6 Mini Home Makeovers for Guys Who Live Alone



Giving your home a mini-makeover can be just what you need if you are a guy who lives alone. The good news is that you don’t have to spend a fortune to create a lovely and relaxing atmosphere in your home. It doesn’t require much effort either. These 6 easy-to-follow tips will help you decorate your home in the best way possible.

Communicate your lifestyle

The first thing you need to do when you start doing mini home makeovers is to find a way to communicate your lifestyle. Find a way to adjust your home to the way you live. Do you travel often? Do you work day or night shifts? What is the first thing you do in the morning? Do you instantly turn the TV on or do you listen to some music? Do you have a specific morning routine or does it differ every day? All of these things should determine the layout of your home. They will guide you and help you focus on important elements of your home that will support the kind of lifestyle you lead.

Art

Art can make any place look so much more put together, elegant and sophisticated. The best part is that it doesn’t even require much effort. Art is an especially wise investment for those who live alone. By adding pieces of art that you find aesthetically pleasing not only will you surround yourself with things that you love, but you will also decorate your apartment. You can start gradually building your collection by picking up pieces that you think will go well with your interior design and the colours of your home. 

Candles

When it comes to mini home decorations, candles tend to get overlooked. Adding a few scented candles in your home can really create a very pleasant and relaxing atmosphere. You can either put them in your bedroom, living room or even your bathroom. Doing so will help you create a very warm and welcoming atmosphere. You will be looking forward to coming home from work for some relaxing alone-time. You can cluster the candles around the house and use a variety of different shapes and scents. Try out different scents and see what works for you. You can also buy candle holders.

Study Table

If you live home alone and your job requires you to finish some tasks at home, it would be very useful to get a desk. You can create a study/work area in your living room, for example. This can also be helpful in case you don’t have a spare room to turn it into a home office. This way you can choose one corner and transform it into your working area. The best option would be somewhere near the window so that you can get lots of natural light that will help you concentrate better.

Window dressing

Window dressing, no matter which type you choose, can really transform the look of your home. Plus, adding window dressing will allow you to have privacy and create a cosy atmosphere when you want to watch movies. Some of the common types of window dressings that most people go for are roman shades, shutters, sheer curtains, honeycomb blinds, pelmet, and so on. There are endless options you can choose from. Try going for something that will blend nicely with your interior design, but will be functional for you to use as well.

Shelves

Lastly, you can never go wrong with shelves. They can really create a whole new look for your apartment. Plus they are very functional and useful. You can use them to store anything from smaller decoration pieces and artefacts to books and files for your work. You can also put those above-mentioned scented candles on them. You can add your shelves in the living room or your bedroom, it's up to you.

Conclusion

A home is not a home until you make it such. If you live alone, you can use these mini home decoration tips to express your personality and give your home a lovely and comfy feeling. This is where you come after a long busy day at work, so try to make your living space warm and welcoming.