Detox Your Home in 4 Steps

Gain the wellbeing benefits of living in a healthier living space

The space we live in has a massive impact on our health, mental wellbeing and overall happiness. With everything that happens in our day-to-day life, we don’t often stop and pay attention to the little things that may affect our mood. This is part of why it’s so important to take the time to step back and reorientate ourselves. Since a clear space around us reflects a clear space within each of us, Naomi Brand from Brand Collective Property Styling has put together 4 ways to detox your home and give yourself a healthier mindset.


De-clutter and breathe life back into your home

When I’m styling someone’s home, one of the first things I notice is an abundance of items in every room taking up unnecessary space. This can be gifts that never went to good use, appliances we don’t use anymore, or sentimental items.

Of course, life is about the little, sentimental moments and a lot of these items represent that. A lot of smaller items are kept around by habit though, and serve only to remove space in your home, making you feel like you have less room around you.

For every room, it’s important to look at each particular item and ask yourself if it helps the space or hinders it.

Create a sense of harmony and remove conflict

Creating cohesion in your home gets rid of any confusion in the space. This can be as simple as minimising the amount of strong colours to a few complimentary tones in each room. Another great way to create cohesion is to identify the style you want in each room and focus on that type of furniture. Mixing styles like contemporary, mid-century modern, coastal and classical can work in select situations, but it’s always safe to let one style take over a room.

Think of every room as having its own identity – when you remove conflicting colours, shapes and styles, while honing in one particular style, you are defining that identity. This brings clarity to your home, ultimately removing conflict, which helps give you a more peaceful state of mind when you’re at home.


Let your home tell a story

Your home is defined by the story you are telling. It’s really all in the details. The way you use different textures and colours to create a mood. It’s in using certain styles and eras of furniture to bring context into your home. Sometimes creating a story is as simple as feature walls or moulding a room around a central piece of furniture with a strong personality.

Most of all, all good stories have a climax – what is the most impactful and breathtaking part of your home? Is it a view? An outdoor area? A captivatingly styled dining room where all your friends and family come together? Find your home’s moment and let the whole home flow towards it, like any great narrative.

Stories in the home create connections, memories and flow throughout the rooms. Let your home reveal the story it wants to tell.


Give your space a sense of personality

This one is simple but it’s so often overlooked. It’s about balancing the removal of clutter while still maintaining a sense of who you are in your home. What does the space you live in say about you?

Creating a clearer space in your home is essential to giving yourself healthier mental wellbeing, but it doesn’t mean that you have to take away all sentimental possessions that mean something to you. We all have pieces we can’t live without and that’s exactly what life is about – holding on to the things that matter to us and make us happy, while getting rid of anything that only takes up space. That’s really the core value in detoxing your home.



Naomi Brand is very creative, extremely proffesional and a lovely person. We have used her services for many years and she has never let us down. I recommend her to anyone who is considering styling their home.

Graham Bennet


Naomi did a fabulous job styling our property for sale. Our apartment looked effortlessly sophisticated and the pieces she chose made the most of our apartments natural assets

Nicole Marusic

Naomi’s service and advice was invaluable. She excels at her craft and is an absolute pleasure to deal with. Highly recommended!

Tracey Croke

Naomi and the Brand Collective team are fantastic and I highly recommend their services. Naomi goes above and beyond to ensure her clients get the best service possible. Her style is fresh and always on trend- the ultimate professional.

Mae Chan


Naomi is fabulous! She styled my home in preparation for selling and managed to make it look amazing with her creativity and attention to detail. I trusted her judgement and ideas so much that I asked her to furnish my new home which she did beautifully. She is easy to talk to and collaborates on all ideas ensuring that I have a home I’m comfortable with. I would recommend her without any hesitation.

Heather Windfield

Brand Collective are our recommended property stylists. Naomi always goes above and beyond to meet and achieve our clients needs. A broad range of furniture to suit any style of home. We would highly reccomend them to anyone looking to style their property and maximise the sale of their home.

Christine Barnabas

I would highly recommend Naomi & Brand Collective Styling. My clients & myself have been very pleased with the service and the styling.

Kerry-Anne Nielsen

Red Property

I’ve been working with Naomi now for several years and I love the enthusiasm she brings to her work and her creativity always shines through. Highly recommended.

Alex Augustyniak


Naomi does such amazing work! Would recommend her stylish eye to anyone looking to refresh or restyle their home.

Sarah Boggs

As a sales person in a competitive market we are always looking for the best. Naomi from Band Collective delivered the best styling package by far. She was a great communicator and worked well with our clients which assisted us in getting a great result. Property styling can make a huge difference to the final result. I would highly recommend Naomi to anyone looking for a professional.

Karen Joseph

First National


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