You've just gotten your new house and it’s empty – an overwhelming emptiness you absolutely can’t wait to fill up to transform it into a place you can truly call home. Here’re a few must-haves that every new homeowner should keep in mind on their shopping checklist.
Interior Designer: The Local INN.terior
Arguably the most important piece in any house, sofas are one of the most used furniture in the living room. With the ability to make or break your home’s interior look, it makes sense to keep your couch looking its best.
Interior Designer: Third Avenue Studio
The coffee table is a really undervalued piece in the living room. Just think about the myriad of uses it has. Who says functionality doesn’t come with style? Pair it with your sofa for a complete look.
Interior Designer: DISTINCTidENTITY
While not the most exciting item to get, curtains should definitely be among the top on your list. These window treatments not only provide privacy, but you’ll be spared from being rudely awakened by the morning sun, especially during the weekends when you just want to sleep in.
Interior Designer: Fuse Concept
Not only used for meals, chances are your family and friends will sit there to chat and chill. We’ve all done work at the dining table too – and pondered some major life decisions there.
Choosing the right furniture could really set the mood of your dining area. Start with the dining table. With no one-size-fits-all, pick the most appropriate one for yourself – 4-seater, 6-seater, or 8-seater, round or extendable? And for a less conventional, quirky look, try mixing and matching the chairs.
Interior Designer: Poetus
We spend about a third of our lives sleeping so we’re sure you don’t want to haphazardly pick just any bed. After shopping all the big items, budget may be tight, so consider some affordable bed options which don't compromise on both style and comfort.
Interior Designer: Free Space Intent
Different lightings can be used to create different moods - from pendant lights to table lamps to wall lights, you’ll be spoilt for choice. You’ll be surprised how exciting shopping or lights is, and how drastic a difference they make!
Interior Designer: Uno Interior
Just like icing on cake, cushions and throws casually left lying on the sofa or armchair can vibe up an otherwise dull space. Add in some texture for visual interest, and create a cosy atmosphere to snuggle in to.
Interior Designer: First Dot Design
Wait, don’t forget to dress your floor! Reward your tired feet with lush and soft material underfoot, not to mention that it also adds a hint of elegance and creates a more inviting space.
Interior Designer: Mr Shopper Studio
Congratulations you’re almost done. But don’t forget to add in your daily basic essentials such as towels and more in the bathroom – we all love a well-stocked bathroom!
Interior Designer: ELPIS
Even if you don’t cook often, kitchen ware such as kitchen appliances, tableware, drinkware and the like should never be left out!
Interior Designer: Team Interior Design
Last but not least, add a tinge of green into your house to reinvigorate your space. You’ll be amazed at how such seemingly small addition could freshen up the whole atmosphere. Plus, they’re great natural air purifiers, perfect for city-dwelling.
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