Tips to Fashioning a Staycation in the Comfort of Your Home

We are all familiar with the classic saying, “Home is where the heart is.” It’s the place we spend most of our time, a sanctuary welcoming us after a long day out or an extended trip away. If you’re looking to infuse your living space with staycation vibes, you can turn each day into a delightful vacation. Let’s explore some inspiring ideas to achieve just that!

Take a Page from Your Book

When our friends plan trips to the general Milwaukee area, we often offer them great recommendations for their adventures. Why not take your advice and become a tourist in your city? This area of Wisconsin has plenty to offer. You can start your day at the Milwaukee Art Museum. Building from there, take time to enjoy an afternoon cheering for the Milwaukee Brewers at American Family Field. You can even conclude with a movie at the historic Oriental Theater. After a day full of adventures, come home and relish in a cozy space that combines the joy of exploration with the serenity of being home.

Photos of people walking up the steps to enjoy the Milwaukee Art Museum
Milwaukee Art Museum

Embrace the Outdoors

One cherished aspect of vacation vibes is the simple luxury of enjoying a cup of tea or coffee in a tranquil outdoor area designed for relaxation. Picture yourself surrounded by comfortable outdoor furniture, shielded from the morning sun, and feeling the refreshing breeze. Having a dedicated area within your home or backyard for unwinding means that you have a perfect spot for easing into the day and gathering with friends in the evenings. 

A backyard gazebo that offers a great sitting area
Backyard Makeover

Treat Yourself

To truly obtain that staycation feeling, it is important to incorporate the stress-free elements of a vacation into your home. Consider hiring a private chef for a delightful meal, getting your home professionally cleaned, or sending your laundry off for a day. By infusing your staycation with unique experiences that aren’t a part of your everyday routine, such as scheduling a family photo shoot or hiring a private yoga instructor. These specialized experiences will leave you feeling truly rejuvenated.

A chef dicing vegetables on a cutting board for a meal
Jonathan Borba

Sleep Like Royalty

We all have gone on vacation and had one of the best nights’ sleep of our life. We come home eager to figure out how to recreate that amazing night’s sleep in our own home should be a priority. Start by investing in luxurious down-filled bedding, supportive memory foam pillows, and soothing blackout shades. Blocking out the light leads to more rejuvenating sleep. You also wake up feeling like you’re immersed in a wonderful vacation.

sheer shades Milwaukee
Silhouette® Shades with Duolite® Dual Shades

Create the Perfect Ambiance

Crafting staycation vibes requires intentional effort in curating the perfect atmosphere in your home. The definition of a calm and soothing ambiance may vary from person to person, but it’s essential to incorporate elements that align with your preferences. Putting in this effort will prove to be rewarding, and you’ll be very thankful you did it.

Alustra® Woven Textures® in a sitting area
Alustra® Woven Textures®

Refresh Your Space Seasonally

Revitalize your home by adding seasonal elements that align with the time of year. During the summer, add fresh flowers and brightly colored accent pillows for a fun feel. As autumn arrives, embrace coziness with warm-smelling candles and plush blankets, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere.

Provenance® Woven Woods in a cozy living room covering tall windows on two walls
Provenance® Woven Woods

We’re Here to Help!

At Bazaar Home Decorating, our team is ready to help you craft the perfect atmosphere for your home! Do you need blackout blinds for uninterrupted sleep or sheer shades to invite warm, glowing light? Our experts are brimming with inspiration and valuable advice. Schedule your free in-home consultation today!