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You want your home to be a welcoming place so that you feel happy living in it and guests can enjoy themselves. If you haven’t paid much attention to this aspect of your interior design then now might be a wise time to address it.


These are some tips to make your home more comfortable and inviting so that you can enjoy living in it and look forward to entertaining visitors. You’ll feel more at ease, less stressed, and actually want to spend time at your property when you focus on implementing the following ideas.

Decorate the Front Entrance & Foyer

Make your home more comfortable and inviting by decorating the front entrance and foyer. You want to make a wonderful first impression and set the right tone for coming into your house. Start on the outside and decorate the front porch area with flowers and plants, a welcome mat, and some small furniture pieces. Also, paint your front door an attractive color inside and out. As far as the foyer goes, create a focal point with a beautiful light fixture, hang a mirror, and paint the walls a neutral shade so the space is bright and welcoming. It’s also a good idea to have fresh flowers or plants in and around the area.

Keep it Clean & Organized

Another tip to make your home more comfortable and inviting is to commit to keeping it clean and organized. The cleaner and tidier your home, the happier you’ll be living in it. It’s also a good time to look into what needs repairing or fixing and to check for any water leaks or unwanted pests. In the case that you do find unwanted pests roaming around then you should contact Residential Pest Control immediately to take care of the problem. You’ll sleep better at night knowing your home is clean, free of hidden pests, and well organized.  

Add Lighting Options

You can make your home more comfortable and inviting by adding more lighting options as well. Go through each room and make sure there are plenty of choices for illuminating your spaces. It’s especially important that you can brighten up your rooms at night and during winter. Clean your windows and open your curtains to draw in natural light during the day and then use lamps, candles, and put lights on dimmer switches to make your home light and bright when evening sets in.

Ensure it Feels Cozy

Create a more comfortable and inviting living area by ensuring that it feels cozy and warm throughout the year. There are several ways to do so including adding texture, layers of pillows and blankets, and putting down area rugs on hard floors. Choose furniture that’s not only stylish to look at but that’s also comfortable to sit in and lay on. You may also want to consider installing a fireplace that you can turn on to enjoy and applying fresh paint to the walls that makes your home more inviting and calming. Add natural elements and confirm your home smells good. 

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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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