There’s nothing better when the weather turns cold, and you’re beginning to think about the holiday season, than snuggling up in a warm, cozy, and comfortable living space with your loved ones. However, all those little (or big) DIY jobs that you’ve put off during the summer and beginning of fall aren’t going to fix themselves. Taking on the tasks around your home, or getting a partner or friend to help you, will ensure that you can enjoy the festivities ahead feeling organized and comfortable.
There’s no better time to roll up those sleeves and spend a weekend getting your house in order so that you can enjoy calm movie nights, dinner parties with friends, and your free time relaxing in your dream home. The following are some tips, ideas, and inspiration for those who are ready to take on the DIY efforts in their interior space because they can’t wait for a stylish season ahead.
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Get That Shelf Up
You may have bought that wood and wall fixtures with great intentions back in July, as your living area needed some extra surfaces to display your books, photos, and decorative items. However, a busy life may have resulted in it lying in the garage, waiting to become a functional area of your home. Now is the time to create that storage solution, and get that shelf up on your wall. Look into the best reciprocating saw on the market, and invest in your tool belt full of quality equipment and fixtures; you’ll be all set to get going on the first tasks on the list.
Pop up all the picture and artwork you’ve said you would for months now, and if a wall or room needs a fresh coat of paint; there’s no better time to dig out your brushes and rollers. New colors, interior decoration, and completing jobs will give any home an instant lift, and you can begin thinking about how you’re going to decorate when the holidays arrive.
Build That Storage
Your home probably already has plenty of items to keep it full; however, the festive season seems to bring even more stuff into even the most organized of family homes. Therefore, you might want to think about creating some clever storage solutions for your living and bedroom space. You’ve already got your tools and wood out, so you can begin building, repurposing, or upcycling useful pieces of furniture.
If you’re not a natural carpenter (who is); you can still make an old chest of drawers, found in a second-hand store, look fresh again. A little sanding, staining, and painting will do the trick, and you can line each drawer with paper or fabric of your choice; the perfect space to store Christmas crafts, cards, wrapping paper, and all those items you’ll need to grab in the coming months. Adding an extra shelf or two into and above cupboards is another way to update the space in your home and ensure that it’s clutter-free for fall and winter. The more DIY efforts you put into your home now, the more comfortable you and your family will be in the future, so what are you waiting for?