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Seasonal cleaning doesnít have to be an expensive ordeal with these tips from Matthew Robbins, creative director of Matthew Robbins Design and blogger for

Polish old treasures. Some of those outdated items attracting cobwebs in your garage can make vibrant statements in your home. ďStart looking for things you could update with a coat of glossy paint,Ē 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.

Donít forget outdoor space. Create an inviting venue by highlighting favorite shrubs or plants with lighting, Robbins suggests.

Donate. Itís a great way to declutter, Robbins says. ďIf you havenít used it in the last year, you probably wonít use it this year either.Ē

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