5 Ways to Spark Joy in the Home

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As I’ve gotten older, I’ve become more of a home body. I really do enjoy being home on a Friday night and that’s because I’ve always tried to make home a sanctuary. It’s important that your surroundings lift and brighten your mood not bog you down. Here are 5 things I do to help spark joy in my home.

1. Clean

I always feel so amazing after I’ve vacuumed and have tidied things up. It’s nice to be able to look around and know that your surroundings are light and dainty. They say your environment is a reflection of what’s going on inside which I find so true

2. Decorate

It’s always nice to have a little splash of personality that reflects who you are in your home. It helps to make it feel more cozy and really your space instead of someone else’s

3. Light a candle

This I love! It always feels so amazing to have candle light in the background. I feel like it always changes the ambiance of the room 🙂 it’s even better if it smells amazing

4. Declutter

I always think decluttering and donating things we don’t need is always great to do. Not only are we doing good by donating but it also helps us to feel lighter because we literally have less

5. Have real plants

There’s something about real plants that is so awesome! I do have fake ones too because they are fun to have. But maybe invest in some succulents or something that has little to no maintenance if you’re a busy bee like me

Anyway, I hope these small things can help spark joy in your home as they have mine. Let me know how it goes or if you have any other ideas! Would love to hear them 🙂

 

Live simply, love beyoutifully,

ATL

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