Ten Ways to Freshen Your Home for Spring

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Wintertime can be cozy and warm, but it can also make things feel pretty
stuffy once spring starts to come. Bringing some freshness into your home is
surprisingly simple, and can make a big difference in how you feel and how
your home looks. Here are ten easy tips to freshen up your home - this spring
or anytime!

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Ten Ways to Freshen Your Home for Spring

  1. 1. Ten Ways to Freshen Your Home for SpringWintertime can be cozy and warm, but it can also make things feel prettystuffy once spring starts to come. Bringing some freshness into your home issurprisingly simple, and can make a big difference in how you feel and howyour home looks. Here are ten easy tips to freshen up your home - this springor anytime!1. Add ColorWhile repainting a room is one way to do this, were talking about easy waysto freshen up! So to add a pop of fresh color, try these ideas:* Put some colorful throw pillows on furniture* Put up colorful window treatments and/or drapes
  2. 2. * Brightly-colored placemats and table runners add color to your table* Decorate with fresh fruit and flowers to add a colorful punch* Lay down one or two bright throw rugs* Hang tapestries or throw rugs on the walls for beautiful color2. Wipe Down WallsThis doesnt have to be complicated - just a bucket of sudsy water and asponge, and you can remove years of grime from your walls. It may look like afresh coat of paint, and its a lot easier and cheaper than painting!3. Polish Wooden FurnitureThis not only makes your wooden furniture gleam; it also makes your homesmell great. Use something lemon-y for a really bright, clean scent. You canmake your own furniture polish using olive oil and lemon essential oil if youlike.4. HouseplantsAdd some healthy, green houseplants to your windowsills and bring awonderfully lively look to your rooms. Hanging houseplants also add dramaand greenery. If you choose varieties that clean the air, then youll literally befreshening things up by making the air cleaner!5. Get Rid of ClutterAn easy tip for getting rid of clutter is to invest in some simple, freshcontainers like baskets and painted boxes and store your items there.
  3. 3. 6. Dust!Its amazing how much fresher a room looks after a good dusting. Go over allobjects with a duster and vacuum and wash items if necessary.7. LightingUse blue, "outdoor" type lighting in your home to bring a fresh feeling indoors.If you can, make as much use of natural lighting as possible now that wintersover.8. Change the DrapesTake down heavy drapes and put up light, minimal window coverings that letin plenty of light.9. Add MirrorsAdding a mirror to your space brings light and shiny brightness to a room.Mirrors also make a room look bigger. Add a few and admire the effect!10. Change Wall DecorDo you have wall art sitting in storage? Maybe its time to take some down andput up new wall art. You can, of course, buy or make wall art to add a freshnew look.Brought to you by http://www.homemaking-ebooks.infoGraphic by http://graphicsfairy.blogspot.com

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