How to make your home look pretty: 7 small changes that anyone can do

Need to give your home a refresh? Here's a few simple ways to beautify your home

Is your home looking a little tired/messy/scruffy? Feel like you need a few easy tricks to make your home look pretty and welcoming? We’ve got a few tried and tested tips for sprucing up your pad without draining your wallet. Make these small changes to make your home look pretty!

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1. Declutter

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This is a simple, but good option. From sorting out clutter on the kitchen worktops to making sure all the kids toys are stored away in the cupboard, this is an easy, cost-free way of ensuring your home looks good.

2. Embrace scented candles

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There are many reasons to love these fragrant accessories. For a start they look good on any shelf or mantelpiece, but also they give your home a wonderful scent which makes it feel inviting, appealing and cosy.

3. Re-style your coffee table

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If your coffee table is currently full of mountains of paperwork, think about re-styling it. Pick a pile of arty hardback books and display on the table, or use a round tray and fill with candles, trinkets and small flower-filled vases..

4. Display items in threes

As soon as you start displaying items in a group of three they begin to look like an edited selection of items that have been carefully curated. Trust us this simple style trick is a winner

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5. Plump up your cushions

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Whether it’s on your bed or your sofa, plumping up your cushions will make the world of difference. Everything will look fresh, pretty and stylish.

6. Hang fairy lights

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Give your home a romantic feel with a selection of fairy lights. Hang twinkle lights around the window, in the fireplace or across shelving for a fun way to add ambient feel to your space

7. Display fresh flowers

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Fresh flowers instantly brighten up a room. Maybe you don’t think you have a knack for flower arranging, but it easier than it looks. Simply choose your chosen blooms and bunch stems together with ribbons and lace
for a pretty, feminine look.

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