While you may not have a day to devote to painting a whole room or re-grouting the bath (fun!), chances are you do have a few minutes to re-position a mirror or neaten up Fido’s accessories. Add these fast, easy home improvements into your rotation and see if you don’t wind up loving where you live even more.
Make Your Home Smell Terrif Without Candles
Now there are chic diffusers and essential oil dispensers that freshen without an open flame.
Doggy-Proof Your Home
Create a dedicated pet-supply drop drawer and get Peanut her own furniture, for starters.
Follow Home Goods Bargains Via App
Your fave local stores send you notifications when cool new stuff arrives, so you’re not missing out on any French-style settees.
De-Clutter Like There’s No Tomorrow
Practice Swedish death cleaning, the craze that promotes giving away things as if you’re going to die tomorrow. (Morbid, but it works.)
Add a Dash of Florals ASAP
Chintz used to be dowdy, but now it’s practically edgy thanks to being added to eclectic decor in small but punchy doses such as pillows or an accent chair.
De-Stress Your Home
Earth tones, ten-minute-tidying sessions and treating your dog to some CBD really mellows your living room’s vibe.
Fix your broken ceramics with a gilded glue and you’re entering a whole new world of Kintsugi, aka the Japanese practice of patching with gold.
Style (Not Cram) Your Bookshelves
Because shelfies are the new selfies, here are 25 tricks of the trade.
Smart Mirror Placement = Bigger Room
Create a Private Moment
If time to ourselves is the new luxury, having a kid- and S.O.- free zone at home is platinum-level access.