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New Year’s Resolution for your Home

by Anna Lucas

The new year always brings forth a long list of resolutions that you can strictly follow to improve yourself. But more often than not, these resolutions always find their way to the following year’s list. For this year, instead of crafting another list for yourself that will most probably be unfulfilled for the rest of the year, why not create a resolution for your home.

Your home resolutions can be small or big, depending on what you want to do, and how much you can commit. Here are suggestions on what you may want to do to uplift your Brittany home in Portofino, Alabang.

 

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THE SMALL STUFF

You can start with small changes. These resolutions can take up only a few hours of your time.

Clean your Cupboard and Fridge.

Even with your best effort, there always seems to be unwanted and expired food in the cupboard and the fridge. Though you have every intention to consume whatever food you buy, there are times when you simply ran out of time to consume them. What better way to signify a new start than starting with a clean pantry.

Style your Bookshelf.

Bookshelves are not just storage for books. It is one of the most personal piece of furniture in your home. It carries your interests, your memories, and your aspirations. Styling your bookshelf can revitalize your living space and become the focal point in your room.

Decorate with Plants.

If you want to rejuvenate your home with not much effort, adding plants can do the trick. Indoor plants not only bring a sense of calmness to the surroundings but also improve your home’s air quality.

 

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THE BIGGER CHANGES

If you want bigger changes without having to do major renovations, here are some resolutions that can take about a few days to weeks of your time.

Experiment with Color.

You may want to infuse color in your home. You can paint furniture or create an accent wall or change the color of your room altogether.

Create a Cozier Bedroom.

Since the bedroom is the room at your home where you spend most of your time, it is ideal to make it cozier. You can change furniture, paint the walls or dispose of old clothing.

Smarten your Home.

There are several ways to smarten your home without doing major renovations, such as installing smart plugs and locks, automated lights or making your home Alexa-ready.

 

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THE LONG-TERM COMMITMENTS

If you want to do life-changing activities, these are the suggested resolutions. These require changes in lifestyle, and not just for the year.

Reduce your Carbon Footprint.

To reduce your carbon footprint, you must check all your appliances and electronics to ensure that they are energy efficient. Unplug appliances that are not in use and turn down the water heater. Using natural light and insulating your home can also help reduce your carbon footprint.

Recycle.

Supply your home with recycling bins to make your recycling journey easier. Have your bins ready and labeled properly so that the rest of your family also know what goes into what. Check your collection points for your recyclable waste.

The new year always brings about new beginnings. Have a wonderful year ahead in your luxury home in Portofino.

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