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10 Ways to Make Your Home Instagram Ready

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Creating an instagram ready home is truly an art form. It has to simultaneously look picture perfect and also capture the aesthetic and essence of the homeowner. Are you looking to make your space more photographable? We’ve gathered 10 tips to help you achieve an instagram ready home.

How to make an Instagram ready home

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Add a Gallery Wall

A gallery wall is the perfect way to showcase your personal style. It provides a lot of versatility giving you the ability to swap out the prints depending on the look and feel you’re trying to photograph.

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beige armchair and a dog

Light up the Space

Natural lighting is certainly ideal for photography. But sometimes natural lighting just isn’t an option. If your home has minimal natural lighting, don’t fret! Instead, see this as an opportunity to add some flair to your space. Pick a fun lighting fixture to make a bold statement. Your space would be such that you could even post it on Instagram and give your followers exceptional decorating ideas.

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Make it Personal

Don’t try to replicate someone else’s photographs. This is your chance to highlight features in your home that make you you! Finding your personal style will make your interior design photos stand out from the crowd. It’ll also make your home mean more to you on a personal level.

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Textures

Having a variety of textures in your home adds depth and intrigue to your photographs. It’s also quite simple to achieve! Let’s say you have a leather couch, just add a faux fur pillow and a knit blanket to create some variety.

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House Plants

Liven up your space by adding some house plants. Not only do that add an additional texture, but they also brighten the mood, especially if you live in a city. Please note, if you have pets or children be sure to double check if your plants are non toxic if ingested.

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coral curtain and two cats create an instagram ready home

An Accessorized Bar Cart

Adding a bar cart to your living room adds both functionality and visual appeal. Swap out those bottles and accessories depending on the season to easily change up the look.

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pink and grey colors in living room

Make it Cozy

Make your space look extra inviting by adding a knit blanket and lighting a candle. Perhaps leave out a steaming mug of coffee on the coffee table and coax your cat to lay down on the couch to make your space appear even more cozy when photographed.

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big double bed

Less is More

Take a less is more approach. Minimalism is sweeping the nation and for good reason. Keeping clutter out also does wonders for your mental health.

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Shelving

Shelving not only allows you to utilize your space more efficiently, but it also provides excellent styling opportunities. Swap out focal points and change things up based on the season or to suit your mood.

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white room

Keep it Lived in

Last but certainly not least, it’s important to remember this is the space you live in. Keep it functional, keep it personal. Instagram photos where the space appears lived in (i.e. coffee cup on the table, book open on the couch) look so much more personal and attainable.

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Follow the above tips, and your home should be instagram worthy in no time. Above all, remember to be authentic to your true self when designing your space. Create a space that truly feels like home.

Melina Divani

Melina Divani is the owner and creator of Decoholic.org. Interior Design is her infinite passion without stop. Follow Melina on Instagram

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