Make Your House Feel Like Home With These Changes


To make a house feel like a home, sometimes, you need to do more than furnish it. You need to feel that you’ve put your own personal touches to it.

What the inside of your home looks like and how it makes you feel at the end of a long day is important. There’s a real difference between a necessary place you just live in and a home. Here are some ways you can make your house feel like a home.

Kitchen Renovation

The kitchen is arguably the center point of any house. It’s a place you probably spend more time than you think! It’s where you cook meals, do the washing, and even where you eat family dinners on some occasions. So, why not make it feel more like a place to relax rather than a place where chores are carried out?

There are many ways to make a kitchen feel homier; some of these might even surprise you. For instance, have you considered bringing in a TV? Having a TV fitted into the kitchen is becoming more popular in modern homes and breakfast bar worktops. It lets you eat breakfast and watch TV from your kitchen.

An open plan kitchen also can make your kitchen feel like an extra room to relax than a place of ‘work’. With more space to hang out, it can make the family feel that bit closer.

If you’re looking for design ideas, or you’re ready to renovate your new kitchen, companies like MG Construction can help! They will design your perfect kitchen with modern floor plans, updated layout, or whatever your heart desires.

Unique Decor

How you decorate and what you put up on your walls is nobody’s choice but yours – why not make it as unique to you as possible?

One great way to make your house feel like your home is to display family photos. Proudly displaying your family photos around your home is something for which you should feel there is no limit. Photos of family vacations are amazing ways to keep happy memories alive when you come home from a trip. From school portraits to family vacation snapshots, plant these throughout the home to make the whole family feel the space is theirs.

Unique decor also can include your own art and pictures. These are additional personal touches you can make. Art is always a matter of opinion, so displaying yours is truly a way of showing your personality.

The more you look around your house and see things that make you happy the more it will start to feel like your home.


It’s not just appearance that you can change – the way your house smells also can be unique to you. A true home always has that unique aroma. Whether it’s from certain air fresheners or freshly baked food, each house exudes a personal scent.

Candles are vastly popular in modern home decor. With all different kinds of scents to purchase, you can have your own unique smelling home.

An Activities Room

A dedicated room or space for your hobbies or activities means there is always room for fun in your home. Whether it’s a grand piano room or an arts & crafts haven, an area that is yours to practice these hobbies is a great way to claim your space.

The activities room can be a place just for you where you can let off some steam. It’s also a place where the decoration and furniture is all your choice.


Although getting your house right can be stressful, it will be worth it in the end. Whether it’s your 1st home or your 100th home, it is where you spend a lot of your time, so it’s important that the space works for you.

About Kimberly

Kimberly Vetrano resides in the suburbs of New York City with her family and "mini zoo" consisting of five cats, a dog and a Goldfish. Kimberly is a teacher's assistant for a Kindergarten class. When she is not working or blogging, Kimberly enjoys taking photos of nature and hanging out with family and friends.