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How will you decorate your new home?

Date Monday, 25 July 2016 4:20 PM

What will you see when you move into your new home?

Moving into a brand-new home design is something unique. It's usually the first time you've seen the finished product in it's entirety, and because of that, there's a lot of exploring to do - particularly if you have young kids!

However, because of the fact that nobody has lived in it before, and as it's a great opportunity for a fresh start with decor, it can sometimes take a little bit of time to get the right furniture in the right places.

Sure, you can borrow from friends until you're sure of your own design choices, but it would really take a weight off your shoulders if you were to have decor in mind before you moved in. The home decorating ideas below are just a start, but they could form a lovely picture of what you want your new G.J. Gardner Homes design to look like on the day of the big move:

1) Go white, go bold

White is a colour that doesn't date. It's fresh, it's clean (if you keep it that way), and it will really stand out in a room otherwise filled with darker tones.

Take a piece of furniture that you've been meaning to rejuvenate for some time now. House Beautiful suggests painting that white as a way to not have the expense of buying new, while upcycling your old belongings!

2) Get your rug on

An easy way to break up the furniture in a room for a more relaxed feel is with a great big rug. It will be soft underfoot, can look great and ties a space together.

If you like going big, look for a hide that takes up space. You could even go for a smaller, more intricate option, like something you found on your last holiday to the Middle East. Whatever it is, Homelife Australia states that size does actually matter, so make sure to get the best fit for your room.

3) Bed linen is more important than you think

As it's the place where you spend most of your time, the bedroom should be decorated to fit your personality perfectly. Lifestyle.com.au suggests picking a pattern that matches who you are when you're just being you as a great place to start.

Knowing what you want from your bedroom design is also a great idea to help settle in much faster, as your bed will be finished and that's super important.

Whatever your needs for home decor, think about it before you get to the move. You'll feel more at home that way. G.J. Gardner Homes is always here to help.

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