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Setting the Mood - Positive Home Interior Design Tips

With the Covid-19 pandemic being ever so present in our everyday lives, being happier at home has never been more important. With many of us spending more time in our homes than ever before, it’s essential that the place we call home does indeed, make us feel at home. Studies have indicated that our surroundings does have a huge impact on how we think and feel so it is important to make our living spaces and interior design choices conducive to positive thinking.

1. Shape the mood with Ambient Lighting

Lighting creates mood, and it needs to be versatile so that it works on a dull day just as well as it does for an evening party. Selecting the right lightning is key to making your space feel relaxed and welcomed from day into night. Factoring in plenty of soft, warm lighting will help set the mood for relaxation.

The best lighting schemes can are often use to highlight architectural features, provide dramatic decorative effects, create illusions of space and define zones in open plan areas. In fact, lighting is one of the most useful design tools that can be used to enhance your home.

Adding dimmers to each light is a great way to create a gentle atmosphere whilst still allowing for the practicality of great task lighting when required.

2. De-clutter, de-clutter and de-clutter

The perks that come with decluttering the physical space around you aren’t surprising given that exposure to cluttered, disorganized environments can compromise your attention, focus, and concentration. Clutter is the last thing you'd want in a restful home.

The benefits of a decluttered space for health and wellbeing is well documented. Ensure every space in your home is utilized neat and well. Having an organized home is more important, with healthy living vital to our everyday life and organization crucial to keeping our minds clear.

3. Create a memory wall

One way to make a happier home is to fill it with items that conjure happy memories. From modern artwork and intricate wallpaper to decorative decals and treasured plate collections, it’s clear that you should let your walls do the talking.

From photos of loved ones, treasured memories and items of sentimental value help remind you that you are loved and have had a fulfilling life does wonders when ingrained as part of your home. A simple glance everyday improves your mood tenfold than with without.

4. Utilize mood-boosting colors for a happier home

Many homeowners underestimate the potential of colors to bring life and energy to any space. The selection of colors, when done correctly, can ensure that you are able to relax and unwind more conductively amid this fast-paced world. A key color that stands out from the rest is Yellow. Yellow rooms in general provides positivity to a space. It is a color that makes us feel happy, uplifted, invited and energized.


At Dreamakers Interior we believe that every space has the potential to become unique, harmonial and beautiful. We are proud of what we do and are prepared to work overtime to guarantee that you are satisfied with the way your space looks. From full-scale projects to small renovations, we invite you to take a look at our gallery and see what we have done. Below are some of our favorite projects. If you need professional help for design conceptualization or space planning, let us know

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