During an uncertain time where social distancing is encouraged and most of you are working from home every day, this is a good time to work on any home projects you have put off. As you go through this unsettled and hard time, it’s helpful to take the time to self-healing, spend time with family, and complete home projects.
6 Day-Long Projects To Do While in Social Distancing
Working on home projects you have been putting off will add some distraction to your day, indeed. However, it could be fun projects to do while at home. From decluttering home to get organized home to change small accent decor. To get you started, here is 6 day-long projects to do while in social distancing. The more you enjoy it, the less you feel bored.
1. Declutter home
The one and the only thing that could add stress and anxiety to your life, it’s clutter. Your home is your sanctuary. So, by keeping it clutter-free and organized, you will start to feel more at ease. Of course, you will get a light and airy feel in your home.
Make a list of every room in your home and create a subdivision under each room of each space that needs decluttering. It depends on what makes you less stressed, you can either begin with the easiest room to work your away into organizing. Throw out the garbage, donate them to someone else. Or, you can sell your unused items, and you will get some extra money.
2. Hang up picture frames and gank
Photos frames, shelves, hooks, awards, art, and mirrors all fall into a category that often gets put on the back burner for when there is more time. Time passes and before you know it, a year has passed and you still have not hung that beautiful family photo. It’s okay to dedicate your day to hang everything you have been putting off.
3. Touch up furniture
Furniture is always scratched or chipped. And, it’s a great time to touch up any furniture that looks a little worn. Some pay extra attention to are wooden pieces of furniture, like bookshelves, coffee tables, and chairs that can be brought to life with furniture wood polish or finishing wax. Further, consider refreshing furniture that looks weathered or old with a new coat of paint.
4. Make something incredible for your day
Writing a handwritten card will always be one of the best ways to make someone’s day! It is crucial to have all greeting cards organized, so when you need one, you can find it easily. To start it: spread out all the greetings cards, then categorize them by holiday and special events. Put each category into a plastic bag (or anything else you have), then create a title sheet by writing the holiday or special events on a piece of computer paper. It will keep all of them organized and easy to find when it comes time to send one.
5. Prepare for winter
I know, fall is here, however, you can prepare for wintertime. It is upon us and this is a great opportunity to prepare your home for the new season. Here are some of the best things to start with:
- Declutter your home. Create an airy and light feeling in your home by decluttering any unnecessary items and either reorganize or donate them or sell.
- Change your bedsheets. Use your winter sheets and remake all the beds with winter sheets.
- Change small accents and decor. Fall may similar to winter, however, you can swap fall decor with special touches that make a home more feel cozy and warm. Put your winter candles for colorful and sweet-scented flower ones.
6. Declutter kitchen and fridge
Another great project to tackle is decluttering and organizing your pantry. Make sure that the process is streamlined and stress-free. Start with emptying out everything in the pantry, then categorize the food items. Throw out any expired food and take note of anything that needs to be restocked. Remember to implement different forms of storage to keep things neat and organized. Done!