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In this global pandemic we all are living in our homes. Everyone is self-isolating to flatten the curve. Our homes have become our workplaces, schools, gyms and other social hubs. This is the only way to contain the coronavirus and stay safe.

However, people are finding it difficult to cope with this monotony. And, are looking for ways to make their place cozy and safe, to enjoy living in the house.

I know it’s not possible to get your home done in such timings. Just redoing some things yourself is the safest method to turn your living space into a cozy place. Making some changes will help you in finding peace without getting bored of the same area. Recognising areas that can be made comfortable and used for multi purposes will help in renovating your place in a structured way. It’s a good idea to make use of your home in a better way and get through the crisis happily.

Here are some ways to increase the coziness of your room to easily cope with such situations. These practical ideas will help you in having a different space for work, reading and spending some time with your pet. Moreover, no old friends or extended family will show up during such timings, so you can use the space of every room for different purposes.


The first thing you should do when you want to tidy the room is to clear all the unwanted things from the places. Packing the things you don’t need will add space to the area. We tend to add things such as photographs and other beautiful products in our living room every other day without realising how it impacts our system.

Now you have enough time to declutter and repurpose the house by eliminating the things you don’t need. We all collect and inherent alot of stuff over time. Keep only things that you need and get away from the ones that’s eating up the space without any utility.

Donate the things you don’t need to have a great room to start with everyday. Too much stuff also adds to the stress as you take more time to find a thing that has been misplaced. Even if you love a thing, reconsider whether it’s useful or not, to keep in your space.

Create A Nook For Different Purposes

If you’ve got enough space, you can designate different places for work, reading and cuddling with your furry friend.

Adding a few cushions with a chair to the place you want to eat, read or work will help you in diving into work and increase productivity. Having a nutritious meal in a different area will ensure you don’t skip any meal lying on the bed. And, you’ll be completely in another world when you’re reading a good book at your comfort.

Apart from this, you can create a cozy pet space, to enjoy time with your cuddly and loyal animal. People with mental disabilities have an emotional support dog, giving them a comfortable place will keep them happy and healthy. Use one of the fun ideas available online for pet beds to create a perfect space for the pet. You can DIY an old bed and add some space around it by decluttering the area. It’s a good way to improve your bond. Also, know your pets likes and dislikes, where they like cuddling or spending time with you and accordingly redecorate the area. Respect their choices to make a good connection with these pets. These steps are quite helpful for successful interactions of your pet with others and improve their confidence.

Rearrange Your Furniture

This is  one of the simplest techniques  to refresh your room. Starting from moving  the larger pieces of furniture first and then move to smaller ones. Changing the position of your bed gives a completely different look to the room without spending a penny. Taking some time to plan how to rearrange will guide you to make the right choice for maximising the floor space. And, doing it according to the demands of the kids or parents will make them quite happy.

A Vase To Brighten Your Day

When you surround yourself with plants, it not only improves the air quality but adds colors to the place. Putting a few plants in the room is like getting a little garden in the house. You can plant some herbs in it and add to different dishes to enhance the taste. It is one of the best ways to reconnect with nature while working or studying.

Some Soft Furnishings

Fluffy pillows and squishy blankets make your living spaces and other rooms more comfortable. You can order some faux-furry rugs online to give a completely different look to the space. Having a right and comfortable space for cuddling will elevate your mood suddenly.


Sitting home, everyone has ample of time to do some home improvement projects. These are one of the most inexpensive methods for organising your place. Think how you want to use each room of the house and start by decluttering to get enough space. You can add some colors to the rooms with some DIYs and plants. And, you’ll be surprised to see how few changes will completely give a new look to the house.

This will make you quite happy as you’ll have less distractions in the room after clearing the clutter. And, the separate areas would help you with lethargy and keep you going when you can’t go out. A neat working space will encourage productivity in the current isolation period and teach you how to make the most of your time. Also, eat a well-balanced diet to strengthen your immune system in these unprecedented timings.

Lauren Jensen

Lauren believes in one thing, live life to the fullest. She is a designer and art director residing in NYC. Her work majorly reflects the modern pop culture that is all around. She believes in holistic design solutions for refines living.