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How to create a fresh spring or summer look in your home

With spring in full swing and summer just around the corner, you might think that your home is looking tired and in need of a refresh. While it is great to try to have the latest looks and trends, most people also have to consider the practicalities and the expense. If you are embarking on a large clearing or redecoration project it is worth contacting a Swansea skip hire company so you can throw away all your unwanted items in one go without having to make multiple trips to your local household recycling centre. Here we look at some ways to get your home ready for spring.

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According to the Telegraph, home design trends include tropical- and jungle-themed prints as well as a touch of art deco glamour. However, if your budget won’t stretch to the latest designer looks and trends, then it is still possible to give your house a boost for spring without breaking the bank.

Just a Declutter

Having a good clear out of ‘stuff’ is a great way to start getting your home ready for spring. Clearing a room at a time and sorting things into ‘throw out’, ‘sell or recycle’ and ‘keep’ is incredibly therapeutic. If there are any items that you think are suitable for selling, then the money you make could even be put towards refreshing your home decor.

Sprucing Up Your Furnishings

Once the declutter is complete, you will need to decide if you are going for a complete revamp or just a freshen-up. If it’s just a freshen-up, then this could mean a variety of things depending on the room. For example, in a sitting room it could mean replacing cushions and curtains, while in a bedroom it could mean changing bedding and furniture. Sometimes the addition of something simple like a mirror or a lamp is enough to transform the look of a room.

Wholesale Redecoration

An alternative to simply changing some of your furnishings is to go for a major redecoration. If you are going to opt for one of the current trends, it is a good idea to think about whether it will last and is something you will still like in a year’s time. As well as redecorating, you might also be thinking about removing old carpets and replacing them with a new flooring type to suit your family needs.

This goes to show that that there are many things, including small things, that you can do to get your home ready for the spring. They don’t all involve major work or redecoration, and sometimes less is more.