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Put some spring into your homes ambiance

(NC) Spring is the season of rejuvenation. Getting in the spring mindset starts with refreshing your nest, and updating your homes décor. Updating your home for the spring season can be as simple as organizing winter clutter, freshening the décor, and a few DIY projects that anyone can do.

Here are some tips that will have your home looking rejuvenated and you feeling excited for the spring months ahead:

Spring-cleaning is an obvious starting point for any homeowner at this time of year. This may seem like a daunting task, however it is important to organize and store winter equipment and clothes to avoid clutter. While spring-cleaning creates physical space for updates and change, its most important feature is clearing your mind's canvas and allowing the creative juices to flow.

Splash of colour: Adding colour to your homes décor is a simple change that will energize the atmosphere inside your home and prepare you for prolonged sunlight. Replacing throw pillows and tablemats with a brighter alternative are two examples of ways in which we can liven our homes décor. Also adding fresh flowers will give any room some added colour, while providing a nice fragrance that enhances the spring theme.

Bring furniture to life: Another effective way to revitalize the look of your home is to update interior wood surfaces. Applying a fresh wood finish to furniture, wood cabinets, and wood accessories is a simple DIY project that will modernize outdated furniture. For a fast, easy experience use Minwax Wood Finishing Cloths. The finishing wipes come in a variety of colours such as Natural Oak, Maple, Chestnut, Dark Mahogany, and Walnut. For best results lightly sand the wood surface and remove all standing dust before starting. Then simply use the cloth to wipe on the stain and finish using the pre-moistened cloths, wipe off the excess with a clean rag, let dry for an hour. For a darker color and sheen, apply a second coat using a fresh cloth.

Updating your home for the spring months is a great way to shake the winter blues. Preparing your home does not need to be a strenuous process, as simple DIY projects and décor updates can have you feeling confident and excited for the months to come.

For more home upgrade tips and DIY solutions visit www.minxwax.com.

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