Refreshing The Home, Because Why Not?

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As much as you can fall in love with your home when you first move in and make it your own, there will also always be a time where it feels tired and old. While you still enjoy living there, it doesn’t spark the happiness that you once experienced, but just because these feelings have dissipated, doesn’t mean they are gone forever. 

If you’re looking for a way to fall back in love with your home, you don’t need to make wholesale changes, but instead, focus on the smallest parts of the home. Often, it is these little quirks and intricacies of the house that can bring it back to what you loved. With this in mind, here is where you can start. 

Tidy Up the Mind

You can’t fall in love with your home all over again if you can’t even think straight. Tidying up the mind will help you manage your house better, so get some boxes out and go through the home to remove the clutter that you’ve accumulated over the years. 

You will be astonished at how much stuff you have that you don’t need. From here, you can start getting ruthless, throwing out, or rather donating old clothes, games, books, and more. It won’t just make your house feel tidier, but also larger. You won’t groan every time you need to look for something in the cupboard, but instead, enjoy a home that is neat and organized. 

The Clearest View

Your windows are an often neglected part of the home, but they are one of the essential elements that will help your home feel refreshed. Replacing the windows and the frames can be an expensive job, though. But, if you want to enjoy an unobstructed view with durable and dependable framing, then it’s an excellent place to start. 

Similarly, you can also clean the windows you have at the minute, and when you see clean, it means clean. Polishing the window often isn’t enough. If you want that clean shine to give you a crystal clear view of the street and your surroundings, cleaning the windows properly is how to do so. 

A Green, Green Garden

You can’t spend your whole time inside cleaning the house or decluttering it, though, so if you’ve got a garden, take the chance to get yourself outside. Planting flowers, herbs, or even fruit and vegetables will give you something to do, and also add some colour to your backyard. 

When you’ve done this, you can enjoy a garden that makes you feel calm and comfortable. It can take some time to get it perfect, but once you do, you’ll be happy to sit in a deck chair, sunning yourself, and listening to the sounds of nature all around you. 

A Home, Refreshed

Refreshing the home can feel like a daunting task if you’re not sure where to begin. However, it can be a rewarding and even enjoyable project to start when you have the time. Rather than go too far and tear up the blueprints to start again, instead consider how you can make the home look and feel amazing again by focusing on the little things. 

Sarah x

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4 Comments

  1. April 18, 2020 / 5:20 pm

    I have so mant DIY projects on the go right now haha
    Rosie

  2. May 7, 2020 / 10:31 pm

    We’re moving out of our home soon but I can’t wait to have my own house and make it perfect for us!

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