How to bring style and tranquility into your home through chic design

After a long day and endless to-do lists, you deserve to enter your home and simply forget about your duties for a while. As a busy girl, you probably lead a hectic lifestyle, so you should take every opportunity you have to invite a bit of serenity into your life. And a simple way to achieve this is to start from your very home.

Remove clutter all the way

Clutter can make your space seem overwhelming and small, so you should take some time to remove it from your home. Since you’re a busy girl, you probably have a lot on your plate already, but decluttering your home will not only open up your space and make it seem more appealing but also have a cleansing effect on you. In addition, after decluttering your space, you’ll create a fresh base for decorating your home and filling it with a true atmosphere of serenity and tranquillity.  


As already mentioned, your bedroom is meant for relaxation after a long, busy day. It should have a soothing ambiance and a calming colour scheme. Your décor should be simple, yet tasteful, with a few handpicked items standing out. Your bed can be used as a fabulous focal point that will also exude comfort and cosiness. You should dress it up in lush sheets and plush covers and use throw cushions as lovely accents. Furthermore, make your bedroom lighting subtle, but easily adjustable so that you can easily read your favourite book on a rainy day. You can also add a chair by the window and turn this spot into your cosy, chic nook.

Choose colours that meet room purpose

Since colours affect your mood, it’s important that you choose an appropriate colour palette for each room. For instance, the bedroom and the bathroom are designed for relaxation and rejuvenation, so they should feature calming hues, such as blues, greens, soft greys, blush pinks, etc. In the office, you want to spark your productivity, so you can introduce pops of orange, yellow or red to boost your creativity. The kitchen and the living room typically have a more inviting, homey vibe, so you can choose rich, warm neutrals or earthy tones. Of course, you should pick shades that reflect your personal taste and that will give your home a chic flair.

Set up a productive home office

Whether you have an unused attic, empty room or just a corner, it’s important that you designate a specific area for work. A lovely, inspiring home office can help boost your productivity and creativity, especially if you incorporate the right elements. You should opt for a simple, functional layout that will keep everything within your easy reach. Keep your desk clutter-free and place it close to a window so that you can have plenty of natural light. You should introduce a few indoor plants that will keep you focused, relaxed and inspired. When it comes to your home office décor, pick embellishments that will spark your imagination and creativity.

Keep your living room cosy and inviting

The living room is a versatile space where you can take some time for yourself, host your guests or watch your favourite movies with your close friends. A rich, neutral colour scheme will give it a


homey, inviting flair that will keep you cosy. Modern living rooms are typically simple and elegant, featuring subtle, yet impactful focal points. For instance, sleek and luxurious couches can dominate the entire space while also introducing a feeling of true comfort. Implementing one into your living room will provide you with your favourite cosy spot in the entire house. In addition, if you go with a sleek design of clean lines, you’ll contribute to the atmosphere of peacefulness. Afterward, you can just add some plush cushions and a soft area rug and you’ll have a homey hub.

If you don’t have enough free time to go to a spa, you can bring the spa to you. Transforming your bathroom into a home spa will not only fill it with a tranquil atmosphere, but it will also give it a chic, luxurious appeal. Aside from decluttering and introducing a calming palette, you should bring in lush features that will capture the spa vibe. From scented candles and luxe bathing products to soft robes, plush towels, and fresh flowers, there are plenty of simple elements that will spa up your bathroom instantly.



Introduce the wellness trend to your kitchen

Finally, the kitchen is the heart of your home that should motivate you to adopt healthy habits. As a busy girl, you probably don’t have much time to cook, but you should still eat healthy meals. Aside from designing a beautiful, cosy kitchen, you should stock it up with healthy food supplies, keeping fruits, veggie snacks and water pitchers on your counters. Keep it clutter-free and neatly organised, removing appliances that you don’t use on a regular basis. Finally, add unexpected elements, such as rugs or artwork, for an unusual, chic flair.

Every busy girl deserves a soothing, chic home where she can forget about everyday worries and simply relax in a tranquil ambiance.

About the Author

Chloe Taylor

Chloe is a graduated journalist from Adelaide and a regular contributor to Smooth Decorator. She loves everything related to decor, aesthetic and lifestyle topics. She is also passionate about photography. Her biggest dream is to travel the whole world and take some stunning photographs of beautiful places. Beside all this, she enjoys drinking coffee and reading a beautiful book from time to time.

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