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Marc Chadbourne
July 2024
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Tips for Making your Home More Inviting to Guests

Having an inviting home is a great way to keep your home open and inviting for guests. If you are looking to turn your home into a party pad, there are certain things that you will need to do in order to make your home more inviting to guests. Once you feel like your home is a better place for your guests, it will be easy for you to have friends and family over for different activities.

Declutter your home

Decluttering your home is a great way for you to finally have more space for all of your guests. This is something that will also be great for your personal life as well. When there are too many things in your home, you are going to constantly feel stressed out. Once you have decided that it is time to declutter your home, you need to come up with a plan for decluttering your home. If you feel like this is going to be overwhelming for you, there are professionals you can hire to help you with this process.  

Make sure your home has a good smell to it

It is important to have a home that has a good smell when you are bringing guests over. Even if your home doesn’t have a bad smell, it could just have a smell that is stale or bland. Instead of being relegated to this type of smell, you could have a great smelling home that seems fresh. Essential oils will give your home a much fresher feel that will be great for your guests. Investing in essential oil diffusers for your home will be a great way to create an inviting feel to your home. This will also help the air quality of your home and can cut down on allergies.

The right lighting can make a big difference

When you have guests over, you don’t want to feel like you are having a party at a supermarket. While fluorescent lights might be a great way to light up a home, it doesn’t create any sort of inviting vibe. There are other types of lights that will make your home much more inviting. Dimmable LED lights are one of the best ways to create a warm and inviting feeling in your home for your guests. There are many resources online that will help you to create an atmosphere that will make your home a prime spot for guests.

Comfortable furniture is important

If you don’t have the right type of seating in your home, it is going to be difficult for your guests to feel comfortable at your parties. You need to make sure that you are able to offer your guests seating options that will   them. Having comfortable furniture in your home will also help you to feel more comfortable on a daily basis.

Have outdoor areas where everyone can hang out

One of the best ways to have a fun party in the summer is to move everything outdoors. This means everyone can enjoy the night sky, roast over the fire, and play games in the yard. You need to create an outdoor space that will allow everyone to join together and have a fun outdoor party. There are outdoor furniture sets that are relatively inexpensive that will allow you to have a great experience with your party.

Show your style with personal decorations

Showing off your style during parties is a great way to feel more personal about your experience. When you decorate your party with your own personal style, it will be easy for you to create your own unique vibe.

Making your home more inviting to guests is a great way for you to be able to feel more confident about throwing parties. Before you know it, you will be the talk of the neighborhood with all of the great parties you are throwing.

Marc Chadbourne,Broker, NAR Green Designation CRS GRI ABR
E-mail: [email protected]
Cell: 207-465-5569
Gardner Real Estate Group
511 Congress Street
Portland, Maine 04101

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