3 Quirky Ways You Can Give Your Home Its Own Identity

Do you want your home to live long in the memory of all those that visit it? If you truly want your humble abode to stand out from the crowd, then you need to go above and beyond to provide it with its own identity.

3 Quirky Ways You Can Give Your Home Its Own Identity
OK. Maybe this isn’t “quirky”, but it is chic, alright. Photo by deborah cortelazzi on Unsplash.

There are plenty of things that you can do to spice things up in this sense. To find three of the quirkiest things you can do to give your home its own unique identity, be sure to read on.

Be A Bit Different When It Comes To Shelving And Storage
You must have shelving and storage in your home, that much is for certain. If you didn’t, your humble abode would be a cluttered, unorganized mess!

Shelving and storage units might be a necessity… but this doesn’t necessarily mean that they have to be boring. Be a bit different and invest in units that are both practical and aesthetically appealing. You have plenty of options in this instance, one of which being industrial shelf brackets. They are durable enough to serve their function, and they look incredibly quirky at the same time. It really is a win-win!

3 Quirky Ways You Can Give Your Home Its Own Identity
I guess having a folding door indoor counts as breaking the rules of decor? Photo by Mikeshouts.com.

Break The Rules Of Decor
Decor rules play a massive role in your life, whether you’ve yet to realize that or not. At some point in the past, you will have conformed to these unwritten regulations when decorating and laying out your home. Invest in neutral furniture, make sure your ceilings are white, every room needs overhead lighting, hand art at eye level or higher — face it, you’ve abide by these rules at multiple points in your life as a homeowner.

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If you want to provide your home with its own identity, you should seriously consider breaking these rules. Step out of line, take a leap a faith, and do things your way! To find some of the most common decor rules as well as advice on when/how you should break them, be sure to check out this helpful article on the matter.

3 Quirky Ways You Can Give Your Home Its Own Identity
OK. Perhaps this a little ‘over’ for curb appeal, but you get the idea. Photo by Pop & Zebra on Unsplash.

Boost Your Curb Appeal
If you truly want your home to make a statement, you need to ensure that it makes a memorable first impression. The best way to do this is to boost your curb appeal. By making your humble abode’s exterior stand out from the others on its street, you’ll give passers-by a reason to look over and take notice.

Here are some of the quirkiest things that you can do to boost your home’s curb appeal:

  • Add a bit of interest to your front door by painting it in an unconventionally bright color
  • Embrace asymmetry — not everything has to conform to social regulations
  • Give your mailbox a makeover (created a rustic wooden mailbox, build a wire sculpture of a man appearing to hold up your mailbox, design a retro computer mailbox — the possibilities are endless!)

Is your home in desperate need of its own unique identity? If so, be sure to put all of the quirky pieces of advice laid out above into practice.

Featured photo by Dan Gold on Unsplash.