“what makes us happy at home” … a great article by Mitchell Parker, Houzz Editorial Staff writer.
“Great design has a powerful impact on our happiness in our homes. So do good cooking smells, family conversations and, yes, big-screen TVs”
So the big question is … what makes you happy at home?
Whenever I work with a client, the answer to that question is what I’m searching for.
For me, designing a home is about creating a space to be comfortable in, a space that makes me smile every time I walk into the room. ~ nancy
Just click on the link below to read this fun and insightful article.
some of my highlights from the article ~
87 percent of the more than 6,000 respondents said that their home design impacts their overall happiness.
homeowners are happiest in rooms that are
clean and organized (72 percent) and comfortable (68 percent)
Guys prefer comfortable rooms
women favor rooms that are clean and tidy
The majority of
men surveyed (one-third) enjoy the sound of music in the home
women (one-third) prefer the sound of family
What about smells?
“I love the smell of a big-screen TV in the morning. Don’t you, guys?” ~ great quote by Mitchell Parker.
Inside the home,
42 percent of you say you’re happiest in the living/family room
15 percent of you say that the kitchen is your happy place