05.10.2023 - 17:41 / thespruce.com
Want to refresh your space—but don’t have the budget (or the desire) for a shopping spree? A primpover might be overdue.
The new trend is meant to help you refresh your home affordably by using items you already have in your home. It’s simply a matter of reconfiguring your furniture, swapping a few items, and voila! Your space feels brand new.
Curious to know more? Read ahead to learn what exactly primping is, when to start a primpover, and expert tips for how to successfully take one on.
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A primpover entails reimagining your space using furniture and decor you already own in new configurations.
“These may be items that are already in use or items that have been stored away,” Lauren Saltman, professional organizer and owner of Living. Simplified., says.
The idea is that you can restyle your space without spending any money, contrary to what many of us believe we need for designing a space—which is to go out and find new pieces. The process involves decluttering, reorganizing, and even changing up the purpose of an existing room to breathe new life into it.
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According to Saltman, there’s no right or wrong time to start a primpover. However, primpovers can be perfect for those without a large budget or not enough free time to spend researching everything they need for refreshing their homes.
Saltman notes that it can also be a fun project if you are moving in with a new person and combining households of furniture.
“Take the opportunity to mix together furnishings from both of your collections,” she advises.
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To achieve a successful primpover, there are a few key steps you’ll want to follow. The first is to declutter
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