Ten must haves to complete your home

Home Must Haves by Plantation Shutters Ltd

Ten must haves to complete your home

Decorating your home is a very personal exercise and everyone has their own opinion on what you should or shouldn’t have. But if you have no idea where to start in making your home yours then we have come up with a list of the top ten must-haves. No matter your style these things will fit right in and look amazing.

Sometimes it can be hard to see what you are cooking or prepping at night with the shadow of the cabinets above looming over you. By installing lights under the cabinets in the kitchen you will be able to get a better look at what you are doing and there will be fewer accidents. It is important to have proper lighting throughout the home, especially in the kitchen.

Another must-have in the kitchen is a decent set of sharp knives in a knife block and good pots and pans. There is nothing worse than going to slice your food and the knife is blunt and then the pans are flimsy.  Having sturdy and sharp cookware makes meal prep so much more enjoyable.

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For those of you who enjoy entertaining it is always good to have a stocked bar with the correct glasses. Store them on an art deco vintage drinks trolley with wheels. This will allow you to roll it out when you have guests and then roll it away when you don’t. stock it up with all your favourites and also make sure you have the appropriate mixes if required. Also, having the appropriate glasses which will make the drinking experience all the more enjoyable because no one should drink wine out of a tumbler or whiskey in a mug.

Another great thing to have on hand for when you have a guest come to stay is a Guest Basket. It will make them feel welcomed and like they are staying at a luxurious resort. Fill it will the essentials and also the most commonly forgotten like a toothbrush and toothpaste, washcloths, shampoo, condition and body wash and even some slippers and a phone charger. It is always nice for your guests to feel appreciated and they will be grateful for it.

Of course, being a shutter company, we believe that shutters are a must-have in every home. But not just any old shutter, our plantation shutters are the best option. Plantation shutters are a great window covering solution for not only privacy, but they also offer great airflow through the home and look stunning. Everyone in your neighbourhood will be jealous of your windows.

Having great storage in your home removes the clutter and leaves the home looking tidy and well designed. And we're not talking about your typical plastic storage boxes that you hide away under your bed or in your closet. We’re talking about serious built-in storage that gives everything in your home a permanent place and look like it belongs. For the bedroom or living room look into built-in wall storage to display your books, hide away your media cords and miscellaneous objects.

Make your home smell wonderful with a statement vase filled with seasonal flowers or plants. Having a stand-out vase will make it look like it still belongs even when you don’t have flowers in it and will become part of the home’s decor.

Finally, give your home a signature scent that will transport anyone who enters to a paradise. Pick a scent that speaks to you and transports you to your favourite place. Something woody, floral or airy and stock up on that candle, incense or essential oil. If you prefer something more natural add some fragrant flowers to your new stand out vases like lily, lilac, lavender or herbs such as basil or rosemary.

Now that you have added these ten must-haves in your home you will love your space even more and so will the people that come to visit.


Submitted by The Furnshop on

This is nice. I liked these must-haves to complete a home. Much appreciated for sharing this post.

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