This lovely and inspirational guide, organized around six joyful qualities, will show you how to create a happier home, through prompts, quick fixes, afternoon projects, and mindful design and organization—The Happy Home is not just a title, it’s a promise.
Energize. Uplift. Comfort. Calm. Empower. Express. The road to happiness is paved with good emotions. In fact, a happy home is infused with these six actions and this cheerful book will help you create a space you love and that loves you back. Lovely Indeed creator Chelsea Foy offers up more than 50 creative ideas to engage all the senses to brighten your mood throughout your home. This book sits at the intersection of HGTV home improvements and design, thoughtful Marie Kondo practices, and a cheery color palette fans of the Home Edit will love.
Kicking off with a foreword by Joy Cho, creator of Oh Joy!, the book guides you through questions to consider so you can customize your home to your own mood-lifting needs, be it a calming bedroom, a chill den, or an energizing kitchen. Easy projects and ideas help you tweak the rooms of your house so they engage the senses in all the right ways.
Each chapter focuses on a feeling and includes:
Guided prompts: Questions to consider about what a happy space might look and feel like for you
Quick Tricks: Creative hacks and ideas to freshen up your space
Afternoon Projects: Doable projects and inspo for your home and décor to amp up the joy
Big Ideas: Step-by-step projects that you can complete in a day or weekend that are inexpensive but go a long way to creating a home tailored to your tastes and happiness needs With this handy and cheery book, you'll quickly find ways to customize all the rooms in your house for maximum bliss.
About the Author
CHELSEA FOY is a maker and the founder of creative lifestyle blog Lovely Indeed, where she shares parenting ideas, family travel tips, and colorful DIY projects to inspire a lovely life. Her work focuses on finding joy in the everyday and encouraging others to easily do the same. Chelsea has been featured by Martha Stewart, Better Homes and Gardens, and HGTV, as well as in television appearances and at public speaking events. She resides in her beloved home state of California with her husband and two kids. See more of her work online at LovelyIndeed.com and on Instagram @lovelyindeed.
"This book is a guide to instilling the joy into your home that we all need." —Joy Cho, founder of Oh Joy!
"This straightforward debut by Lovely Indeed blogger Foy shares ideas on how to brighten up living spaces. “Joy is found in the little moments surrounding us every day,” she writes, outlining mostly low-effort projects intended to inspire joy in the home."--Pubilshers Weekly