When it comes to interior design, there are a wide variety of factors that can contribute to or detract from your perfect dream home. In fact, while there’s a lot of hard work involved in transforming your home into its penultimate form, it could be said by some that the planning phase is even harder than the manual labor portion of this Herculean task. After all, we don’t really know what perfect looks like, as conventional wisdom tells us that perfection doesn’t exist in this world.When you add to that fact that we’re talking about a very personal and subjective experience, we can be at a loss for ideas on how to get the house of our dreams to come to life. Here are some suggestions on how to make your dream home a reality.

First and foremost, consider giving your home a personal touch. Creative hobbies are great for us in a variety of ways. They’re therapeutic, for one thing, allowing us to express ourselves in a constructive way, and they allow us to develop skills that could one day result in a job. Another facet of creative hobbies you may not have considered is that ability to use your creations to decorate your home. For example, if you’re a painter, you can hang some of your best pieces on your walls to create a feast for the eyes that will also impress onlookers. Or, if you’re a photographer, you can have some of your best shots blown up via Vistaprint to adorn your walls. You could even paint the walls, themselves, into murals. The sky’s the limit, and this idea also fits really well into the following.

Another way to create your dream home is to build your home around a theme. A theme can really bring your home to life and give it a nice cohesive feeling. One such example is an oceanic theme. This theme starts with a color palette evocative of the ocean, and you want to add to it some thematically appropriate decor, suc has fish tanks, retro diving gear, and anchors, as well as paintings, posters, and photos to fully capture that feeling of the ocean.