Home Improvement 101: Six Simple ways to bring Nature Indoors
If you’re an avid nature lover and appreciate the beauty of the outdoors, then you should probably consider incorporate natural elements inside your home.
Bringing nature indoors doesn’t need to be expensive, and if you follow these simple yet effective suggestions below, the calming, euphoric aura of the outdoors can be replicated in your home.
1. Build a water feature.
There is nothing more calming than the sound of water, and the tranquil and serene qualities it creates, so you may want to consider adding a water feature into your home. This is a great option for even the most basic of nature appreciators, because it will really affect how you feel in your property.
If you’re unsure about adding one inside your home, you can have one in your front or backyard. However, just be mindful of bugs and the cleaning associated with this.
Depending on the size of your feature, you might even consider buying some fish.
2. Add herbs in your kitchen.
Herbs are a great feature to add to your home because they not only look and smell great, but will add to your cooking as well, making them not only practical but useful.
Certain herbs such as Dill, Chives, Fennel and Lemon Balm have additional benefits such as keeping certain pests away. Try growing fresh herbs in small pots in your kitchen, to add a bit of nature indoors and to keep your kitchen looking and smelling amazing.
3. Outdoor privacy blinds.
If you’re lucky enough to have a veranda/patio, you may want to look into adding custom outdoor blinds, which will allow you to reap the benefits of being outdoors without worrying about the weather, especially on hot or windy days. These outdoor blinds can be tailor made to suit the aesthetic style and characteristics of your property.
4. Install a moss bathroom wall.
Bathrooms area great environment to build moss walls, because your bathroom gets damp and wet when you run the shower or bath, meaning your moss wall will have substance to feed off.
Moss bathroom walls are a great balance between adding natural elements to your home and maintaining a minimalistic home décor.
5. Natural wood furniture.
Natural wood is easy to maintain, lasts a lifetime in terms of product and style, and adds a modern feel to your home. In addition to this, wood will give your home a classic, organic aroma.
6. Fresh flowers.
One of the easiest and most cost-effective ways to bring nature indoors is by placing flowers around your home. You can plant flowers outside, pick some from your local park or purchase them from a florist or store.
By adding some flowers in a vase or pot around your home, you will feel the same level of calmness and beauty you feel when taking in and smelling these flowers outdoors.
If you love the outdoors and appreciate the calm, serene and peaceful qualities that the outdoors offers, then it is important to incorporate some of these aromas, textures, feelings and aspects into your home. Not only will this add calming qualities to your daily life, but it will also give your home a warmer more pleasant feel. And with this handy tips and tricks, you don’t need to break the bank either!