10 Jul Bringing Nature Indoors
Research shows that being in nature can have a positive effect on your well-being – but did you know that even just looking at nature can benefit your health? Studies show that bringing elements of nature indoors can reduce stress and blood pressure, while increasing productivity and your overall physical and mental health.
That’s why it’s so important to incorporate nature into your home! Here are a few ways you can bring nature indoors:
While bringing live plants into the home is an easy way to experience nature indoors, plants can require a lot of upkeep and not everyone is blessed with a green thumb. Instead, consider incorporating natural elements throughout your home. Materials like stone, wood, and marble feature texture and patterns commonly found in nature, so you’ll still feel the benefits even without live plants. Features like an organic wood slab countertop or a bamboo accent wall will add a touch of warmth and nature to any space.
Large Glass Windows & Doors
Sunlight is an important factor in your general well-being. Floor-to-ceiling glass windows and doors are the perfect way to allow the maximum amount of sunlight into your home; not only does this brighten up the home, but it also opens up the space and makes it appear larger. Plus, you’ll easily be able to see all the beautiful nature that’s just outside your home!
Having a backyard or patio allows you to step out of your home and relax outside. But what if you could experience complete indoor-outdoor living? Large sliding glass doors can remove the barriers between your home and nature, seamlessly connecting your outdoor patio to the interior. This creates one large, open space for you to enjoy the fresh air and sunlight all from the comfort of your home.
Bringing nature into your home is one of the easiest ways to improve your health, without even needing to think about it. Incorporating natural finishes, large windows, and sliding glass doors will open up your home to nature.
At Bella Homes, we love bringing elements of nature into all our homes. A full-service builder, we design our eco-luxury homes to maximize natural light with large glass windows, and we often incorporate complete indoor-outdoor living experiences into our creations. Learn more about our mission here, and check out our available homes today!