Home Projects You Should Start This Spring

It’s that time of year! Warm weather, blossoms, new life, and renewal is coming your way, and you should get in on the action!

The best place to start is in the home – so follow some of these tips, tricks, and ideas to transform your living space into the spring fling it deserves to be.

Paint the House

The most obvious differences can be made with a new paint job. The outside can be transformed into a new aesthetic, and the inside can bring about an entirely different feeling as you enter each room.

Ask yourself, what is the “look” that you want to cultivate? Is it something quick and refreshing like a slight change in the color tone, or is it a robust remix of the house’s entire vibe?

Check out paint swatches or pallets from your local hardware store to help you make the best choice to revitalize your home life.

And when you finally make a decision, make sure to go through the proper cleaning process so that the paint job comes out high-quality.

Start a Garden

A garden can add color to your backyard and provide fresh produce for your kitchen. It also can improve the natural environment in a small but sure way and even helps your mental health.

And what a great activity for the family! Figure out what kind of flowers, produce, or herbs you would like to grow.

Make sure to do the research on the specific needs of each plant, as well as the proper method to fertilize them and the soil that will be needed.

There are also many little helpful tips you can find – for example, you get ladybugs to eat the aphids that often ravage tomato plants. While definitely a bit of an investment, the results will be worth it!

Rearrange Everything

Sometimes there is nothing you need more than a fresh start. Along with new colors and new projects, the simple act of rearranging or replacing all of your furniture, light fixtures, and internal decorations can completely revitalize how a room makes you feel.

Try to maximize space, comfort, and natural light in order to make rooms feel more peaceful and relaxing.

If you have a chronic problem with clutter (those with kids will understand) use this as an opportunity to find and designate space specifically for what never seems to get put away.

Having a united, peaceful aesthetic in the home does wonders for the mind.

As you work on these new projects in time for the renewal of spring, you will undoubtedly begin to feel as new as the house does. Just remember: at the end of the day, it should be fun!

Check out this article on DIY methods for cleaning carpets and removing stains!

Maire Shield

Maire Shield worked for 15 years as an interior design consultant in Albuquerque and is now retired after selling her business. She now shares her experience and knowledge through blogging to help other people create a beautiful home for themselves.

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