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Polish old treasures. Some of those outdated items attracting cobwebs in your garage can make vibrant statements in your home. “Start looking for things you could update with a coat of glossy paint,” Robbins says. Items like mismatched candlesticks can be painted a bold color and put on a mantel.
Add greenery. Whether it be a subtle fern or vibrant sunflowers, plants transform any room.
Don’t forget outdoor space. Create an inviting venue by highlighting favorite shrubs or plants with lighting, Robbins suggests.
Donate. It’s a great way to declutter, Robbins says. “If you haven’t used it in the last year, you probably won’t use it this year either.”