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Prepping Your Home For House Parties (Foyer & Living Room Edition)

Whether it’s Hari Raya, Chinese New Year, Deepavali or other festive seasons, hosting gatherings at home can be exciting, but it also requires some preparation to ensure that your guests have a great time. Since the foyer and living room are often the first areas that guests see when they enter your home, here are some tips for you to make a good first impression.

Declutter Your Space

Start by decluttering your foyer and living room. Remove any unnecessary items such as shoes, bags or mail, and place them in their designated area. This will create a sense of spaciousness and make it easier for your guests to move around.

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Allocate Space in the Shoe Cabinet

If you’re inviting a big crowd over, allocate some space in your shoe cabinet to keep your guests’ shoes organised and out of the way. This not only keeps your foyer clutter-free but also prevents any dirt or debris from being tracked into your home.

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Let the Natural Light In

Next, you want to create a warm and inviting atmosphere. Curtains can play a significant role in creating an inviting ambience for your guests, so consider using light-coloured and sheer curtains to let natural light in and create a cosy atmosphere.

Looking for curtains, blinds and wallpapers for your home? Signature also offers window treatment solutions by Baagus. Baagus specialises in custom-made curtains with hundreds of fabric combinations in a wide variety of designs and styles.

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Rearrange Your Furniture

To promote conversation and socialising, you can rearrange your sofas and chairs into small groupings. If you need extra seating options for your guests, some extra chairs, stools, floor cushions or pouffes will be a good idea.

Add a Rug

Placing a rug in your living room can add warmth and comfort, especially if you have hardwood or tile floors. Choose a rug that complements your furniture and décor to tie the room together.

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Serve Some Snacks

Don’t forget to prepare your coffee table for your party! Set some snacks for your guests while they mingle, such as chips, nuts, cookies or candies. You can even use decorative bowls or trays to add a touch of elegance to your living room.

In conclusion, preparing your home for a party requires attention to detail, but it doesn’t have to be overwhelming. By following these simple tips, you can create a welcoming and inviting space that your guests will love.

We hope these tips will help you prep your home for your next house party.

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