Upgrade Your Home & Work Space Decor For Better Mental Health

If you’re like most Americans you’ve been spending a lot more time at home during the last two years due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Chances are your work and home space may have merged. That alone can be anxiety-inducing. And with some calling this the end of in-office working as we know it—it may be about time to upgrade your home decor for your mental health.

You may be surprised about how much your surroundings effect things like mood, productivity and overall mental health. For instance, one 2016 NIH study found that even choosing bright colors for walls can help with concentration. Harvard Medical School also advises that having an organized and decluttered home space can help with stress relief.

Home design isn’t

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Home Furniture, Décor & Outside

The small space behind the driveway would be the right spot for a country outdoor fire pit. My plan is to create something useful and cute on a limited finances. In the future, if money permits, I’d love to have it professionally hardscaped. In reality, the rough plans for the new layout have been drawn up. (More details on that coming SOON!) I’m so excited to share this process with you. It’s been a bit daunting attempting to plan a major kitchen transform while transferring, but I wish to get this began instantly in hopes of ending it before Christmas. The plan with decor and furnishings is to take my time and find pieces I love.

Can I change the exterior of my house?

Changing your home’s exterior can involve anything from budget-friendly cosmetic improvements to pricey structural remodels. Stand in front of your house and take a good look

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Justina Blakeney’s nature-inspired home decor shop grew from a small design blog

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If you’ve ever scrolled Instagram for interior design inspiration, you’ve likely come upon The Jungalow, especially if you’re a fan of lots of greenery. Filled with shots of rooms covered with gorgeous wallpaper, colorful throw pillows and patterns that will make you want to book a tropical escape immediately, The Jungalow account is more than just pretty images to screenshot for later.

Designer Justina Blakeney is the creative behind The Jungalow concept,

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5 fresh interior design and home decor trends for 2021



a wooden table


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Singapore – Last year, we spent a lot more time in our homes than we planned to, thanks to the pandemic, but it made us realize that home is truly where the action happens. We sleep, eat, relax and now work in our homes, so they’d better be comfortable, set-up to suit our needs and be a reflection of our personalities.

Practical yet comfortable upgrades, multi-purpose furniture, designs that call to mind distant lands and expressions of joy are only some of the interior design and home decor trends that experts say will be buzzing this 2021.

Distant lands and global travel



a decorated christmas tree in a room: Image credits: This Moroccan-inspired layout will certainly soothe no-travel blues/Noelia Martinez Facebook


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Image credits: This Moroccan-inspired layout will certainly soothe no-travel blues/Noelia Martinez Facebook

The pandemic has kept us home-bound, and it’s no secret that we long for a life of freedom, where we can travel and explore at our leisure. The

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