With spring fast approaching, it's always nice to spruce up your home. Here's ten suggestions that will have your home feeling like a new sanctuary.
Everyone's heard of spring-cleaning, but what about spring sprucing. Here are our top ten suggestions to spruce up your home this spring. With everything from paint to mirror reflections, there's something to get every home looking A-class on a budget.
1. Six-month rule
A successful spring clean spruce is never complete without abiding by the six-month rule. This six-month rule states "if you haven't used it in six months, throw it out". This rule helps to ensure you have a thorough spring clean and a weight is certainly lifted when you see how much unnecessary items you were hoarding.
Looking for a natural way to spruce your home? Look no further than greenery. Plants on the inside can help re-energise your space while purifying the air, allowing you to feel cleaner and healthier. To be different this spring, why not try growing a herb garden in the kitchen and enjoy fresh aromas too.
3. Paint and bright pops of colour
An oldie, but a goodie is a splash of paint or a pop of colour through decorative touches. A splash of paint provides a big effect for minimal effort, particularly if you pick a nice bold colour such as, ultraviolet (colour of the year) or a bold emerald green. If you're not ready for a big change, introduce some new coloured cushions into your space and watch it transform before your eyes.
4. Honeycomb style organisers
If you're tired of struggling to locate items in your drawers, why not try honeycomb style organisers. These separators ensure all your clothing items, such as socks and jumpers have their own space making everything easier to locate in a hurry.
5. Lemon juice
Get rid of unwanted soap- scum through lemon juice. The bright yellow fruit is the perfect solution to soap- scum build up. Grab a rag, some lemon juice, a little water and scrub to have those tiles looking brand new.
If you don't have the time to paint or wish for something more intricate, wallpaper is your solution. With so many varieties and features, it's easy to revamp a space with some glue and a quirky print. For something different, why not try including wallpaper into your kitchen on the fridge.
7. Mounted hooks
It's easy for the space under our kitchen sinks to become a mess with all the cleaning products kept there, but mounted hooks are sure to reduce it. Placing mounted hooks on your cupboard will allow you to hang cleaning products and cloths. This will make other products easier to locate and reduce the clutter.
8. Mirror reflection
Nothing says spring, like natural light. Bring more natural light into your home by using mirrors as a reflective surface for the light to bounce off hitting your personal effects and making your space feel more open and warm.
9. Hanging shelves
Looking for a DIY project for spring? Why not create some hanging shelves. Hanging shelves are a great way to inject personality into a room. Place family photos, candles and books on them to have everyone eyeing your new practical wall art.
10. Rearrange your furniture
Lastly, give your home a new lease of life by rearranging the furniture. Rearranging the furniture can be a fun way to spruce up your home and make the space feel more open and inviting or cosy in the winter months. In addition to this, it allows for a thorough cleaning in spaces, which may have been overlooked previously.