10 Quick Tips For Giving Your Apartment A Winter Refresh

Winter is nowhere near over — meaning that an official spring cleaning is far out of sight. And even though it's freezing outside, we've already starting to grow weary of all those "cozy" cold-weather reminders inside our abodes. Like that pumpkin spice-colored velvet pillow we loved so much back in November. Or the barely-there, cinnamon stick candle that's been sitting on our coffee table since early December. If you are also suddenly feeling dulled down by your once festive living rooms, bedrooms, and kitchens, then it might be time for a winter refresh.

A winter refresh is our prelude to a full-on spring cleaning — no stripping down and cleaning out of your entire space required. With only a few easy tweaks and additions, the fresher, brighter, and more lively space of your winter dreams can be achieved. We've come up with the ten tips ahead to prove it. Scroll on to get yourself and your apartment out of this winter funk!

Pick Up Low-Maintenance Plants



Give your weary winter space some glow with an assortment of succulents or air plants.

BloomThat The Walter, $45, available at BloomThat.

Hang Up A New Shower Curtain



Brighten your bathroom with a fresh print on a new curtain.

Threshold Shower Curtain, $19.09, available at Target.

Change Up Your Candle Game



Toss out the dregs of those cranberry cinnamon spice holiday votives and light up a zestier scent.

Diptyque Mini-Candle, $64, available at Barneys New York.

Stock Up On Sunshine-Soap



Let vibrantly-scented suds bring sunshine into your kitchen and bathroom spaces during the duller months.

Method Dish Soap In Lemon Mint, $3.50, available at Jet.

Try A New Organization Tactic



Baskets make for aesthetically pleasing holders of "stuff" — try hanging one from a wall and filling it with your overflowing odds and ends.

Pottery Barn Havana Hanging Basket, $38.99, available at Pottery Barn.

Start Up A Fresh Flower Rotation



Keep your apartment feeling full of life with fresh flowers — or go all out with a biweekly fresh bloom subscription.

BloomsyBox Biweekly Blooms, $41, available at BloomsyBox.

Sub In A New Rug



A sunny rug in your bathroom or kitchen is a surefire way to ward off any winter blues.

Threshold Trellis Scatter Rug, $12.99, available at Target.

Invest In A New Sheet Set



Wake up your bed with a brand new bundle of bright sheets.

Brooklinen Classic Hardcore Sheet Bundle, $198, available at Brooklinen.

Swap In A New Detergent



Fresh and floral-scented detergents add an easy punch of spring to your winter wardrobe.

Caldrea Laundry Detergent In Pea Blossom Agave, $17.98, available at Jet.

Color Your Couch Bold



Allow pops of color from accent pillows to pull in some spring vibes.

Lillian Farag Painterly Pillows, $54.40, available at Anthropologie.
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