With spring well under way and May just around the corner, there’s never been a better time to spruce up your home! Take a cue from your bright and thriving surroundings, and freshen up your residence!

To get you started, here are a few decorating tips:

  • Mix it up: Today’s decorating isn’t matchy-matchy. You want to mix textures and patterns in similar color schemes to create more visual interest. For examples of how to do this well, check out rooms like this and this!
  • Think of scale: Small pictures on huge walls is a definite don’t. Think about what goes with the size of the space when you’re trying to decorate.
  • Depersonalize: Sure, your baby’s adorable, but home buyers will see that room covered with junior’s photos as YOUR home, not theirs. Sure, they can use their imaginations, but you can make it easier for them by depersonalizing. Get rid of the knick-knacks that make your home scream you. Take down your framed degrees. More ideas on depersonalizing are available here.
  • Go green: Bringing the outdoors in is a sure way to spruce up this season. Whether this means adding a few plants or setting fresh flowers on the counter, going green can add just the right touch to your decorating scheme.

Implement these simple ideas, and you’ll be on your way to a spruced-up home! And remember: getting your place looking its best isn’t just valuable for you and your loved ones; it’s also a sure way to improve selling appeal!