4 Décor Tips for a Relaxing and Happy Home
Our home is our sanctuary. It is where we get together with our beloved ones and take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city. Here are four decoration tips that will help you create a relaxing yet stylish living space.
1. LIGHTING AND CANDLES
During the day, let sunlight in your house as much as you can. Studies show that sunlight not only uplifts our mood but also improves our cognition. And when the sun goes down, use dimmed light and candles for a calming mood. The flame of a candle has a particular soothing affect and the aromatic scent promotes further relaxation, reduces anxiety, stress and induces quality sleep. Check out our wide selection of candles collection here including soy wax and beeswax candles.
2. PHOTO FRAMES
Looking at your photos will stir the feelings that you felt when it was taken and bring back happy memories. Who doesn’t want to start the day with a smile? Decorating your home with framed photos gets your feel good chemicals flowing in your brain. Here are a few photo recommendations for you
3. NATURAL MATERIALS
Nature has healing properties and it’s no wonder why natural materials in interiors are a trend that is here to stay. For a soothing effect, use natural materials as part of your home décor such as linen, natural wood, stone and seashells. They are amazing neutrals and give an instant feeling of luxury and style to any space.
Did you know that olivewood for instance, not only has exquisite pattern, but also has antibacterial properties naturally? So it makes perfect kitchenware and tableware. You can find beautiful olivewood serveware and mix match them with our embroidered French table linen available in our tableware collection here.
Music is a great source of joy and pleasure. It boosts self-esteem, induces relaxation, evokes memories and alleviates stress. So next time you feel like unwinding, sit back and turn on some of your favorite music. If you are not sure about what to listen, here is De Provence playlist on Spotify. Ideal to chill and lift your spirit up at home.
Olivewood Fish Trivet
This unique fish trivet is completely handmade in the Mediterranean by our skilled artisan from sustainably sourced olivewood and is a distinctive addition to your kitchen and tableware.