With Memorial Day coming up Monday, this three-day weekend can be great time to relax and spend quality time with loved ones.
Other busybodies might find this to be the perfect opportunity to clean, organize and DIY their homes. If you are looking to take advantage of the long holiday, but do not know where to start, here are a few tips to get you motivated.
Reorganizing your kitchen
A great way to keep yourself occupied in your free time is to organize your living space. The biggest culprit for many is the kitchen, particularly the cabinets. Luckily, tidying up your pantry or kitchen is a quick, easy, and low-cost DIY project that typically does not involve removing hardware. A trip to your favorite store, or a few minutes shopping online, can completely transform your kitchen in a couple hours. Keep an eye out for waterproof and airtight food grade storage containers to organize your dry food items and they keep perishables fresh and pest resistant.
Repainting your rooms
Depending on the condition of the room you would like to repaint, completing this task can take anywhere from two to four days, according to This Old House. Keep in mind that you will likely need to remove furniture and hardware, fix cracks or dents, and prepare the walls for a fresh coat. Grab a friend or family member to help speed up the process while spending quality time together, transforming your plain room into something exceptional.
Update your old furniture
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