How to Decorate Your Apartment Based on Your Horoscope
Remember your younger self rushing home from school to go pick up the latest Seventeen Magazine? As you’d read your way through, you’d finally reach the horoscope section. Now for those who don’t remember, this was the moment of truth where you’d find out if you and your crush were actually soulmates - and yes, it really was that dramatic.
Fast forward a couple of years and not much has changed – well it has but not really. We totally get it. Being a millennial means you’re constantly living through uncertainties – like why does adulting have to be so damn hard? Now you’re actually faced with real life problems like having to pick out home décor – where do you even start? Stay calm as the answers may just be written in the stars!
Aries (March 21st – April 19th)
You’re all about adventure and living on the edge. Rules? You break em. Impulsive decisions? You embrace em. As a fire sign, you have a bold and energetic personality and you’re drawn to anything that’s bright. Fill your home with fiery pops of colors like red, yellow and green. Don’t be afraid to incorporate different funky accessories like lamps, rugs and colorful futons.
Tip: You’re slightly impatient side may appear when trying to decorate your home, don’t forget to try to stay patient throughout the process - it’ll all be worth it.
Taurus (April 20th – May 20th)
You’re more of a “stay in and watch an entire Netflix series” kind of person. Your tendency to cancel plans means your home is your sanctuary. Your need for comfort means your home should be cozy and sensual. You’ll probably want to stick to soothing colors like light pink, green and blue. Don’t be afraid to add in some plants and plenty of pillows and blankets for that added comfort.
Tip: Consider placing a diffuser to bring your relaxing serenity to life.
Gemini (May 21st – June 20th)
You’re very fashionable and love to stay up to date with the latest trends. As an air sign, you’re best known for your dual personalities – use this as your inspiration to fill your rooms with multi-functional pieces that could serve your different needs (& personalities). You’re also drawn to curious and out of the ordinary objects so make sure to bring those into your home to liven up your home.
Tip: Bring your playful and outgoing personality to life by placing some fun elements like a chalkboard to place in your kitchen or bedroom.
Cancer (June 21st – July 22nd)
You’re emotional, loving and oh so romantic. As a water sign, you love to celebrate love and special occasions with family and friends. Use this as your inspiration to create a cozy and comfortable home. Make sure to incorporate white, silver and orange tones too add to that coziness vibe you’re going for. As for accessories, stick to simple and calming accents.
Tip: Design your rooms using items that mean a lot to you and your loved ones, like picture frames with some of your favorite memories.
Leo (July 23rd – August 22nd)
You’re a fire sign who isn’t afraid to take risks. Having a bright, fun and inviting home is a must. Make sure to fill your space with bright colors like red, gold and yellow. Pick furniture pieces that are unique and versatile, because you never know when your friends will decide to stay the night. Also don’t forget about your accessories! Use candles, pillows and mirrors to fill your rooms.
Tip: You love structure so opt for containers and bins to separate and organize your kitchen, bedroom and washroom.
Virgo (August 23rd – September 22nd)
You’re very organized and are totally a minimalist (quality over quantity duhh). You’re an earth sign and prefer your home to be clean and simple. Try to pick out furniture and accessories that are green, gold, white or soft grays. Also try to add in some shelves and bins to help keep yourself organized.
Tip: Get rid of anything that you think is unnecessary in your home so you could feel Zen and at peace.
Libra (September 23rd – October 22nd)
You’re an air sign who is very indecisive. This is especially true when it comes to picking out colors and styles for your home. Since you value balance try to incorporate both light and medium tones of blue and green. Make sure to have a clean and airy home without cluttering too much furniture and decorations.
Tip: You love being comfortable and cozy so make sure to buy yourself a comfortable sofa where you could just lay and relax after a stressful day.
Scorpio (October 23rd – November 21st)
You’re a charmer and a people magnet. Your family and friends mean the world to you and you’re typically the one to invite everyone over for brunch or a fun game night. Let your secretive side come out by opting towards darker shades of colors like blue or red. Accent pieces like exotic plants and trendy curtains are totally your go to.
Tip: Stop and think about your happiness and don’t be afraid to escape the outside world by just taking a night to yourself by relaxing on your big comfy couch.
Sagittarius (November 22nd – December 21st)
You are adventurous and were born to explore the world. Your passion to tackle different projects means your home is constantly adapting to new trends and styles. You tend to be attracted to wooden elements and opt for bohemian vibes. Don’t forget to add in some electric accessories (the more original, the better) and fun colors like pinks, purples and royal blue.
Tip: When you’re too busy and are in need of a change, add rugs, plants and candles. You’ll see how far such little changes can take you.
Capricorn (December 22nd- January 19th)
You’re an earth sign and always make careful decisions. You love to have traditional sturdy furniture pieces in your home but don’t be afraid to spice them up by adding some modern touches. You place importance on hard work and so fill your home with personal achievements and homemade crafts – a little showoff never hurt nobody. You also tend to love clean line accent pieces so try incorporating that into your home like futons and stick to colors like white, brown and green.
Tip: Don’t be scared to take a few risks by adding in some out of your ordinary pillows and rugs.
Aquarius (January 20th – February 18th)
As an Aquarius you’re the master of unpredictability and your home will exemplify just that. You are original so don’t be afraid to incorporate different materials and styles – remember mix and matching is your best friend. Your home is typically more roomy and modern. As an air sign you should consider decorating with cool accent pieces and stick to colors like blue, green, black or grey.
Tip: You love coming home and having some alone time, so don’t forget to designate an area or room for your “me time”.
Pisces (February 19th – March 20th)
You are a dreamer and a believer. Showcase your creativity by adding your unique touches to your home. Since your very sensitive to your environment and tend to absorb other people’s feelings make sure your bedroom is your serenity. Take the time to make your room, you. You tend to be drawn to pastel colors like purple, silver and sea green.
Tip: As a water sign you’re known to be very spiritual, so create a space where you can meditate and find your Zen.
There you have it, it turns out your zodiac sign is still somewhat practical in your life - even as a millennial. We’d love to see your #horoscopehome so feel free to share your pictures by tagging us at @realrooms.