Refresh your home Jan 1, 2021 Jan 1, 2021 Updated Mar 24, 2021 0 Paint Nothing refreshes a space or can give it a new look quicker, easier and less expensively than paint. Dreamstime Reupholster or slipcover No need to toss the sofa or chair that may have started to look a bit worn around the edges. Instead have it reupholstered, or add a slipcover. Susan Pfannmuller/Kansas City Star Refinish Love a great flea market find? Why not take an old piece and repurpose or refinish it? AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews Add a chandelier or ceiling pendant In rooms that are heavily used or may not get much light, adding a ceiling fixture can help give an instant focal point and lift. Cathy Hobbs/Tribune News Service Swap out or add a new rug Not sure what to choose? Why not consider a nontraditional alternative such as shag or even an indoor/outdoor rug with a bold graphic print. Cathy Hobbs/Tribune News Service Bring in mirrors Mirrors can help make small rooms larger and reflect light differently in a space. Cathy Hobbs/Tribune News Service Consider textured material such as faux fur and hides Sheepskin, shag and hide rugs can serve as an alternative to traditional area rugs. Cathy Hobbs/Tribune News Service Accessories Consider swapping in portable design options such as accessories, toss pillows and throws. These items can add new color and texture to a space that can easily be used to give a room an affordable face lift. Cathy Hobbs/Tribune News Service Go homemade What would be more special than making something yourself? Shop your house Instead of bringing anything new into your home, consider moving an item to a different room or finally framing that piece of art that has been collecting dust in the garage. Mark Rightmire/Orange County Register 0 comments Tags Dcc Wire Prostoknow Related to this collection Home & Garden 10 quick ways to refresh your home in 2021 Updated Mar 24, 2021 Looking for ways to give your home a new look in the new year? Start with quick, easy refreshing techniques that won’t break the bank. Home & Garden Plumber flush with insider info on toilet replacement Updated Mar 24, 2021 Every toilet replacement can be a little different. So here are a few extra details for you to consider from contractor/plumber Ed Del Grande. Home & Garden How to prevent indoor rodent invasions Updated Mar 24, 2021 The best way to deal with rodent problems is to prevent rats and mice from ever getting inside in the first place. That can be easier said than done. Home & Garden Go green with these eco-friendly bathroom remodel tips Updated Mar 24, 2021 For an eco-friendly bathroom, design it to be as water-efficient as possible. Home & Garden Farmhouse fresh: How to give your home a timeless look Updated Mar 24, 2021 You don’t need to reside in a rambling old manor house or live way out in the country to bring a farmhouse style into your home.