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The Lagom: How to achieve 2017's latest trend for your home

Patricia Danielle Villar Patricia Danielle Villar
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It's typical for people to want brand new things at the arrival of a brand new year. This could mean a brand new perspective in life, a brand new job, a brand new car, or a brand new home. A brand new year also brings with it a lot of brand new trends—trends that could be a good start as you leap into a new year filled with mystery. This 2017, we have one of the latest trends that is sure to make you an even more exceptional individual. 

If you're looking to bring a positive change for your home, then the Lagom way of life might be just what you need. Lagom is a Scandinavian word which means just the right amount. If you want a good start for this new year, then this latest trend will be just your perfect kickoff. To embrace the Lagom way of life, just follow these six easy steps!

Change is your friend

scandinavian Kitchen by Elfa Deutschland GmbH
Elfa Deutschland GmbH

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Elfa Deutschland GmbH

Are you tired of your humdrum life? Do you want something new and fresh to bring into your home? If you've related to both of these questions, then it's time for you to make a change! A good way to make a change is with your own home. Re-designing your space is a perfect way to have a more positive outlook in what has yet to come. Surely, having the Lagom life entails you to bring about change. And a good one at that.

It's all about balance

Lagom is not just a style that you can have to make your home look better. It is a way of life. Bringing in this way of life into your home is all about creating balance. If you want to embrace this way of life, it's time you decide what is better not only for you, but also for your home. It's time for you to let go of the things that has been making your home less homey and more cluttered, and bringing in things that will make your home appear simpler yet more elegant at the same time.

Frugal is the new beautiful

If you have ended the previous year with a whirlwind of thoughts in your mind, maybe your home has contributed a lot to that. To start a new year with a clearer, more calm mind, make a change in your home. Try to take on a much simpler design.. Elegance does not necessarily entail complexity, and frugality does not necessarily entail being boring. Less is more is something that you have to start tattooing in your mind. Calmness and simplicity is now synonymous to beauty.

No need to splurge

If you're having second thoughts on making changes to your home because you're afraid it would hurt your pockets, think again. Embracing the Lagom way of life does not require you to splurge. In fact, it even encourages you to maximize what you already have, therefore having to spend on things but minimally. All you need to achieve this way of living is to embrace balance and simplicity. With that, you are sure to live in a happier, less complicated, more beautiful home.

Sustainability is key

Lagom is not only easy on your pockets, but it's easy on nature as well. When you embrace the Lagom life, you are also embracing a more sustainable way of living. With a Lagom-inspired home, you are sure to conserve more energy, save more water, reduce waste, and live a healthier lifestyle. Changing the way your house looks will surely help you achieve the sustainable lifestyle you desire. An open, more spacious house , for example, requires you to use less energy and electricity by maximizing the lighting and fresh air.

Embrace your new way of life

If you've started to embrace the Lagom way of life, then it's sure to reflect in your own home. This way of life will not only make you feel more satisfied, but will make remarkable changes into your lovely abode. Just always put into mind the three main ingredients for a more balanced lifestyle, which are: happiness, frugality, and fairness.

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