2020 hasn’t exactly been the year of dreams, has it? As much as we may have all moved into this year with the best of intentions.
When it comes to how the year has played out, it may not have gone ‘to plan’ for a lot of us. Yet, it’s something that we have all long accepted by now. Because there have been more important things at stake this year. As disheartening and terrifying as this pandemic has been, it’s also taught us all a lot. It’s made us all slow down and appreciate the little things. But at the same time, because we all have slowed down so much, it does then make you want to think ahead to 2021 and start to think about how this year can also go for us all. Because it deserves to be a great one, right?
Now, of all the things that we could be thinking about, one of the biggest areas of our lives would probably be up there. And, of course, that’s your home. After all, you’ve spent so much time in it this year that there’s bound to be a few things that you know you want to change. It’s very likely that you’ve been inspired by your goals and you know exactly what you want to do. So why not think about your dreams and goals for your home over the next twelve months and start to plan some ideas. Let these different points inspire you to get started.
A Big Clear Out
To start with, you might want to have a huge clear out. It’s normal to congregate a lot of stuff in your household over the years. But how often do you sort through it and do you actually need it all? By having a clear out, you’ll feel like things are all brand new and fresh again.
Cleaning & Organising
As a step on from that, it might be the case that you want to be able to really shake the place up and get it a lot more organised. Having a big clear out is just the start of that. It could be that you then want to organise the stuff that you have left and make things a little tidier. At the same time, it could also be time for a big cleaning session too. This might be all it takes for you to fall in love with your home again.
Another idea here can be to rearrange the rooms that you have. It could be that you want to find new purposes for each room, such as turning a bedroom into a study. Or maybe you want to rearrange the furniture to make it feel brand new.
Then we have a more common option which is to redecorate. This is something that we all tend to do every few years to shake up the look and make sure that it feels more to your taste. So if there are some rooms that are just not speaking to you any more, then this could really work for you.
Next up, it might be that you really want to be able to extend your home. When that’s the case, it could be that 2021 is the year that you finally do it. If it’s something that you’ve been pondering for a while or you know that you need more space, it’s definitely nice to look into it. If you know that you need the room or this is going to make a huge difference to how you feel about your home, then it’s a great idea to consider.
Converting Unused Spaces
When you have any unused spaces in your home, it always seems like such a shame to leave them unused. If you have a garage, attic or basement that is just not in use right now, you should really think about shaking that up. You could really transform your entire home by working on your unused spaces. It may gain you extra living space, another bathroom, or even an office space which will be of more value to you and the property altogether.
A Garden Overhaul
It could be that you want to get outside and make sure that you’ve sorted everything out there. Sometimes, just having a messy outside space can be all it takes to get you motivated. If you want to think about redesigning your garden in the new year, why not take a look at it now? It might even be something that you want to start over winter before the growing season really starts to take effect.
A Complete Redesign
It could be that you want to do a bit of everything and just completely change the entire house. Sometimes, you are happy where you are and love the area and potential of the home, but it’s just not quite there. So it’s nice to really shake up the entire house to make it more to your taste.
A Potential Move
Maybe you’re even thinking about moving in 2021? It can often be the case that you realise that your place just isn’t quite what you want or need it to be. Whether you’ve already made the necessary changes to it or you feel as if you just can’t make it into what you want it to be, moving could be just what you need. So why not take a look at a house for sale near to you or in the area you like. It could be that you start to find options that are just what you’d love to have.
A Move Abroad
Or maybe you’d like to be able to move abroad? This may have been something that you’ve wanted to do for a long time, yet you’ve never felt like you could. Perhaps you’re at a stage where you’ve run out of reasons to stop yourself. And after this year, you’d love nothing more than to be able to pack up and move to the country of your dreams? If that’s the case, then why not look into it now? It could just make your 2021 the best year yet!
This is a collaboration post