How your home looks and feels on the inside can hugely influence your life, so it’s important to get it right.
And now a celebrity psychic and astrologer has revealed why turning to your Zodiac could be the spring board to decorating your home.
Inbaal Honigman told FEMAIL earth signs need a practical environment with no clutter, whereas air signs are inspired by a bit of creative chaos, and water signs live for memories.
She explained: ‘When you feel aligned with your surroundings, you feel truer to yourself.’
With this in mind Inbaal has devised the ultimate guide to decorating your home, based on your star sign…
Celebrity psychic and astrologer Inbaal Honigman has revealed why turning to your Zodiac could be the spring board to decorating your home (pictured, stock image)
ARIES – ART DECO AND RED
March 21 – April 19
The boldest of the fire signs, Aries are known for their bold and fiery personalities.
Those born under the sign of the Ram adore the colour red in all its glory, so why not incorporate into their décor?
Inbaal said: ‘They’re unafraid to experiment with different ideas, and art deco works best as it lends itself to bold statements.’
Aries could attempt a feature wall if a jazzy wallpaper or all-red feels a bit too overwhelming.
TAURUS – TRADITIONAL AND TEAK
April 20 – May 20
Inbaal explained that those born under the star sign Taurus favour a cosy feel and will likely fill their home with books and vintage finds (pictured, stock image)
Calm and traditional, those born under the sign of the Bull like linking back to previous generations.
The astrologer explained: ‘They favour a cosy feel, and will likely fill their space with books and vintage finds.
‘A traditional look and the colour teak feel like an embrace.’
In addition, wooden furniture could also add that extra homely feel to your interior designs and give it a relaxed aura.
GEMINI – BOHEMIAN AND CLASHES
May 21 – June 20
Geminis like a bohemian feel to their homes and so incorporate different textures and colour clashes
Fun and sociable, those born under the sign of the Twins will make sure everyone feels at home when they visit, with a bit of creative clutter.
‘Social gatherings are a daily occurrence in the Gemini household,’ according to Inbaal.
And so a welcoming, bohemian presentation full of colour clashes will make every day feel like a party.
You can incorporate this style into your home through different coloured glassware or even hanging rainbow rugs on your walls.
CANCER – RUSTIC AND NAVY
June 21 – July 22
Those born under the sign of the crab want to create comfortable abodes that family and friends will love to frequent and so opt for colours such as navy and violet
Family minded and empathic, those born under the sign of the Crab want for their home to be right for families.
Young and old will frequent their abode, and they love being the hosts with the most.
Inbaal suggested: ‘Simple, rustic aesthetic and traditional colours suit a tolerant home where spillages and laughter are welcome.’
Colours that lend themselves well to this aesthetic include blues, greens and violets.
LEO – GLAMOROUS AND GOLD
July 23 – August 22
Regal and maximalist, those born under the sign of the Lion prefer a bright and overstated living environment – with plenty of gold for maximum impact
Regal and maximalist, those born under the sign of the Lion prefer a bright and overstated living environment.
They are aligned with a magnanimous aesthetic, and feel most at home when their surroundings look plush and lavish.
‘No other colour can compete with gold, for maximum impact,’ explains the astrologer.
VIRGO – MINIMALIST AND GREY
August 23 – September 22
Practical and sensible, those born under the sign of the Virgin require functional interiors without mess
Practical and sensible, those born under the sign of the Virgin require functional interiors without mess.
They like a neutral feel at home, not too bold, not too dull, and as few distractions as possible, keeping all their sentimental bits and bobs in one corner.
Black, white and grey is their sensible palette of choice according to Inbaal.
It is important for Virgos to have a calming and tranquil atmosphere, which makes a monochrome palette a great choice.
LIBRA – CONTEMPORARY AND WHITE
September 23 – October 22
Libra enjoys a contemporary home decor without fuss and clean white lines. They find it easy to create when surrounded by pale, airy hues
Inbaal explained: ‘Elegant and poised, those born under the sign of the Scales love a subtle, fuss-free environment, that’s gentle on the eye and doesn’t clutter the mind.
‘If there are matching pieces – even better. They find it easy to think and create when surrounded by pale, airy hues.’
Pastel colours are also a good choice as they are placid and have a calming effect.
At the moment pastel colours are extremely popular and the fuss-free libra could easily add hints through blankets and cushions, without adding too many accessories to the home.
SCORPIO – FRENCH COUNTRY WITH VELVET DRAPES AND A BED ANOPY AND PURPLE VELVET
October 23 – November 21
The most gothic sign of the zodiac, Scorpio, likes to take a dramatic yet muted approach to decorating
The most gothic sign of the zodiac likes a dramatic yet muted approach to decorating.
According to Inbaal: ‘Those born under the sign of the Scorpion like a vintage feel with modern accents, and the play of shadow and light, a mixture of textures and the odd unexpected corner makes them come alive.’
Scorpios can have a lot of fun creating their ideal home with velvet throws and cushions, plus black picture frames and door handles.
SAGITTARIUS – ELECTRIC AND TROPICAL
November 22 – December 21
Adventurous and wild, those born under the sign of the Archer enjoy interiors that reflect their untamed spirit
Adventurous and wild, those born under the sign of the Archer enjoy interiors that reflect their untamed spirit.
The celebrity psychic suggested: ‘A mix of colours and a melee of styles, it’s not a mess if you know where everything is.
‘Their lives are made of moments and memories, a happy cheerful soul in a happy colourful home.’
If you are feeling extra valiant, the Archer could consider animal prints and bright jungle-themed wallpaper.
CAPRICORN – SCANDINAVIAN AND CREAM
December 22 – January 19
Capricorns like clean lines, minimalist furniture and clean colours such as white, beige and cream
Mature and business-like, those born under the sign of the Sea-goat need for their environment to flow well, and feel supportive to any of their many endeavours.
There’s no messing about for them, shelves have to be strong, sofas have to be comfy, and the whole lot has to be easy to clean.
Think clean lines, minimalist furniture and clean colours such as cream and beige.
The Scandinavian style of interiors, which is extremely popular at the moment will provide the Capricorn with plenty of inspiration.
AQUARIUS – SHABBY CHIC AND PALE BLUE
January 20 – February 18
To achieve a sleek, modern look, for Aquarius, add pops of colour such as pale blues and greens to offset your white furniture
Creative and quirky, those born under the sign of the Water-bearer enjoy an evocative environment that gives them ideas.
‘Poems, prose or wood-turning, they are involved in some or another art, and a chic environment of soft hues inspires them to create and to feel balanced at home,’ said Inbaal.
To achieve this sleek, modern look, add pops of colour such as pale blues and greens to offset your white furniture.
PISCES – SEASIDE AND SEA BLUE
February 19 – March 20
Watery and emotional, those born under the sign of the Fish love memories and dreams and so opt for a water-inspired environment
Watery and emotional, those born under the sign of the Fish love memories and dreams.
The astrologer explained: ‘Beaches they’ve been to, oceans they haven’t yet explored, the whole world is made of waterways for them, and they love a home that reflects that.
‘Souvenirs, handmade items, seashells they collected themselves, come together to form a dream-like aesthetic.’