As real estate agents, it’s one thing for us to find our clients the perfect house, but the real goal, is making them finally feel at home
Here are 5 tricks for making your house truly feel your own. Enjoy!
1. Buy Fresh Flowers
Check out The Modern Collector for vintage vases such as this one!
There is no greater option for bringing life into your house, like a bouquet of fresh flowers. A local florists, like our favorite, Bloom in Cherry Creek North, will make a monthly arrangement, special to every time of the year and will guarantee to bring a pop of color to any room. Bloom’s Holiday Arrangement, is the cherry on top of bringing warmth, and Christmas spirit into this already beautiful house. We cant wait to see what they have in store for January and the rest of the year!
Bloom Denver. Holiday Arrangement.
2. Hire A Photographer
One of our favorite ways of feeling at home, is seeing the faces of those we love in it. Family pictures aren’t just for Christmas cards anymore! Rather, hire a photographer like ours, Corey Anthony, who takes the time to understand your family dynamic and the things that are the most important to you, and then capture them in a photograph.
This picture is one of our favorites, capturing the generation of hands in our family, and will surely be framed in our home for many years to come.
3. Invest In An Oriental Rug
Like a good bottle of wine, an oriental rug only gets better with age. One way of bringing the “at home” feeling to a new house, is to lay down that oriental rug, that has been with you throughout the years, under your bed or coffee table. This timeless piece can be a momento from home to home, and will always be worth the initial investment.
4. Display A Statement Piece of Art
Whether you are renting or owning your home, one way of having pride of ownership is having one piece of artwork you are proud of to display. Both Katie and I invested in one painting or photograph, which we will always display in our homes. Check out some of our favorite pieces from Z Gallerie!
5. Incorporate A Family Heirloom
Many people have that one special heirloom that their grandmother recently passed down to them. For Katie, it was this beautiful, antique, diamond broach. Rather than spending a pretty dime on another decorative pillow, we pinned the broach to a furry pillow. Every time someone compliments that artifact, its an opportunity for Katie to bring up our Grandmother, whom we love so much. Have an old frame that is meaningful to your or your family? Revamp the frame by painting it a new color, change out the picture, and put it back out on display.