After a long winter, nothing brightens a homeowner’s heart like the first few days of spring—a time to trade in the boots for the gardening gloves and freshen up your surroundings.
Whether you’re looking for a leg up to a quick spring sale or simply want to let in the light and bright that accompanies the season, consumer editors at Wisebread.com offer seven tips to help make it happen:
It all starts here, so pour equal parts white vinegar and water into a spray bottle and add a little elbow grease to sharpen up your view of all that lovely spring greenery.
Making a few little changes can perk up the appeal of any room. Rather than going over the top, consider purchasing new towels for the bathroom, hanging new pictures on the wall or placing new pillows on the sofa. If the budget is tight, check for new or used bargains at thrift or online stores.
Whether you add a few plants, start a windowsill herb garden or arrange a few fresh-cut flowers, adding some color is one terrific way to do away with winter doldrums.
Nothing gives a kitchen a more updated look more quickly than adding some spiffy new hardware. Replace those knobs and drawer pulls to add style and glamour without laying out much money.
Make a splashy change in one area of your home that will bring a smile to your face. Whether it’s colorful bed linens, a new area rug or the dining room light fixture of your dreams, splurging in one area (within reason) is the perfect way to say hello to spring.