Styling your space: A guy’s guide to home decor

Take your space from bland to brilliant with our home decor guide.

 

Written by: Robert Sam-Kputu

 

Guys, let’s face it: we tend to be happy with the basics, so our living space doesn’t often get the attention it deserves when it comes to styling. But just like we curate our wardrobes to reflect our personalities, we should do the same for our homes. Here are some practical tips to help you effortlessly blend style and comfort, making your home a haven you’ll never want to leave.

 

Outfitting your home

Think of your home’s colour scheme like picking your outfit. Start with neutral tones or colour-blocking as the base and then accessorise with prints or patterns to inject personality. This parallel approach helps create a cohesive and harmonious living space that is well-designed but not taking itself too seriously.

 

 

Finding the perfect balance

Minimalism doesn’t mean sacrificing personality. If you prefer a more pared down approach, find a balance by decluttering your space and investing in quality pieces and meaningful objects that reflect who you are.

 


Make a statement

Your home should mirror your style, so incorporate statement pieces that show off your unique approach to life and fashion. Consider bold items like vintage rugs or a large artwork, and unique furniture or decor items that capture attention, doubling as great conversation starters.

 

 

Made not bought

Don’t forget to explore your creative side with DIY projects that won’t break the bank. From upcycling old furniture to creating custom wall art, these projects add an additional personal touch to your space. Embrace the satisfaction of crafting something unique while enhancing your home’s aesthetic.

 

 

Curating your space is an art that goes beyond mere decor. It’s an extension of your personality. By drawing inspiration from the same sensibilities that guide your fashion style, you can transform your home into a place that is really you and one that you truly enjoy being in.