The New Year always bring about change. Taking deep breaths, we box the past and begin the year with a clean slate. We set aside fears, hesitance and look forward to new beginnings. And one great way to do so is starting your personal space.
77 COLOUR + WORD PLAY
One great way to bring positive energy back to your corner is playing up with literature and bright hues. Add dimension and cozy up on your favourite couch with Expressions Pillow in Be Amazing (Indigo, $49.50) Positive vibes guaranteed!
66 SPACE GEOMETRY
Add life to your living room with a pièce de résistance rug. For neutral and transitional spaces, go illustrative! Within the same colour pattern, choose a drapery that is playfully geometric. Make a statement with the Illusion Rug (Urban Barn, $249, 63″W x 90″L)
55 KITCHEN DYNAMICS
Go yellow, boost your appetite and whip up those cooking skills! Yellow increases metabolism and radiates happiness. If you are not ready to commit, little spots of sunshine would do! (SKÄCK Serving Bowl, IKEA, $6.99)
44 SCENTS AND SENSIBILITY
Refresh your space with a little bit of aromatherapy. Create an inviting atmosphere by diffusing essential oils like Vanilla. It has been associated with having a positive effect on one’s psyche as well as providing relaxation and warmth. (Escents, $99.95)
33 CLOSET SPACE SAVER
De-clutter your life and toss whatever it is that you don’t need. A great way to do is eliminating items that you haven’t used or worn for the past 12 months. Trade wired or plastic hangers for Honey-Can-Do International Velvet Hangers (Home Depot, $25.29) These provide grip to keep your clothes from sliding while its revolutionary shape allows more space in the closet.
22 ORGANIZE WIZ
Stop rummaging through your drawers and get organizing! Separate items, arrange them accordingly and put them in a drawer organizer (Interdesign Linus Expandable Drawer Organizer, Bed Bath and Beyond, $24.99) for easy access.
11 BATH AND BEYOND
Update your bathroom by replacing old towels with fresh new ones. Go with white to express cleanliness and luxury. Or go with the season and choose colours for a trendy twist. (Fieldcrest Luxury Solid Bath Towels, Target, $8.99-$19.99)