Who doesn’t love their homes to decorate? I do and I am sure you too. We spend almost 70-80% of our lives in our home/office and stilld oens’t care enough to make it comfortabel and eye pleasing. Specially after Covid, work from home has increased and people stay at homes much longer now then why we hesitate to invest and decorate it so it doesn’t go monotonous.
Sustainable home decor is not only environmentally friendly, but it also promotes a healthy, eco-conscious lifestyle.
Here are some sustainable home decor ideas to inspire you:
Vintage and Upcycled Furniture:
Look for second-hand furniture that can be refurbished or upcycled. Refinishing an old wooden table, reupholstering a worn-out chair with sustainable fabric, or repurposing an antique dresser into a bathroom vanity can give a unique, vintage look to your home while reducing waste and promoting sustainability.
Natural and Organic Materials:
Opt for natural and organic materials in your home decor, such as bamboo, cork, hemp, jute, or organic cotton. These materials are renewable, biodegradable, and often produced using eco-friendly methods. You can use them for furniture, rugs, curtains, cushions, and other home decor items.
Choose LED bulbs for your lighting needs, as they are energy-efficient and have a longer lifespan compared to traditional incandescent bulbs. You can also incorporate natural light into your home design by adding large windows, skylights, or solar tubes to reduce your dependence on artificial lighting during the day.
Plants not only add a touch of natural beauty to your home decor but also help purify the air by absorbing harmful toxins and releasing oxygen. Choose low-maintenance indoor plants such as succulents, snake plants, or peace lilies that are native to your region and require minimal watering and care.
Eco-Friendly Paint and Finishes:
When painting your walls or furniture, choose low-VOC or zero-VOC paints that are made from natural ingredients and emit fewer harmful chemicals into the air. You can also use eco-friendly
Only in crockery and special guest items you don’t have to use but you can order mugs and cups for yourself too as it elevate the experience of yours in day to day life.
I ordered amazing mugs from weavinghomes and love the quality of packaging and even when you pour super hot liquid in them they are easy to use with no spills.
My favourite is the red heart one for sure but you guys can explore the website for whole amazing collection.
I hope you liked the article and my recommendations on sustainable home decor ideas!