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Tips to Freshen Your Portland Home in 10 Minutes!

Looking for a quick fix?  Whether you need to freshen your space to prepare your Sherwood home, Lake Oswego Luxury Estate, West Linn Property or piece of real estate around Portland, Oregon for sale - here's some quick tips to brighten up your space... These deas are also great to prepare for out of town guests or to simply enjoy something fresh and new around you.

Tips n’ tricks to freshen your space in 10 minutes…

  • Rotate Artwork
    Are your walls all cluttered with stagnant artwork?  Then it’s time for a change!!
    Separate art into summer and winter piles. Hang the lighter, pastel colors for spring and summer – then put the darker colored artwork in storage. Every six months, rotate your pieces. This way, you enjoy your art with a new season… Even better, this is something you can do in minutes.


  • Soothe the Senses
    Spring is not only a colorful season, but a fragrant one too so bring the aroma indoors.  Scents have a way to change our mood as well… the simple use of candles and fresh cut flowers can change the overall feeling of any space.


  • Update Accessories
    Just as you’d add a scarf, belt or necklace to enhance an outfit, do the same with your home. Dress your home like you would yourself.  Look for great accent pillows in bright colors. Put away the winter throws and drape light & bright throws on your sofa. Pick out spring-hued vases or candles to boost a cocktail or dining room table.


  • Lose the Magnets
    In just minutes, you can tidy up a kitchen by getting rid of the scraps of paper, business cards and take-out menus stuck to the fridge. Keep out and organize things you use on a daily basis… As the expert says…  “Invest in a pretty!”


We hope you find these simple tip to “Freshen up your home in less than 10 minutes” useful.  If so, please “Like” our facebook pages at & where you can enjoy even more resources.

Join us for Tuesday Tips (bi-weekly) from Tonya Giesbers, nationally recognized Independent Design Consultant with Celebrating HOME -together with- Amber Gardner, Accredited Home Stager (AHS) and Director of Marketing for The Gardner Team – your Home & Lifestyle and Real Estate experts providing helpful tips to enjoy the spaces you love and sell with style!

We’d love to hear from you, please share your comments, tips, ideas or questions with us…

Source of inspiration, Celebrating Home and HGTV

Information Courtesy of Amber Gardner
Director of Marketing for The Gardner Team 


5 commentsJason & Amber Gardner • June 18 2011 03:46PM
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