So here we are battling through the early stages of January, Christmas is over, the trimmings are down, and the house looks, well…bare!
If you are like us, we hate having to take down the Christmas decorations that have hidden imperfections and that annoying patch on the ceiling that you really need to repair. The one you have placed a shiny decoration over all Christmas, so you forget about it…until now.
Why not use this opportunity whilst the weather is bleak to brighten up your home with a low-cost new year makeover?
1. An easy mess free way to hang a curtain rod
If you’re in a bind and need to hang some curtains without damaging the walls, why not use some Command Hooks instead?
3. Can’t decide on the right colour? Use this online tool
We know it can be tough to choose the right colour for your room, or even agree on a colour with your significant other. Well thanks to this super tool tool you can virtually see how a colour might look in your room at home. Welcome to the future of decorating!
4. Tread the boards in style
Rejuvenate your tired looking floors with a shiny new paint job. From tatty vinyl to weary looking wood, a splash of paint is a great and cost effective way to brighten up your home and add a little colour into your step.
8. Create a warm cosy feeling
Celebrate the new year with some candles.
9. Organise your clothes with a bit of finesse
Colour coding your drawers is not only fun but can be used as a learning tool for the kids. Red for socks and pants, orange for t-shirts…need I say more!?
10. Fed up of those lop sided wonky pictures?
If you are a novice at DIY like me and the thought of being able to hang things on the wall straight makes you want to scream, follow this simple 3-step guide to create a straight hanging masterpiece every time.
We hope you find our 10 simple hacks to brighten up your home as useful as we did.