I can't tell you why, but as a kid I remember visiting a lot of display homes out in display suburbs. They were always huge and new, with sparkling kitchens and great backyards, and while now, I tip my hat to the decorator burdened with filling these fake homes with non-descript decor suitable for inspiring real people that this could be their new home, they always felt empty.
Turning a new place into a home is all about injecting a bit of your personality into the space a round you. Easier said than done? Here are seven buys that will get you there.