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Easy Ways to Spruce up the Homestead 

It’s almost time for that annual spring clean, and when you’re spending time deep-cleaning and organizing your home, you may start to wish you could redecorate and/or remodel. But who has the time or the money for that? 

 Luckily, with a little creativity and craftiness, and a savvy shopping guide, you can spruce up the homestead with a few key pieces that are as affordable as they are cute, to make your home feel refreshed and new. 

Below are just a few of our favourites. 

Lamps, Diffusers, and More

You’ve no doubt heard of these before; salt lamps, LED lights/lamps and oil diffusers are all super on-trend right now, but you may not know that the latest products on the market are going even further. Now, you can purchase himalayan salt lamps in a variety of styles, including ones with LED lights so you can choose your colors. The same goes for oil diffusers. You can really color coordinate and choose one for your own specific aesthetic, no matter what room you’re decorating. 


Tired of your old, dusty, out of fashion curtains? Many modern homes these days boast blinds instead of, or in conjunction with curtains. They provide coverage for when you need it, are easily adjustable and provide more functionality and flexibility than curtains. With so many different types of blinds on the market at various price points, you can find the perfect option for you, whether you’re into Solaire blinds, wood blinds, or the more traditional types. 

DIY Backsplash

This is one of the hottest new trends. Everybody wants a backsplash, but in the past they were often too expensive and labor-intensive for many. Now, you can DIY it! There are many different types of backsplash options these days that you can apply yourself; easy to install and super affordable. They come in a variety of patterns and colors to match your unique kitchen or bathroom!


When someone is looking to redecorate their home, often painting is the first thing they do. With such a huge selection of different types of paint styles, colors and finishes out there, you can choose the perfect color, no matter what room you’re painting. These days, paints can be neon, metallic, textured…you can even paint your walls with chalkboard paint! The sky really is the limit, no matter what design you had in mind. 


So you may not be able to afford to remodel your entire house right now. No biggie. A few little flourishes can make a huge difference and totally change your headspace. Why not splurge on some new bedding? New sheets and a crisp, comfy new duvet can totally change the look of your bedroom space, and honestly? Don’t you deserve a nice, new treat? Often you can find deals on entire bedding sets, especially if you buy in the off-season. 

    And there you have it. These are just a few options for you to affordably spruce up the look of your home, without delving into a complete remodel. Trying these easy tips will make your home a cozy, beautiful place to be!

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