7 simple ways to brighten up your January

purple door

What do you think about the color of the entry door? It’s a great way to brighten up a worn out door, adding the family initial and the word HELLO just says….come on in!

greenery throughout the house

Before you throw out or burn this years Christmas tree and greenery, cut off the good branches, make small bouquets out of them and place around the house to add some color and natural accents.

pink rose garland on mantel

I don’t know about you, but my mantel always looks so boring and bare when I take away the holiday greenery. Add some flowers and roses from a local florist, dry them out to place them in fresh garland and greenery and drape over the mantel, the candles add a nice soft glow to the room.

candles for warmth on tray

Speaking of candles, what a great way to add a gentle glow to the rooms throughout the house. Nowadays there are so many safe options for candles that have the look and feel of the real ones – It’s all about preference.

pinkish bulbs

This is another option to add softness and glow in the winter – change your light bulbs to a pinkish or softer light in bathrooms and bedrooms…..and ladies, we really look good in the pinkish light!

yellow kitchen

Adding yellow to any room will brighten your day, but adding it in the kitchen is a sure way to get you in a cheerful mood during the winter months. Lemons in a bowl on the table, getting yellow flowers at your local florist and placing them around the house can sure beat the winter-blues!

purple bathroom

Don’t forget the bathrooms! You can brighten up this room by using – towels, switching out the shower curtain, adding colorful accessories, changing the small carpets and window treatments if your bathrooms has a window.