Whether or not your state or your locality is badly hit by the coronavirus, it looks more than likely that 2021 is going to begin in a similar fashion to how 2020 played out: with local lockdowns, restrictions on movement, and a different way of life for hundreds of millions of popped across the country. If that means being trapped in our homes a little longer, then it’s worth thinking about was in which we can occupy ourselves. This article is about home decor projects that you can do from home during the early months of 2021.
One of the benefits of being trapped in our homes for such a long time over the course of the past few months has been that we’ve been able to firmly and strongly critique our household interiors. We’ve been able to spot things that we’d like changing and read up on tips to make our homes feel more comfortable. Getting rid of tired, old curtains should be top of your list.
Not only do old curtains have a lingering smell, but if they’re dark, they’ll literally suck the light out of a room. Heavy curtains make a room feel smaller and more claustrophobic – exactly what you’ve not wanted this year. Instead, look to buy grommets from a reputable retailer like GoldStar Tool, and some new material which you can sew into them in order to create your new curtains for each room in your home.
Plants and Herbs
Another thing you’ll have missed during the past few months will be nature. The natural world has been shut away from us for much of the year, and for those who like in apartments and smaller homes without gardens, there’s bee a distinct lack of greenery in their lives.
Enter the humble house plant: the salve for our stricken times. While there is a body of research out there to suggest that house plants bring a little more tranquility to a home, we are more sure that they just look – and often smell – great. Buy a few different types – including herbs for your kitchen, and create your own bots for them to live within around your house.
This one’s a task in which your whole family can take part – as long as they’re able to stay safe while they do so. Making new furniture for your home is a joy that keeps on giving and something that you can all be proud of when you have created the finished product for you and your family to enjoy.
Of course, it takes both tools and skills to build an item of furniture. You’ll need to practice on scrap pieces of wood before you attempt a new type of DIY skill on your existing furniture. But by watching YouTube tutorials and being diligent with how you perform your tasks with tools, you can genuinely create a whole new item of furniture for your home, to the exact specifications you’re looking for.
The above tips are all designed to give you and your family something productive and positive to do within your home in the early months of 2021.