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10 Tips + DIY Ideas to Refresh Your Home for Spring

Am I the only one who catches the nesting bug come spring? There’s something about opening the windows, letting the fresh air inside, and tackling all that spring cleaning that just makes me happy. After months of being trapped inside, there’s no time like early spring to make your home feel fresh and new. With that in mind, today I’m sharing 10 tips and DIY ideas to help you refresh your home for spring! 

DIY Painted Rug

Shake up your decor this spring with a punch of color and a bit of pattern! Roll up that old rug that has seen better days and get your DIY on with an easy project like this stenciled rug. You can make your own with an inexpensive rug from the likes of IKEA and paint.

Get the how-to at Sarah M. Dorsey Designs

DIY Washi Tape Striped Doorway

A fun, colorful idea for both homeowners and renters: dress up a doorway with stripes of washi tape! It’s a quick and inexpensive way to dress up an otherwise forgotten feature in your home, and using washi tape means it’s easily removed, too.

Get the how-to at A Beautiful Mess

DIY Hanging Herb Garden

While it’s still too cold to tackle your spring planting, but you’re craving a bit of green, why not whip up this awesome hanging herb planter? It’s made with old boards and Mason jars and is sure to add just the splash of plant life that your kitchen needs after a long winter.

Get the how-to at Not Just a Housewife 

DIY Laundry Soap

Call me crazy, but come spring even my laundry is begging for a change in routine! Why not give making your own laundry soap a whirl? It’s super budget friendly, and you can switch up the fragrance to suit the season.

Get the how-to at Yellow Brick Home

DIY Painted Cabinet Interiors

If you love color but fear a whole room of tropical hues, this spring is the perfect time to freshen up your kitchen or bathroom with a bit of paint on the inside of your cabinets. The look is unexpected and so fun without requiring the commitment to a room of technicolor walls!

Get the how-to at A Beautiful Mess

DIY Gold Pendant Lights

When in doubt, switching up your lighting is always a quick and easy way to refresh your space. These golden pendant lights are an inexpensive DIY project that you could pull off and have installed in a day. Quick + easy = awesome.

Get the how-to at LuLu’s | Photo by Sugar & Cloth

Printable Pantry Labels

If spring organizing is the name of the game for you, why not give your pantry a little facelift with a collection of Mason jars and these fun printable labels? Everything will look pretty and tidy, two of my favorite things.

Photo + printable pantry labels from Lia Griffith

Fresh Flowers for Spring

One of the easiest ways to breathe new life into your home come spring? Load up on the fresh flowers! Keep a vase full in a room or two of your home, and you’re sure to smile every day. To keep those blooms fresher longer, check out these tips.

Photo by Alice G. Patterson for The Sweetest Occasion

Paint Color - Benjamin Moore Quiet Moments

One of my favorite ways to freshen up any room is with paint! Changing up your wall color is one of the easiest ways to make an impact and leave your home feeling new and exciting. This color (Benjamin Moore’s Quiet Moments 1563) is one of my all-time favorites, and the soft watery hue makes it especially perfect for spring.

Photo by Michelle Smith

DIY Linen Spray

Keeping with the fresh and clean theme, I’m a sucker for a good linen spray. As you’re tackling your spring cleaning, whip up a batch of this lemon basil linen spray and keep your sheets smelling like heaven all season long.

Get the how-to at Hello Home

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