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How to make your house a home

Making your home feel like a comfortable and welcoming place to be is important.

Date posted: Author: Lighthouse Disability

Here are a few tips to help you do just that.

1) Create a comfortable atmosphere

Use warm colours and textures to make your home your own private oasis. This will help to create a relaxing and comfortable environment.

2) Choose the right furniture

Look for furniture that is comfortable, practical and will complement your style. Make sure you have enough space to accommodate the furniture you want and need. Do you need any assistive equipment? How much extra space does this need? Assistive equipment can look quite 'clinical' - so why not decorate it in colours that you like?


3) Incorporate personal objects

Bring yourself in your home so you feel happy and comfortable. For example, do you have a favourite stuffed animal or something else that means something to you? Display it somewhere prominent in your home.


4) Display other things you like and enjoy

Make your house feel more like a home by decorating it with items that represent you. This will help to create a sense of ownership and make your home feel like it's yours.


5) Hang pictures

Hanging pictures around the home can make you feel warm and cozy. If you want to take things one step further, consider making your own artwork and put it on the walls. After all, it'll be a one of a kind piece of art that no one else has.


6) Keep your home neat and tidy

Keeping everything neat and tidy will help you feel relaxed and calm when you come home after a long day. This will also give you a fresh start for the next day ahead.


Making where you live feel like a home is incredibly important and we support all our clients to do whatever it takes to make this happen. After all, your home is where you spend the majority of your day, so it's important to make it a place you want to be.

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