5 Home Projects to Refresh your Home in the New Year!

From small projects, to major undertakings, there are plenty of ways to refresh your home in the New Year.

Chances are when you first moved into your house, you had big plans for home improvements. After a while, you start to get comfortable (sometimes a little too comfortable), and those projects fall by the wayside. From small projects, to major undertakings, there are plenty of ways to refresh your home in the New Year. 

1. Restyle Your Entry

From your front porch to your interior foyer, the home’s entryway is one of the most important (if not the most important) areas of the house. Not only is it the first thing people see when they enter your home, but it’s also the first place you enter when you come home.

2. Update Your Light Fixtures

Still living with the light fixtures that came with your home? It may be time to upgrade and personalize the lighting inside and outside the house. Start with your entryway light, kitchen lighting and bedroom lighting. There are many affordable and stylish lighting options. Some of our favorite places to shop are Wayfair, Lowes, Lamps Plush and Shades of Light.

3. Wallpaper Your Laundry Room, Powder Room or Mudroom

Ready to liven up your laundry room, powder room or mudroom? Try adding wallpaper or stencil. There are plenty of fun, colorful and modern wallpaper options available. For those hesitant about making a commitment to one wallpaper, we recommend opting for removable, temporary wallpaper. This type of wallpaper can be easily removed without damaging your walls.

4. Update Your Cabinet Hardware

Consider changing out your kitchen or bathroom hardware. Switching up the old pulls and knobs for modern, upgraded hardware will give your cabinets the refresh it needs.

5. Change Your Paint Color

We like to say, “Paint is Magic”. We love helping homeowners find the perfect color, but finding the right project is just as important. Try an accent wall, update your cabinets, paint your trim. 

For more design ideas and personalized styling, we recommend Maria at Refine & Design.

Refine & Design is an interior styling and home staging company dedicated to making your space functional and beautiful. Refine & Design provides affordable, practical, and creative solutions personalized to fit your tase and lifestyle. You can call or email them at 614-296-9800 |

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