Surprisingly easy home-makeover tips
(NC)—Your home is a reflection of your personality and it's easier than you think to let your style shine through. Award-winning interior decorator Laura Stein shares her surprisingly simple design secrets to help freshen up any room. You can find even more tips at www.vim.ca. Here's a snapshot:
Help keep your rooms looking trendy and fresh by switching out pillows and accessories according to the season. In the spring, highlight your room with bright sunny tropical colours like yellow, orange, turquoise or fuchsia. In the fall, deep plum and burnt orange hues will add warmth to the space.
Add some mood-lighting
Proper lighting can really enhance the ambience in all areas of the home. Adding dimmers to your light switches is an easy upgrade that can instantly change the mood.
Make old look new again
Are scuffmarks and stains making your walls look dingy and any rooms unappealing? A high quality cream cleanser will help to keep your walls, baseboards and trim looking like new without having to re-paint. For example, Vim lemon cream has micro-scrubbing particles that remove 100 per cent of dirt to clean your walls and to leave your rooms looking and smelling fresh.
Don't treat your basement like a catchall for clutter. Clean and freshen up by getting organized with unique storage solutions, such as deep drawers under the stairs for toys or seasonal gear.
Spiff up your bathroom with designer touches like rolled hand-towels in baskets, coordinating containers on a beautiful tray and fresh-cut flowers.
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