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Creating a Minimalist Home: Tips & Tricks

Minimalist Home Interior Design with Armchair and Simple Sidetable

Creating a minimalist home can be a refreshing and empowering experience we all need from time to time.

A minimalist lifestyle can lead to less clutter, more focus, and a much more serene living space! Here are some tips and tricks we used to create and maintain a minimalist home.

In this Blog:

Declutter and Create Aesthetic Space

Make Negative Space Functional

Invest in Quality Furniture

Choose a Neutral Colour Palette

Make Use of Multi-purpose Furniture

Embrace Minimalism in Your Daily Life

Declutter and Create Aesthetic Space

Shelving Unit With Cubby Holes for Specific Items

Product Name: Vida Designs Oxford 4 Tier Cube Bookcase

Decluttering your home with minimalism in mind is a great way to simplify your living space and create a more peaceful and organized environment. Minimalism is a lifestyle that is centred on the idea of living with less and prioritizing the things that truly matter in life.

Start by assessing your belongings. Take a look around your home and identify items that you don't use or need anymore. This could include clothes that no longer fit, old electronics, or unused kitchen gadgets.

You can also consider, Instead of filling your home with knick-knacks and decorative items, focus on a few key pieces that add beauty and functionality to your space.

Product Recommendation: The Vida Designs Oxford 4 Tier Cube Bookcase is a versatile and stylish piece of furniture that is perfect for organizing and displaying your books, decor, and other belongings.

The Vida Designs Oxford 4 Tier Cube Bookcase is made from high-quality materials that are built to last. The frame is constructed from sturdy MDF wood, while the shelves are made from durable particleboard.

The Bookcase Shelf also comes with a veneer finish that adds an extra layer of protection and durability. There is also many options for different colours and sizes so you'll have no issues finding exactly what you need.


Make Negative Space Functional

Light, minimalist bedroom with large glass windows

Product Name: HOOSENG Mid-Century Accent Leather Chair

Negative space is often seen as an empty or unused area in a design or composition, but it can also be a functional element that adds value and purpose to a space.

You can transform negative space into functional seating areas such as benches or window seats. By adding seating to unused areas, you can create more comfortable and inviting spaces for relaxation or socializing - the key to creating a minimalist home!

Negative space can also be used to define boundaries and create a sense of separation between different areas of a space. By using negative space to create visual breaks or partitions, you can create a more organized and functional space that is easier to navigate and use. This can still be done with something as simple as seating, creating a viewing space or a small Nook.

Product Recommendation: The HOOSENG Mid-Century Accent Leather Chair is a stylish and comfortable piece of furniture that adds a touch of elegance and sophistication to any space.

The HOOSENG Mid-Century Accent Leather Chair is made from high-quality materials that are durable and long-lasting. The chair is upholstered in soft and supple leather that is easy to clean and maintain, and its sturdy frame is made from a solid Metal Structure that can withstand daily use.

We highly recommend looking at the other products HOOSENG offer, as they tie in beautifully with this Chair.


Invest in Quality Furniture

High quality yellow patterned armchair with feature cushion

Product Name: Dorel Pin Tufted Transitional Futon Sofa Bed

Investing in quality furniture is a wise decision that can bring many benefits to your minimalist home and your life.

Quality furniture is often more aesthetically pleasing than cheaper alternatives. From the choice of materials to the design details, quality furniture often features unique and stylish elements that can enhance the overall look and feel of your home.

Regarding Minimalism, a sleek and simple furniture option is the ideal option. Also find something with storage options or other functionality, such as the Product below.

Product Recommendation: The Dorel Pin Tufted Transitional Futon Sofa Bed is a versatile and stylish piece of furniture that is perfect for small living spaces, guest rooms, or home offices.

The Dorel Pin Tufted Transitional Futon Sofa Bed has a stylish and transitional design that is perfect for a variety of decor styles. The sofa bed features elegant pin-tufted detailing on the backrest and armrests, giving it a classic and sophisticated look.


Choose a Neutral Colour Palette

Bold orange sofa and feature coffee table in light home interior room

Professional Installation Recommended

A neutral colour palette, such as White, Gray, or Beige, can help create a calming and serene atmosphere which is key to creating your minimalist home. Consider painting your walls in a light and neutral shade, like the Dulux "Pure Brilliant White" Paint, to create a sense of spaciousness and Calming.

By painting your room this way you can also use Lighting or Furniture to add those pops of colour you want into the room, create a truly individual space.

This is actually something that also works really well for those with smaller homes or open plan spaces.


Make Use of Multi-purpose Furniture

Scandinavian style monochrome living room

Product Name: BTFY Storage Ottoman

When focusing on creating a minimalist home, Multi-purpose furniture is a great way to maximize space and functionality in your home. It allows you to use a single piece of furniture for multiple purposes, which can be especially useful in smaller homes or apartments where space is at a premium.

A storage bed is a great way to add extra storage space to your bedroom without taking up additional floor space. These beds typically feature drawers or compartments built into the base of the bed, allowing you to store clothing, bedding, and other items out of sight.

We also recommend an ottoman with storage as it's a great way to add additional seating and storage space to your living room. These ottomans typically feature a storage compartment built into the base, allowing you to store blankets, books, and other items out of sight, they can also add tasteful features and colours to a room.

Product Recommendation: The BTFY Storage Ottoman is a stylish and functional piece of furniture that is perfect for those who are looking to maximize space in their home.

One of the standout features of the BTFY Storage Ottoman is its attractive design. The ottoman is upholstered in a soft velvet fabric that is available in a variety of colours, making it easy to find a style that complements your existing decor.


Embrace Minimalism in Your Daily Life

Minimalist room with grey walls and Scandi red armchairs

Finally, embrace minimalism in your daily life. Live with less, focus on what truly matters and enjoy the simplicity!


By following these tips and tricks, you can create a Minimalist Home that is both functional and beautiful. Remember that minimalism is a journey, not a destination, so be patient and enjoy the process, and always hunt around where you can to save those pennies, have less things usually means the items you do end up buying can be quite expensive.

For tips on Saving and Personal Finance, check out Our Blog Here.


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