As springtime rolls around, your home may be in need of a small makeover. Maybe you have dark furniture and need a way to brighten up the room, or maybe you need to find ways to utilize more natural light. Here are some easy ways to brighten your home for spring.

The beginning of spring comes with the reputation of lots of rain, flowers blooming and, well, spring cleaning. Start of your home’s spring transformation with a deep cleaning and a fresh start to the season. That alone will make your home feel revitalized and new.

Although Florida does not require heavy bedding in the winter, try trading out your traditional bedding for a thinner quilt blanket in your bedroom. A light color would make your room feel brighter since it takes up such a large space.

The easiest change you can make for a spring feeling is to get a bunch of citrus scented candles and air fresheners to put throughout your home. The sweet scents remind anyone of beautiful weather and are likely to make you crave something fruity.

“Opening the blinds in every room during the daytime will allow for sunlight to naturally illuminate your home and feel bright.”

For your kitchen, the easiest way to prepare for spring is to focus on the kitchen table. Add a floral table cloth, which will draw anyone’s eye who walks into the room. If your chairs have changeable cushions, replace those with a more fun color or design as well. New seat cushions are also a great option for redecorating your patio furniture.

Another easy thing to do is get a bunch of plants to put all over your home. Every room can feel tropical. The flowers will grab anyone’s attention and also smell amazing. Plants are a great way to prepare your home for spring.

Let’s not forget about the subtle adjustment you can make in your home that will make a bigger difference than we usually think. Opening the blinds in every room during the daytime will allow for sunlight to naturally illuminate your home and feel bright. This is such a small thing to do but can have a really large overall effect on the rooms in your home.

Making these small, easy changes to your home is sure to make it feel ready for the spring season. Your home will be clean and colorful and smell amazing. There is no better time to have an excuse to cover your home in florals and fun patterns.