When spring rolls around, it's natural to want to put the cold days of winter behind us. But changing the entire look of your house each season can be expensive. Take this quiz about brightening your house for spring without breaking your bank account.
When it comes to home decoration, the moods of different seasons call for different colors. Spring works with vibrant reds and oranges, and bright pastels.
In addition to this do-it-yourself cleaning solution, you can also use newspapers in place of rags to clean without leaving streaks on the glass.
Even for people who are conscientious about keeping their homes clean, the build-up of old items can contribute to a lack of order.
Wood ash contains mainly chemical compounds that make good nutrients for your plants.
Remind yourself you won't be needing to light a fire for a long time by putting colorful candles in front of your fireplace.
Furniture is too expensive to replace each season, but that doesn't mean you can't spruce it up with some nice accessories.
Sisal is a slightly rough but still soft fiber that can be made into a light mat -- the perfect feel for the season of renewal and rebirth.
Flowers are a great way to brighten your springtime house. By planting them at the right time, they will be ready for the spring season.
Different types of flowers bloom at different times, so by diversifying your garden you will have flowers available throughout the season.
While it is unlikely that you would want to repaint the walls of a room in your house every season, timing a repaint for spring may be well worth the effort.
By changing the paint color on the wall that you first see when entering a room, you can maximize impact for just a small price.
New fabric can add a bright seasonal look to your patio furniture, and getting new covers made for your cushions is much less expensive than replacing the whole set.
An empty coat rack looks much more like spring than one that is full of heavy coats. Put them away for a few seasons until you really get cold.
Bamboo is another material that can be used for blinds that will allow sunshine in, block the view from outside and provide a springlike look to the bathroom itself.
Sheer material in front of your windows allows light to penetrate and feels extra spring-like when the soft breeze blows past it through an open window.