Top 5 Home Décor Ideas For Newlyweds
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Congratulations, you and your sweetheart finally managed to nail down a BTO of your own. What next? Right, you need to set aside even more money for the renovations and new furnishings. Since you are going to be burning a bigger hole in your pocket anyway, you might as well make it count. Take it as an investment to ensure that your marriage lives long and prosper. At our end, we put on our interior design caps and thought of five ways to help you kick start the rest of your new life with a bang.
Even cars have this cool feature in the cabins nowadays, so why not your own home? As part of the growing popularity of home automation systems, mood lighting adds that personal flair to enhance the homely feel more so than a fluorescent bulb would. You and your partner can start with the Philips Hue ambiance starter kit; the setup only comprises the bridge (think of it as a modem-like control panel) and the manual screwing on of the bulbs, and from there you can play around with the 16 million colors using the downloadable Hue app.
As a newly married couple, we trust you two rabbits are going to be spending an inordinate amount of time in bed. And why shouldn’t it be this way? Well then, the bed better be more than just comfortable for a good night’s rest. It should set the mood at all times.
It is said that all great artists steal. But you don’t have to be one to steal design ideas from hotel toilets, which is fast becoming a trend in humble HDB flats. They tend to feature neat rows of fresh towels, built-in bathtubs and rain showers.
When it comes to home décor, the colour of your love nest is probably the first thing to be decided upon. Colour is an important determinant of your personality, but you’re now sharing the home with someone. A middle ground has to be set.
The Permanent Staycay
It sucks to return to reality after your honeymoon, but the post-vacation buzz doesn’t have to die. With a few simple hacks, you can jazz up the bedroom décor to mimic that of a hotel or resort. Assuming you are working with a shoestring budget (of course you are, just think about the cost of the hotel wedding reception alone!), create that same avant-garde atmosphere of a boutique hotel room by simply hanging up a quirky piece of artwork.