And just like that, this year is almost over. As the New Year approaches, you can sometimes start to think about freshening up areas of your life. Aside from any resolutions that you may be setting in relation to your health, habits or career, you might want to think about sprucing up your home.
You might not want to commit to a full refurb next year, but a small spruce might just be what you’re looking for. If you want to make a few quick fixes, take a look at these ideas on how you can make a difference to your home.
First up, it’s always helpful to think about switching up the accessories you have around the home. You might not want to change all of the furniture that you have, but you can update the furnishings to make a world of differences. If you have a basic backdrop, such as neutral furniture, it’s really easy to add in new colors or textures to make a room look completely brand new.
Focus On One Room
If you are keen to make quick fixes all in one room, you can get a lot done in a short amount of time. If you’re looking to achieve a new design, by doing it in one room, you can make it both affordable and manageable. Take the living room as an example, you can paint, change the flooring and add in new access in a short space of time.
Freshen Up The Accents
Sometimes, the accents in the a room can make a massive difference to the overall look and feel. Small areas, such as door and window frames or even shelving, can have an overall impact on the rest of the room. By repainting each of them, or just a few of them, you can freshen up the entire house. It may even look like you’ve redone your entire decor. Or, alternatively, you might want to add a feature wall to achieve the same effect.
Sometimes, you can make all the difference to a home by focusing on the outside. Tidying up your garden can make an improvement to the entire house. By clearing weeds, adding in a wood fence or replacing the old one, it can be given a new lease of life. And, if you start it now, you’ll make your spring work all the more easier, as it’ll only be the planting that’s left to do.
Change A Colour Scheme
One of the quickest way to update your home decor is by changing a color scheme that you currently have. Say you have cream walls around the home or in a few rooms, or a white bathroom suite or kitchen cupboards. By changing the accents, painting the cabinets or the accessories in the room to a new color, it’ll look bright and fresh.
The difference you can make to your home in small ways can be outstanding. You don’t have to have the biggest of budgets or a lot of time to freshen up your decor ahead of the New Year.