Buying a new house is an exciting time; it doesn’t matter if it’s your first house or if you are in the lucky position to be buying a second or third house. I can safely say that the process of turning your new house into your new home is an important one, no-one wants a cold and empty house, you need to make it your new home. Furnishing your new house can be expensive but in the long, every penny invested in your new home is worth it.

Personally, the first place I focus on is my living room, being in my early twenties the living room is the hub of my life at home. I need the perfect television and the perfect seating to make my living room feel right, I feel that no matter how old you are this is something most people can relate too in some way. Making sure your seating area in the living room is right for you to involve looking for the right kind of upholstery to match what you desire.

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If we continue the focus on the living room then you will need the right kind of coffee table, if I were looking at designing a home myself then I would choose a more modern approach to choosing the design of a coffee table. However it is best to get something which matches with the overall look and feel you are aiming for, a good coffee table can be the centerpiece of your living room.

The perfect touch in making your new house a home lies with the rug you choose. A rug can make a home look both stylish and homey so choosing the right one to reflect the need you want is a must. When looking for a new rug you may as well make sure that the rug you own is not only going to last but will also be unique to you. Anyone can buy the same mass manufactured look sold by the various high street retailers, but something unique and different can speak volumes about your new home and make all your guests gasp in jealous amazement. Whether your new home is the picture of a classic home or a take on the modern look, you can find a huge collection of vintage style rugs suited to your needs – whether you want a vintage custom designed rugs or something from the contemporary collections.

Finally to complete your living room you need to choose the right lighting to compliment your new furniture. Do you want to create a homey, old fashioned look or do you want something creating a fresher and clean looking room. A softer form of lighting can help you create the more traditional homey look whilst the use of brighter light can help highlight your room if you have chosen a more modern look.

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