The New Year tends to bring on the endless lists of changes and resolutions. We think of ways we can better ourselves, our space and our productivity. It can be quite overwhelming and even a bit intimidating to take the first step. It's okay to start small. Here are a few ways your can spruce up your space this new year:
1. Rugs are a great place to start. Obviously changing out a massive piece of furniture like a sofa will not only overwhelm you but it might deplete your bank account. Changing out a rug can completely change the feel of a space whether it is simply with texture or with color and pattern. Here are a few rugs we love:
(Rimanku rugs at Stripe)
2. It's always great to check in and see how the lighting is working in your space. Is there too much overhead lighting vs mood lighting? Adding a few table and floor lamps instead of always using ambient lighting can instantly soften a space. Here are a few lamps we are loving:
3. Paint is another impactful way to change your space. We were quite excited when Pantone announced their 2015 color of the year, Marsala:
Look how beautiful it can look in a room:
These are just a few ideas but they can make a huge impact.