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Your house is so much more than just a building that you sleep in. It should make you feel welcome as soon as you walk in the front door, but this isn’t going to happen on its own. You need to make some changes because if you don’t then you won’t truly end up with that warm and cozy feel.

5 Small Changes To Make your House FEEL LIKE A HOME

Work with the Windows

When you move into a home, you may find that the blinds are boring or that the curtains just aren’t to your taste. One of the best ways for you to make your home feel way warmer and for you to also showcase your style would be for you to add your own window dressing.

Adding stunning or beautiful curtains will improve the appearance of your home and it may even help you to control the temperature much more too.

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If you have a lot of bare walls in your home, then you may find that it feels sterile regardless of how many times you paint the walls. One way for you to work around this would be for you to add some artwork. When you do, you can add a lot of personality, and you may even find that it brightens the space too.

When choosing your artwork, it helps to make sure that you opt for pieces that are lively and that reflect your personality. If you have been traveling before then opt for ones that reflect the destinations you’ve been too, as this will help you to really add personality.

Improve the Aroma

If your home isn’t filled with inviting smells then you may find that it never feels like home. At the end of the day there are tons of ways that you can make your home smell great.

For example, there are tons of air fresheners on the market that you can choose from, or you can even opt for a candle if you want. Diffusers are a fantastic option if you want something that will last without you having to worry about décor.

Pillows and Throws

Pillows and throws are a fantastic way for you to make your home look warm and inviting. Throws and pillows will hide your furniture and they can also add a hint of color as well. Remember that having too many cushions is always better than not having enough, so make sure that you reflect your color scheme and also choose ones that are soft or luxurious to the touch.

If you feel as though no matter what you do to your home, it still doesn’t feel like your space, then it may be worth consulting with a home builder. When you do, you can then easily create your own dream property.


Another way for you to really make your home feel more comforting would be for you to fill it with plants. Ideally you should have plants in every single room of your home. If you do, then it will look as beautiful as ever and you may even find that it feels more luxurious too.

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Kori is a late diagnosed autistic/ADHD mom. She is currently located in Albany, NY where she is raising a neurodiverse family. Her older daughter is non-speaking autistic (and also has ADHD and Anxiety) and her youngest daughter is HSP/Gifted. A blogger, podcaster, writer, product creator, and coach; Kori shares autism family life- the highs, lows, messy, and real. Kori brings her own life experiences as an autistic woman combined with her adventures in momming to bring you the day-to-day of her life at home. Kori is on a mission to empower moms of autistic children to make informed parenting decisions with confidence and conviction.

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