Updating old furniture
If you have a formal dining room that you really don’t use, then consider turning it into a cozy den, home office, crafting room or library with a reading nook. A poorly lit room looks small, dark and cramped, while a brightly lit room appears open, airy and welcoming.This will make the current space you have more usable, and creates a whole new room in your home that you never had before (without any messy renovations! There are numerous ways to brighten up your home with lights.
There is no excuse not to update all your cabinet and door handles when it is really so simple to do, and there are so many ways to update your cabinetry.Sometimes it’s as simple as getting rid of bigger, bulkier furnishings, or moving furnishings around the room to see what placement gives the most open space.If you are attached to the huge armoire, cabinet or other bulky furnishing that is taking up a lot of space, then consider painting it a warm off-white color— this will help it “disappear” into the room, tricking the eye to think the space is more airy and open.There are numerous finishes to choose from such as bronze, brushed nickel, aged copper, and shiny stainless.With so many modern choices on the market it may be hard to decide what best suits your home.