I think there is a refreshing feeling at home in January; the decorations are down and you have the opportunity to look at your space with clearer vision than the month before. Without the distraction that the shimmer and shine of the holiday season brings to many of our homes, it often feels good to hit Refresh on our decor come January. I don’t mean a complete overhaul, but simply a rework. Now feels like the ideal time to maximise on light to make the most of sparse light the winter season offers us. An ideal way to achieve this is to curate a collection of glass bottles and vases in shades of light blue and green near the main natural light source in the space. The light will diffuse through the glass giving a beautiful and soft light to the room. Meanwhile, if you have a neutral space you can also layer in hues inspired by nature to give your existing scheme a refreshing feel; you’ll feel like you have one foot across the threshold of spring in an instant. And with the days as dark as they are right now, there can be nothing wrong in that, right? Do you rework your living room in Januaury? How do you like to refresh your home at the start of a New Year?
// Photography by House Doctor