Following Christmas, your home usually will be cluttered with Christmas decorations, trees, wrapping papers and more for the past month. Now that Christmas has passed, this is a great time to declutter and reorganize your home to getting yourself ready for the upcoming new year. Here are five easy ways you can follow to freshen up your home for the new year.
1. Refresh your living room with some new pillows
It’s time to put away all the shades of green and red from the living room, and switch to colors that brighten up the room. Throw pillows are the easiest and budget friendly way to transform any space. So, get yourself new pillows in different colors and patterns. Opt for textured pillow to add more warmth to to the living room.
Liven up your living room with a bright colored pillows. Incorporate a faux fur materials to add warmth to the space in the winter.
Besides changing the pillow, you may want to consider letting more natural light enter the room. It will make your living room feel more airy.
2. Clear out the clutter and get organized
A clutter-free space is the best way to start the new year. Declutter your house now and organize your things starting from your wardrobe to the kitchen. A clean and neat space can reduce family stress and make the home feel more peaceful.
Start from your very personal space, the closet. When you can find your things easily, you will have more time to take care of other thing in your home.
Kitchen may be the most messy place after the holidays. It’s time to clean it up and organize the kitchen items.
3. Bring in some greenery
You might want to remove all the Christmas ornaments now, but you can keep some greenery to decorate your home. Create a more simple arrangement to make the ornaments less christmassy. Or, you can also add some fresh potted plants to your room.
Cut some part of your natural Christmas tree then put it in a minimalist black vase. This simple decoration can also bring an instant freshness in your room.
You might wanna keep the garlands that decorates the handrail. A simple white bow is enough for the accent.
4. Add new key piece
Buying a new piece for your home decor can be interesting but remember to spent wisely. You don’t have to break the bank to get a decoration piece that can make an impact for your space. You can find a unique vintage item in flea market or clearance section, for example. After you buy one, the next step is to find the right spot to display it.
A console table can make a great focal point for the entryway. This is a fancy way to greet your guests.
It doesn’t have to be a big item. You can add these wooden vases to your decoration, complete with the dried plants to add a layer of texture to the room.
5. Paint your walls
Paint is the easiest way to transform any space. Choose a bright and cheery hue to refresh your wall. If you want, you can incorporate the 2020 color scheme trends and really get your home ready for the new year.
Pastel colors not only cheer up the room but also give a touch of elegance to the space.
To make it more fun, you can paint the wall using two contrasting colors like in the picture.
We hope the ideas inspire you and help you make a quick change to refresh your home. Start decorating, and get your home ready for the new year.