves fresh flowers, then why not schedule a monthly delivery to your home? It doesn’t have to cost a lot, and you could choose to have two or three bouquets delivered for different rooms of the house. Flowers are an instant mood lifter and they also bring a lot of colour and scent into the home. They’re worth the money for the joy that they bring – even if only for a little while.




Furniture. Nature in the home doesn’t have to come in a vase. Bamboo furniture, wooden dining sets and rugs of natural materials are all exciting ways to bring nature inward. You could really benefit from natural furniture like the ideas that you can find here, and your home could have a rustic spin on it.

Your home should be somewhere you are comfortable and relaxed, and nature has a habit of bringing that comfort to your home. Upgrading your home doesn’t have to be too expensive, so shop around for the best deals on new furniture and get a deal with the local florist for those flower deliveries. Bringing the outside in should be a calming experience – make it happen.

About Angela

Angela is a freelance travel writer and lifestyle blogger, blessed with 3 beautiful daughters, 5 moody cats, 1 spoiled dog, and 1 very supportive husband.

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