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6 Tips For Picking Out Furniture For Your New Home

6 Tips For Picking Out Furniture For Your New Home

When it comes to buying a new home especially if it is your first one it is important to know that you most likely are going to need new furniture for your new home. Here are 6 tips for picking out new furniture that are sure to help you on your venture into decorating your newly bought home.


Pick a theme

Before you can pick out any furniture or even move any of your existing stuff to your new home you need to decide what you want the theme for your new home to be. Do you want a modern look or a more contemporary look in your home? Along with picking a theme it is important to choose paint colors for each room so that you can decide what color furniture and other interior pieces you are going to want in your home.


Recycled Items

It is important to consider getting some recycled or previously used furniture, wall décor, and other accent pieces from garage sales or thrift stores because not only will it save you money, but it will provide you with some very unique and beautiful statement pieces for your new home that are bound to spark up conversation.


Don’t buy too much

Many times, when somebody buys a new home they become very excited about the thought of decorating their new home that they aren’t sure just how much furniture and other items they may need. It is important to just buy a few items to begin with to decorate your home and then once you put them in the rooms of your house where you want them you can decide from there what else it is that you may need still. Going on a giant shopping spree and not knowing what to get at first can cause you to buy way more furniture and stuff you need without even realizing it until later.


Kitchen Furniture- Don’t forget the little things

When it comes to buying furniture and accent pieces for rooms in your new home such as bedrooms and living rooms it is much easier because you can sort of base what you need from what you want to have in those rooms but when it comes to getting stuff for the kitchen you must make sure you get everything you need to cook. It is important to remember the little things such as utensils like pizza cutters, can openers, spoons, forks, and knifes and any appliances you may want to have to make meals.


Stain Resistant

Another tip for picking out furniture for your new home is to make sure that you find stain resistant pieces. This tip will help keep your furniture as new as possible throughout its use. This is especially important if you have children or pets because if you do accidents tend to happen more than they would if you didn’t have kids or pets. Better to be safe rather than sorry especially when it comes to your new furniture.



Finally, it is important to coordinate any furniture pieces you buy. When you buy furniture, it is important to buy furniture for each room that goes together. If you buy pieces that are all different and stick them in the same room together it can not only make a room look more cluttered, but it can also look like a hot mess. Coordinating furniture can tie a room together but ultimately can tie a home together in just the right way in order to provide you with the perfect all together look for your new home without over thinking anything.

Caitlin Weaver
Sales Representative
(416) 890-3017

Chestnut Park Real Estate Limited, Brokerage
1300 Yonge Street, Suite 100
Toronto, ON M4T 1X3

(416) 925-9191