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3 Reasons Why You Should Rearrange Your Space Today

Avoid clutter while giving your home a quick makeover

Photography: Dairy Darilag

If there's one thing that we're guilty of it's probably filling our house with a lot of stuff—from shoes, books, and bags—the items vary. Imagine waking up to tons of containers and boxes every single day! No need to worry as you can do something about it! This weekend, why not spare an hour or two and change things up in your home?

Consider decluttering your personal space and feel free to move a couple of pieces around. A fresh new look can contribute greatly to your overall well-being. You will surely wake up feeling more refreshed and relaxed. Interior designer Hannah Acab-Faustino shares 3 important reasons why you should move your furnishings around from time to time. 


You don’t necessarily have to buy new items to make your space look nice. “Rearranging your furniture is one of the easiest ways to update your home without spending a fortune” Hannah shares.

If you don’t know where to start, try moving your sofa away from your walls. “If the space permits, place your sofa towards the center of the room to make your space look cozier. This arrangement is more conductive to socialization,” she suggests.

It helps remove clutter

If you have a chair in your sala that you don’t even sit on, why not place it in another area? You can maximize it by using it in another room such as the home office or even the bedroom. “Taking out some furniture from your setup can give your space a fresh look,” Hannah says.

It helps you give your space an unexpected touch-up

Moving a few chairs or tables can help make your home look new and spacious. Just make sure that if you are moving things around, you and your guests can still move around freely. You need to also make sure that you don't fill a small area with too many pieces as this may cause you to have a cramped space.

Avoid blocking areas with high traffic like the entryway, kitchen, or bathroom. Don’t cover an electric socket with a bulky furniture piece. 

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