This is a sponsored post in partnership with Faux Brickwork.
If you are a mom, or a mom to be, you know how busy life gets and you know that it is hard to find time to go to the bathroom alone, much less finding time to decorate your home. Your time is spent wiping noses, reading stories, buckling car seats, and running errand after errand. How is it possible to find time to browse Target, or Home Goods looking for the perfect addition to your home, hanging picture frames at the house, changing out your decor each season, and cleaning the dust and cobwebs off of every single decoration in your home while doing all the essential things that come with motherhood? But, I do believe that it is possible to have it all – you just have to get smart about the way you do things. If you want a beautiful home filled with decor (who doesn’t?!), listen up because I’m coming at you today with my best tips on easy home decor for busy mamas! Let’s go ahead and dive right in to the details:
Make Your Own Decor
I know what you are thinking – I just wrote that it’s hard to find time to decorate your home and now you want me to sit down and make my own decor?! I get what you are thinking, but hear me out. Making your own decor will not only save money, but it will also give you (and your children) a fun project to work on! If your children are able to color, I can guarantee that they will love to work on a home project with you, even if you are doing most of the work yourself. A few fun DIY projects that your kids could help you with are: painting furniture, making candles, getting creative with mason jars, painting pottery, drawing pictures (you could frame them!), or even traveling and finding souvenirs with your children that will double as home decor. There are so many ways that you can make decorating fun – with your kid(s)!
Simple + Affordable
When it comes to home decor and house projects, simple and affordable is always better, in my opinion. For example, if you want to renovate your kitchen and one area that you really want to focus on is backsplash, there are a few different ways that you can do things: you can DIY and save money, you can hire a contractor to do things for you, and you can choose expensive or affordable products. If you choose brick for your backsplash, it will more than likely be very expensive and also timely. But, if you dig around Pinterest and other blogs, you can definitely find alternatives that are simple and affordable, such as Faux Brickwork. I’ve read so many other blogs that have talked about the benefits of Faux Brickwork and I knew I just had to check out their website to find out more information. Faux Brickwork is based out of Clearwater, Florida and they claim to be able to provide exceptional authentic looking brickwork to suit any setting, using high quality materials. Faux Brickwork is dedicated to providing the US market with exceptionally sturdy and realistic faux brick panels, making it extremely quick and easy to transform a dull wall, or a whole room into a feature point. The great thing about Faux Brickwork is that it looks like real brick, but it is simple and quick to install, it is lightweight, cost effective, and anyone can do it themselves. It is perfect for busy mamas that want to renovate their home, or add personality to their home, without spending a ton of time and money on it.
Shopping online is perfect for busy mamas because it does not take much time and you are able to do it from the comfort of your home while your kids are doing tummy time, or completing their homework. The great thing about shopping online is that you can try out the product in your home to see if it fits and if it does not, you can send it right back, without spending a ton of time on going back to the store in person.
Items That Will Benefit Your Family
Last but not least, choose items that will actually benefit your home and your family. This makes it easy and quick when it comes to a decision because you will feel better about using products that will benefit you. For example, adding houseplants to your home will give you so many benefits. NBC News says, “Houseplants are good for your health — and not just for their visual beauty. Why? They essentially do the opposite of what we do when we breathe: release oxygen and absorb carbon dioxide. This not only freshens up the air, but also eliminates harmful toxins. Extensive research by NASA has revealed that houseplants can remove up to 87 percent of air toxin in 24 hours. Studies have also proven that indoor plants improve concentration and productivity (by up to 15 percent!), reduce stress levels and boost your mood — making them perfect for not just your home but your work space, too.”
There you have it – a few tips to help you create and purchase easy home decor for all of you busy mamas! Do you have any other tips?