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Renovating your home doesn't have to be a huge job. With a few simple steps you can breathe new life into your living environment and create a fresh, inviting atmosphere. Discover five easy and budget-friendly tips to freshen up your home without costing a fortune.

1 - Renew your lighting

Lighting can drastically change the atmosphere in any room. Replace old lampshades with new, trendy models and consider energy-efficient LED bulbs for a bright, warm glow. Add some strategically placed floor lamps or wall lamps to brighten up dark corners. You will see that good mood lighting does a lot for your living feeling!

When considering lighting, also consider your outdoor space. Happlify Crew member Enjoythesun has a beautiful collection for this solar lighting and enchanting garden decoration!


2 - Color on the wall

A lick of paint can do wonders for the appearance of your home. Choose light, neutral colors to create a spacious and airy feeling. Also consider accent walls in bold colors for a playful touch. Don't forget to update small details like door frames and baseboards for a complete transformation.

Do you often do odd jobs in and around your home? Then make sure you have a handy outfit, so you don't waste good clothing. Your job clothes can of course consist of some old, sturdy clothing, or for heavier work, real work trousers and sturdy shoes with protective toes. Better safe than sorry!

3 - Add greenery to your interior

Bring nature indoors with some well-placed houseplants. Plants purify the air and add a touch of freshness to any room. Choose easy-to-maintain plants such as sansevieria or ferns for a green accent that requires little effort.

Also read: Create your own happy jungle

4 - Change your home accessories seasonally

Sometimes it's the little things that make the difference. Swap out pillows, blankets and other home accessories for new, vibrant ones. Seasonal accents can also provide a fresh look. Think bright colors in spring and soft, dark tones in winter.

Also read for inspiration: Dopamine decor is the happiest living trend ever!

5 - Upcycle your furniture

Give old furniture a second life by upcycling them. A coat of paint, new handles or a creative rearrangement can breathe new life into old furniture. This is not only budget-friendly, but it also gives your home a unique look.

With these five simple tips you can transform your home without spending a fortune. Experiment, be creative and enjoy freshening up your living space!

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