It’s winter and we’re stuck inside a lot. Here are 10 cheap ways to improve your surroundings when it’s too cold to do anything outside.
So how can we feel better about our surroundings without breaking the bank?
Make Your Bed:
This is a simple step and one we often skip due to lack of time. But I know that I feel better when I walk into my bedroom and see my bed made.
Find Furniture To Use As A Kitchen Island:
Shop your home, attic, basement or garage for a piece of furniture to use as a kitchen island. It will give you more horizontal space, and your kitchen a whole different look.
This is a good way to add more surface space to your kitchen.
Buy A Few House Plants To Bring Nature Inside:
House plants are relatively cheap if you buy small ones. They grow pretty fast if you give them proper care.
Plants purify the air you breathe. And I always feel happy when I see something green growing in my home.
If you have a friend who also has house plants, maybe you can swap cuttings.
Make New Pillows Or Swap Them Out:
Make or buy new throw pillows. Add an extra punch of color to energize your space. If you use pillow covers, this might be a good time to change the covers.
Rearrange Book Shelves Differently:
Take everything out of book shelves. Give them a good cleaning and dusting. Then rearrange your things in a different way than you normally do. Shelves artfully arranged become works of art.
Get Creative With Candle Holders:
Think outside the box when it comes to candles. There are all sorts of ways to arrange them that will make a beautiful display from objects you wouldn’t normally think of using.
Change Tabletop Displays:
Layer and lean mirrors or paintings on a piece of furniture in a new way.
Bring in fresh flowers or a plant and place in front of a mirror.
Change Tabletop Decor:
Rearrange objects on your coffee table.
Shop your home and find new things that you haven’t displayed there before. It will give this horizontal space new life.
Get Creative With Washi Tape:
Create A Terrarium:
Create a terrarium. A terrarium is a little microcosm of nature. Bringing nature into your home gives can keep you going until spring arrives.
What ways do you change up your space without spending money or spending very little?