fresh home look this new year with Brookeside carpets and curtains

Start the New Year with a fresh home look

David Williams Seasonal

If this year has taught us anything about our home,  it is that they are in need of a a bit of a spruce up. 

Since many of us have been spending a lot more time at home than we thought we would, we’ve grown to look at our homes with a critical eye. And, after looking at the same rooms day after day, our once-perfect paint colour and decor now feels a bit drab. 

If you are looking for some ideas to freshen up your home in 2021, read on.


If you cannot afford to change the room completely, a change of curtains will transform the entire room.

Curtains not only filter the sunlight, they also add warmth and make a space look finished. Whether you’re looking for a bit of privacy or just want to decorate, curtains are one of the best ways to pull the design elements of a room together. 

Choose breezy sheer linen to lighten a room or if you are looking for a luxurious feel, opt for draping velvet. There are plenty of ideas to suit your style.

Get colourful

One of the easiest and boldest ways to give your home a new dose of style is a new coat of paint. 

Painting can sound like a hassle, but the effort is more than worth the end result. Grab a warm, cosy colour to help set the mood if you are painting the living room, dining room or bedroom. Even though it’s the winter try to pick a colour that is refreshing and will work year-round. 

A statement wall is a great way to make a major change without spending much time or effort to do it.

Consider a dramatic wallpaper to make it a focal point or simply paint one wall you’re favourite colour. 

If you’re worried about making a commitment you might regret, then consider that there are plenty of beautiful removable wallpaper options out there that you can take advantage of without committing too much.


Throws and cushions can bring life to a room. They are reasonably priced and you can switch and swap them depending on your mood and the season, and can have a huge impact on the overall feel of the room.

If your space is feeling a little dull, consider adding a few cushions in vibrant colours to bring more uplifting vibes.  Use a variety of textures to soften the room and create a cosy space.


Dark wooden floors and/or laminate floors are usually a statement piece for any home, especially contemporary homes. However, although they are beautiful, they do draw a lot of light out of a room. 

To fix this matter and brighten up a room you want to add a rug. Rugs are not only excellent statement pieces, but they also help expand and bring more light to a bedroom.

Runner rugs are perfect to break up the dullness of a room while giving you a change to experiment with rich colours. Patterned rugs are great as well, especially if they have white tones in them. This will help bring lightness to the room without showing every speck of dirt on it.

Freshen up your home

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