You probably wouldn’t be spending so much time indoors lately if it weren’t for the lingering wildfire smoke in Alberta. Fortunately, escaping the poor air quality doesn’t mean you can’t take a piece of Mother Nature indoors with you! We’ve gathered outdoorsy trends that will inspire you to create an environment to lift your spirits.
Spoiler: Nature Is Good For You.
Allowing yourself a comfortable home is self care, and this is the time for that. The air quality is dangerous for those with asthma as well as pets, and it’s harder to see. Ironically, though, bringing plants indoors will improve the air quality of your home.
The mental benefits are so worth it, too. If you have the indoor blues, know that botanicals in the home decrease depression. Natural reminders are calming, and they boost happiness, creativity, energy, along with memory performance. Make a garden that grows on shelves as pictured above!
Feel Like You’re Outside With These Design Fads.
The outdoor-indoor lifestyle has been popular among Pinterest lately; steal these ideas to join the happy homeowners:
Ah, how nice it will be to take a deep breath of fresh air in your home! All is not lost in Calgary; your choice of interior design has a tremendous effect on your lounging experience. Stay safe!
During the holidays and winter months, spending time with friends and family is unfortunately limited due to COVID. What you CAN do is create a warm and inviting outdoor space to catch up with your loved ones where small gatherings are allowed. In fact, this year, Canadians have been spending their vacation money on their homes and wellness instead of trips. Here is what other homeowners have been doing to improve their patio's aesthetic and keep them at a comfortable temperature.
Trends That Keep You Warm
These cold-weather fads are functional for more than decorating; they will leave you feeling toasty. According to CTV report, outdoor heater searches have been up in Canada by 180% recently. Other popular 2020 choices are plug-in mats for the patio floor, fuzzy pelts to put over snowy seats, as well as fire pits. If you want to bring the fire warmth up a notch and literally up off the ground for extra warmth and a stunning light show, fireballs are where it’s at. Storing firewood in a custom holder by the door is not only convenient but achieves the cozy appearance homeowners have been going for.