Your home is a very special place.  It should be a place where you can relax, be rejuvenated, and inspired.  Sometimes people do not know where to start when it comes to livening up a living space or how to.  Here are some ways to take your place from dull to lively.


It is amazing the difference adding a rug to your room can make.  Rugs are a fun way to add dimension and interest to a room!  Rugs are so diverse in style that you can find a rug for any person’s taste and personality.

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Fresh Scents

According to and other sources, “Good smells make you happier. Smelling a fragrance you perceive as pleasant has a positive effect on the mind.”  When walking through the door of your home, you and your guests use the senses of sight and smell.  Adding candles to your room can help relax and refresh you.  Candles are small investments that can make a huge difference in the vibe and ambiance of your home.

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Paintings or a Gallery of Pictures

One of the greatest and most personal decorations that can liven up your home are paintings and pictures.  Whether it is pictures of your family or framing your wedding vows, adding these things to your walls liven up your living space.  Also, another way to add even more interest is making a gallery wall with different frames and sizes.

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Pops of Color

Adding pops of color is an extremely effective way to liven up a home.  Whether it is an accent wall color or just adding a few vibrant pillows, adding color to your home does not mean it is going to look like a circus.

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There are so many fun mirrors out there now!  When you put up a mirror on the wall you really do not need more decoration in that area.  Mirrors are elegant and fun.  The circular mirrors are a big trend right now, but there are tons of options for everyone’s taste.

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Add Some Interest/ Statement Pieces To Your Walls

Statement and interest pieces are a great way to add your individual personality to your home decor.  For book worms, try adding some book shelves to your walls!  If you have a bohemian style, add some horns or a woven wall hanging.  If you have more of a farm house style, add a wreath.

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Add Some Greenery

Adding greenery is one of the best things refresh the air and vibe in your home!  It adds so much interest to your your tables and corners of your rooms.  It has been proven that indoor greenery makes you happier and more creative.

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Take Advantage of Your Corners

Take advantage of the corners of your rooms!  Add a reading corner or add an interest piece like a ladder or basket.  When you add things to the corners of your room, it can make the space feel more homey and inviting.

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Next time you think it’s time to liven up your humble abode, remember these tips!