We spend most of our time within our own four walls and therefore we all want to be really comfortable there. At the beginning of a new year it’s a good time to look at the ways you can make your own home more stylish and convenient. Pose yourself the following questions: What are you missing? Which of your needs are not yet met? And how many space and financial resources are available to achieve your goals? We add your practical suggestions to your considerations.

1. Install a cozy fireplace

Especially in winter people are in need for warmth, a really cozy warmth that warms you down to the core. Fireplace heat is perceived as particularly pleasant, so why not install such a special heater in your living-room? We admit, not everyone can do this. Tenants will probably get in trouble with their landlords. Or the chimney / the space in the room is not designed for it. If the installation of a log fireplace is not possible at all you can shift to a gel fireplace, that also gets hot and needs no chimney or other complex installations. This is a real good alternative and will certainly take your feeling of well-being to a new level. The fire will not only keep you warm, it also has a wonderful optical effect on cold winter days as well as on cool summer evenings. At direct-fireplaces.com you find a few more inspirations.

2. Furnish a hobby room

Perhaps you have a spare room which still has to find its meaning. Or a cluttered closet that you can quite easily clean out. Make it your new hobby room! Perhaps you put a huge display and a gaming console into it, with a big sofa and a small table to park your beverages. Here you cannot only play all your favorite games, but also watch your favorite sport events without being disturbed. If you place a bet on the best team and watch the tournament with some of your friends, you will have more fun than ever. At sbo.net you can find the best betting platforms of your country that are covering a wide range of sports. Surely football, soccer, horse racing, polo and lots of niche sports are among them. Just have a look and try to find your suitable provider who fulfills all your needs. Another great option is to put  massage chairs in your hobby room, they are great for taking a break from your activitivies.

3. Put up more plants

Plants make life – and your apartment – more beautiful. Furthermore, they clean the air and thus make your indoor climate significantly healthier. if you don’t have a green thumb, go for low-maintenance plants that you don’t have to pay much attention to. At healthonline.com you find the most popular of them, e.g. spider plants, snake plants, aloe vera and succulents. They all need very little attention and perhaps some drops of water now and then. In return, they please your eyes and your heart, grow diligently and often even have offshoots that you can continue to grow. Some people even decide to grow salad, vegetables or sprouts in their kitchen respectively on the windowsill of the living-room. For their efforts they get healthy, fresh food, only little though, but all the more delicious.

 

4. Buy a huge couch

Your sofa is just big enough for you alone, or maybe for you and your partner? Buy a new one, a huge couch with a lot of cozy cushions and covers! Even if you don’t need so much space, you will enjoy it. Now you can stretch out in all directions, take your cat or dog with you on the sofa and dig yourself into a pile of pillows whenever you feel like it. Your new couch will also improve the optics of the room, it makes your apartment more inviting. Offer guests a place on this luxurious piece of furniture, they will immediately feel very comfortable. Your huge sofa does not need to be expensive if you buy it second hand, e.g. on eBay. Have a look at our tips for cheap remodeling at allpeers.com! If you sell your old, still intact couch beforehand, you may invest even nothing in total. But your gain is enormous: Life will be much more pleasant now, for you, your roommates and all your visitors.