Spring is right around the corner, and that mean’s it is time to spruce up the home for warmer weather, longer days and more sunshine. When we think about the notion of “spring cleaning” however, that can be a little overwhelming. Instead of focusing on just the typical cleaning, organizing and sorting, we’ve come up with some ways to brighten up your living spaces and bring some energy back into your home.
- Fresh flowers: Whether they are from the store or grown in your own garden, fresh flowers are an easy fix that bring real life to any home. Mason jars make great vases, and tying a bright piece of ribbon around one is the perfect accent. In the kitchen, window sill or on a bedroom side table, flowers will be a reminder that spring has sprung!
- All-natural scents: Fresh flowers are a great place to start when wanting to bring in natural scents and smells to your home. Another great way is through fresh herbs, which bring true, vibrant smells into the home. Herbs like basil, thyme and rosemary add wonderful fragrance to a kitchen and are easy to take care of in a small, potted plant. They also make great additions to any dish by adding delicious flavor.
- Bright colors: People tend to gravitate toward darker colors during the fall and winter months. As Spring approaches, it might be a good time to swap those blacks, dark blues and grays out for vibrant tones and swatches. Easy ways to do this are fun throws and blankets on couches and beds, patterned pillows for arm chairs and bright picture frames that light up a room. Don’t think you have to re-decorate the entire house to brighten up each and every room. Small swaps will make your room alive with color!
- Natural light: As our days get longer and the sun stays up, it’s a great time to take advantage of natural light. Open up those dusty blinds and pull back the shades to let natural light fill main rooms in your home. Not only does natural light do wonders for your mood, it will help create welcoming vibes for your family and guests.
It’s fun to play around with colors, patterns and other decor that will spruce up your home for a wonderful spring season. Don’t be afraid to step out of your comfort zone and try something new when you want to bring more life into your house as the seasons change!
Spring cleaning is always fun when you live in a Garbett Home. Garbett Homes is one of the premier new home builders in Salt Lake City. Imagine a place where a house becomes a home in a location you always dreamed of. Garbett Homes offers energy efficient homes in Salt Lake City that can meet every one of your needs.