Whether you’ve just moved into a home or have lived there for years, you want it to be a place of solace and relaxation. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the reality, as your home can often feel stale, claustrophobic, and overwhelming. Thankfully, there are easy ways that you can rejuvenate your home and breathe new life into the walls. These tips will help you turn your home into a wonderful place of relaxation and comfort that you can’t wait to return to!
Declutter and Organize
This is a common step that most people know about, but people view it as something they have to do all at once. If you want to refresh your home and stay sane in the process, do some decluttering and organizing here and there. If you have the energy and time to do it all at once, go for it. However, it will need to be a much slower process for most people.
Instead of getting demotivated by the amount of stuff you have, tackle every room individually. It will lighten your load, and you can start to see progress quickly. If the idea of decluttering seems scary, you can also do the one-a-day method. Here, you’ll need to find one thing every day that you either get rid of, donate, or find a better place for.
Invest in Plants
Investing in some plants is an effective way to rejuvenate your home and give it a new feeling. Plants are an incredible addition to any space, especially your home. They look great and can break up the monotony in your home, but they also have other benefits, such as:
- Improved air quality
- Reduced stress
- Boosted productivity
- Therapeutic effects
Plants are a great addition to any home, but if you’re a busy bee and don’t have the time to maintain these plants, maybe consider some succulents. These plants can better withstand droughts. They require less watering, but there are still some must-know tips for watering succulents that you need if you want them to thrive.
Test Out Some New Colors
Another way you can rejuvenate your home is by testing out some new colors. A new color may seem like it won’t do much for your home, but it’s a great way to spice things up. Many homeowners will turn to their kitchen first, painting their cabinets a new color. This strategy is great, but you can also go for more simple changes, like investing in a newly colored cover for couch cushions or a bright pillow or blanket. New colors don’t need to overwhelm your home—they can add to it, contributing to a more bright and airy feeling.
These are some of the best ways that you can rejuvenate your home and turn it into a positive space again. Your home is a place for relaxation, but years of living and clutter can often get in the way. You won’t be in a new home, but your home will feel new when you take these necessary rejuvenation steps.
Dianne Pajo is a Certified Personal Trainer based out of the Chicagoland area with a passion for music, combat sports, and animals. She enjoys competing in amateur boxing and kickboxing, but in her other leisure time, you can find her outdoors and performing music around the city. She is also a dog mom of 2.