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5 Tips to Spruce Up Your Home

Tired of the way your home looks? Don’t move or start a remodeling project just yet. Making small changes can completely change the vibe of your home. Try these budget-friendly tips for sprucing up your home.

1. Give Your Windows a Facelift

Curtains and draperies are chameleons. They work hard at blocking light and sound, heat and cold. They’re also extraordinarily decorative and add enormous personality to a room.

Using Curtains and Draperies in Your Home Decor

2. Try a New Decorating Aesthetic

Never underestimate the power of changing your attitude. The principles of Feng Shui are followed around the world. Adding some Feng Shui elements to your home might change your whole outlook.

Energize Life Areas with Color and the Feng Shui Octagon

3. Cut the Clutter in Your Home

Clutter collects all over your house, creating visual and physical distress. De-cluttering can be your technique to help reduce stress and give your home a new atmosphere. After you’ve psyched yourself up for some serious de-cluttering, try using new clutter-busting techniques.

How to Get Rid of Clutter

4. Pick a New Wall Color

Painting changes the look, the feel, and the atmosphere of a room. It’s easy to stress out about which green is too green, and which white has the right gray undertone. But using professional tips transforms your paint picking journey into a fun experience. And painting is usually cheaper (and easier) than wallpapering a room.

How to Pick Paint Colors

5. Freshen Up a Room with New Accessories

Accessories transform a house into a home. Adding new pieces here and there infuse a room with a sense of newness. If you’ve made the accessory yourself, even better, because it’ll have a story to go with.

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