Moving to a new house is always an exciting and important milestone, especially considering the findings of a study that states only about 36.8% of millennials today own a home. Whether you are upgrading to a larger house to accommodate an expanding family or purchasing a new home to free yourself of the troubles of mortgage payments and leases to be your own landlord, it’s always an occasion that calls for celebration. However, thrilling the experience maybe it doesn’t come without its fair share of problems. Unpacking, decorating, and tailoring the house to your liking can be a pretty exerting task and amidst all chaos, you might find it difficult to take out the time to think of ways to celebrate this landmark. Anyway, don’t worry because we’ve put together a list of things you can do to make your transition to a new home easier and more fun.
Unpack and Organize Your New Home Well
Well, the first thing that you’d like to do after you’ve finally closed on the house and signed the papers is to throw a lavish party to show off your new space but it’s kind of difficult to do that with boxes lying around everywhere. Therefore, the first thing that needs to be done is setting up and organizing your new home, by emptying the contents of the boxes and placing them in their rightful places. If you’d like you can also give the interior a new coat of paint and make other decorative changes as per your liking. By turning it into a familiar place you make a house a home.
Announce the New Address among Friends and Relatives
Moving announcements are gradually becoming a well-liked trend. After you’re all set-up, now finally with some time on your hands you can announce to your friends and relatives the good news in form of change-of-address cards and let them in on your big achievement. It’s kind of a big life update. With a new address card in their mailbox, your relatives and friends will also have a reason to send you housewarming gifts, and let’s be honest who doesn’t like gifts?
Throw a Housewarming Party
A party is the most famous and universally adored way of celebrating any occasion. A housewarming party is a great way to celebrate old relations and make new ones. You can invite your new neighbors and get familiar with and explore your new environment. Sending out invitations or e-invites for the party also kind of eliminates the need for mailing change-of-address cards.
Place Natural Indoor Plants to Beautify the Home
Adding a little greenery to your space is never a bad idea. If you’ve just moved into a new home beautifying the place with indoor plants is a great way to vitalize and freshen up the air of your new environment and add a little extra life to it. Plant pots are a prudent investment as they are scientifically proven to be good for your mental well-being. To add to it, by consuming the toxins off their surroundings they also make the air you breathe healthier. They are available in diverse varieties and you can be certain to find ones that match your aesthetic spirit.
Keep Fresh Flowers in the Living Room
Who doesn’t like a little color and brightness in their lives? Flowers apart from being incredibly eye-pleasing décor items are also exceedingly mood-enhancing, spirit-uplifting, and positivity-spreading agents. Many cultures all over the world consider flowers the harbingers of prosperity and happiness, even science backs up many of these claims as multiple researches have proven flowers to have various mental and physical health benefits. Breathing in air scented by flowers triggers the production of feel-good hormones in the human body aids in relaxation and therefore through all these things, we can certainly realize the importance of fresh flowers. So, at any rate, they’re a pocket-friendly yet incredibly rewarding addition to your new house.