Redecorating Right: Tips for Making the House Feel Fresh

Redecorating Right: Tips for Making the House Feel Fresh
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    One of the keys to keeping your living space pleasant is to periodically update the look. If you keep the same look year after year, it will begin to get old after a while, no matter how beautiful it is.

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Updating your home with some fresh design ideas will make a very positive change in your life, and can help to lift your spirits. Here is a look at some great ideas you can use to keep your home looking fresh year round.

A Fresh Coat of Paint

There is no faster, or more powerful way to instantly update your home with a fresh look than to start painting. When you give a room a fresh coat of paint, you can update it with a completely new look even without making any other changes. This is a great way to give any room in your home a fresh look for a bare minimum of expense. Find a day you have free and make it fun by having friends over to help you get the work done quickly and enjoy a movie night or dinner together later.

Update the Floor Coverings

Another powerful way to instantly transform the look in any room in your home is to update the floor coverings. If you have carpet, think about putting down a new rug. You could also remove the carpet and create a beautiful hardwood look instead. If you already have hardwood floors, you can refinish them to breathe new life into your home. Choose a new look and get the work done quickly for something you can enjoy for years to come.

Change the Furniture

There are a number of ways you can change the furniture in your home to give it a new look. Of course, you can go out and buy new furniture, but there are more inexpensive ways to make furniture changes. Recovering pieces of furniture in new fabric can give them new life. Even simply rearranging the furniture in your home is a great way to inject some new life into your design scheme. Get furniture that can also double as storage for books, magazines and more with shelves in the back of a sofa, or a side table that doubles as a handsome wood dog crate for home pets.

Update the Window Treatments

One of the more overlooked ways of updating your home’s look is to change the window treatments. This is a quick and powerful method of creating a new look in any room in your home, and you will find that it is a very economical way to update your home’s design. Go for a floor length flowy material, or hard wood shutters. It is a quick way to change a room’s personality.

Add Plants

You can literally add new life to your home by adding some plants throughout. This is a great way to improve the look of your home, and adding several plants in your home will improve your indoor air quality as well. Make sure they get plenty of sun and a place to collect water. If you don’t have a good place for growing plants, fake ones can work just as well to give a little bit of green to your look.

Inject new life into your home! Make sure to periodically make updates like these so that your home is always fresh and pleasant. It doesn’t take a lot of effort to keep your home updated, and it is well worth the effort.

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