HomeTriangle Guides: 5 Tips For A Zen Home

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Creating a zen like space is more than styling your home right, it’s about creating a place that is beautiful and personal but balanced and serene. Color, texture, pattern and personal style come together to create a peaceful ambiance.

Your home is your own personal sanctuary, andcreating a zen like space is more than styling your home right, it’s aboutcreating a place that is beautiful and personal but balanced and serene. Color,texture, pattern and personal style come together to create a peaceful ambiencewith these tips you are well on your way to a zen home!

Banish Clutter

Piles of paper work, unmade beds, wet towelsleft lying about by the kids! All of these things are disturbing visually. Onsome level you will be thinking of getting around to clearing them eventually,like a low level irritant at the back of your mind. A quick tip to stay organizedis never to leave a room empty handed, pick up one thing and put it away andyour home will get steadily cleared of clutter.

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A clutter free room living room

If you never seem to have enough storage toget everything organized and piles of clothing fall out of every cupboard itmay be time to give away a few things that you can do without or have outgrown.Kids toys, under or over sized clothing can find a better home when donated toa shelter.

Embrace Nature

We’ve advocatedbringing plants into your home before, but don’t stop there! Embrace all the elements,earth, water, fire and air. Hopefully you’ve already brought in a few plantsand connected to the earth! Now leave the windows open to let in fresh air andlight, place a bowl of water and float a few flowers or candles in it and scentyour home with incense and candles to bring the fire element!

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A room that blends the indoors and the outdoors

Clear Floors 

Keeping your floors clear will make cleaningyour home easier and therefore keep it dust free and hygienic. A cleaner homesoothes the senses on a subconscious level. Avoid piling things on the floor,keep it clear, aim for furniture that is lifted of the floor and has a clearaccess below to reach and clean the area thoroughly.

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Most of the furniture in this living room is easy to clean under

Let It Mean Something

Instead of indulging in a multitude of decorativepieces and accents, reduce décor knick knacks to include things that arespecial to you and have a personal emotional significance and value. Inspireyourself while you walk through your home every day. Cutting down to a fewthings lets you appreciate the remaining objects even more than having themlost in a collection.

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This neat bedroom has very little decoration

Naturally Uplifting

Letting in any element that is un-tampered, untouchedor just as close to nature as possible is a great way to move closer to natureand soothe your senses. The rustic unpolished wood look, natural materials likeunbleached cotton and linen are all alternatives to processed and chemically treatedversions that are so commonly available and almost the norm these days.Something hand-made versus something machine mad is another option that can beexplored for a less manufactured feel touch and fell for your home.

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A muted natural color scheme in a living room

Employ these easy tips to make an effortless transition to a zen like home atmosphere!


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