It doesn’t matter if you live in a new build or a cosy cottage in a rural location. You can have a modern home. It’s easier to achieve than most people think. It’s a sign of the times that as each day passes, there seems to be something else hitting the headlines. The next big gadget. The next big thing. Perhaps one day we may not even have to communicate verbally, we may be in a virtual world from our sofas. But for now, let’s focus on the here and now. Don’t get left behind and add a few modern touches to your home. Here’s how to do it. 

Technology is advancing quicker than we realise

It’s a scary thought, but the technology seems to be rapidly picking up pace. There seems to be a new iPhone out every twelve months, and computers are doing more things than ever. But it isn’t just about the technology in a physical sense. Everything seems to be managed online these days and through apps. So get with it and embrace it. Heating companies will now offer you the chance to control your heating from your mobile phone. Allowing you to switch your heating on and off all through an app. You may even be able to require devices, where calling a qualified electrician in your area would be advisable, so that an Alexa or Google home device can switch on your lights. Social media can be so advanced now that we don’t need to talk physically. Some technology is brilliant. Like controlling your heating. That’s a sure fire way to reduce some of your energy bills. 

Make the most out of your interests

As previously mentioned technology is growing a rapid rate. But this can mean that it can enhance your interests and your home. If you like music, then you may invest in up to date sound systems or smart home devices like an Alexa. If you like nothing more than watching TV with your family, then the technology available is great. The image quality on some televisions is phenomenal. You can add a modern twist to your home by investing in a few key pieces that interest you. Only enhancing your experience and home. 

A minimalist home is a new modern trend

It’s all over people’s Instagram feeds; a minimalist home seems to be a new modern trend. It’s clean; it’s crisp, and it’s sharp. It makes great Instagram-worthy photographs, but is it plausible with a family? The fewer things around, the less for kids to mess with maybe. A modern family home can be minimalist but don’t forget to keep some of the personal touches. It is your home at the end of the day and children are at the heart of it. 

Organising isn’t for the typical housewife anymore

Have you heard of Marie Kondo? She is this organising guru, and it has hit the ground running. It’s now a modern thing to do to have organised cupboards, drawers, and spaces. There is a book you can get that will teach you the art of organising and how to overhaul your life. 

You don’t have to go overboard, but embracing the technology that interests you, and clearing up your home, are a few ways to add a modern touch to your home. Without losing yourself in the process. 

Vicky Charles

Vicky is a single mother, writer and card reader.


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