Re-Invent your SpaceA Home Owners Guide to a Beautiful Home

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Do you have an empty wall that needs some love? A room that needs uplifting? Decorating your house or adding new things to your decor can be refreshing and sometimes much needed! It can completely transform an entire room, even if it's the smallest change. From a new coat of paint, artwork, throw pillows, plants, shelves and more. There are so many amazing ideas to change up your space, and it doesn’t have to cost you a fortune!

Check out our Pinterest Page for all the inspiration you may need to re-invent your home!

Artwork

Artwork can be pricey, especially when it comes to different artists or size of the paintings. No need to worry, there’s no need to purchase expensive art when you may have little artists running around the house! Your kids! If you have your kids’ paintings and drawings scattered around the house or stored away, they can be used to make beautiful decorations for your walls. Take artwork that has been created on paper and find different sized picture frames according to the size of the artwork. Hang in a neat and tidy layout in your kitchen, hallway, bedroom or in the living room. Your kids will love having their artwork on display and it will make your space feel welcoming every time you come home.

Garden Oasis

Adding plants (whether they are real or fake) can add life, color and freshness to your space. Plants can be added by hanging them from the ceiling, placing them on shelves, resting them on the floor or hung from the wall.

Here’s a beautiful example and step by step instructions to adding mason jar potted plants to your home:
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Supplies:

  • 32 Ounce Mason Jars
  • Small stones
  • Herbs (either seeds or pre-grown seedlings)
  • Potting soil
  • Activated charcoal
  • Popsicle sticks to label your plants
 
Instructions:
  • Place a 1-inch layer of stones in the bottom of each mason jar.
  • Add a thin layer of activated charcoal on top of the stones.
  • If planting seedlings, fill part way with potting mix. Then add your seedling and fill in around it with more soil.
  • If planting seeds, fill to 1/2-inch below the edge of the jar. Place 3 to 4 seeds in the center and press into the soil slightly. Cover with a shallow dusting of soil. Water so soil is damp but not waterlogged.
  • Place jar(s) in your sunniest window and water only when the soil 2 inches below the surface feels dry to the touch.

De-Clutter - Make Room

This may seem like a simple tip but taking the time to declutter, clean up, and organize your space can make any room feel bigger and less cluttered. If you have a small kitchen, dining room, or even bedroom, having it filled with items you may no longer need can make it feel even smaller. Time to take some time to organize and throw out unwanted items. Here are a few tips to help you out!

 - Add shelves: With shelves, you can add decorations, picture frames, buckets/containers or bowls to help with clutter. 

- Add hooks to reduce clutter from the floor or drawers. You can hang anything from clothing, hats, scarves or even jewelry. 

- Add buckets and bigger containers stacked on top of each other. This will create more floor space and will also help you organize your things. You could do this in the kitchen for kitchen items or in your kid’s room for toys and clothing.We want to see how YOU transform your space, tag us in your home decoration transformations and we’ll check out your work!

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