Explore These Chalkboard Hacks to Spruce Up Your Spring

Explore These Chalkboard Hacks to Spruce Up Your Spring

We usually associate spring with renewal and growth. Actually, not "usually", as spring has always been a time for new beginnings.

As nature awakens from its winter slumber, we too feel the need to revitalize and refresh ourselves. It's a great time to reassess our goals, make positive changes, and start anew.

During this season, our minds could use some spring cleaning. Take some time to reflect and leave behind negative thoughts to make room for ideas and positivity. And guess what? Having a clear mind creates the best time and atmosphere to pick up your art supplies and create something extraordinary.

This chalk art by Bindi Desai should tell ya!

Happy Spring chalkboard art

@create__d

But of course, having a chaotic physical space can defeat the whole purpose of this.

One of the best ways to welcome spring is by decluttering and organizing your space. You could be slam-packed with all the clutter during the colder months, weighing you down. Remember that a clean, tidy, and creative environment can bring a sense of peace and rejuvenation.

And when comes to organization and decoration, we're your guy! Let's dive into it, shall we?

 

Prepare Your Home for Spring

Now, onto the good stuff - let's talk about getting those creative juices flow and organize your space with these easy tips:

 

1. Start Small

Don't overwhelm yourself by trying to declutter and organize your entire home in one go. Instead, start small by focusing on one room or area at a time. This will help you stay motivated and make the task more manageable.

 

2. Sort Through Your Items

Go through all of your belongings and decide which ones you want to keep, donate, or throw away. Be ruthless - if you haven't used or worn something in over a year, it's time to let it go.

When it comes to sorting out your stuff, your art supplies should be in the front burner. You can start by making a list of all your supplies and organizing them in categories such as paint, brushes, paper, etc.

Here are some great examples.

art supplies box

 

art supplies container

They're not only tidy and safe, they also look chic! Even more chic when you use this labeling technique to a "masculine" space. Don't believe us? Ask dad!

Tools drawer with labels

 

3. Label Everything

Labeling boxes, bins, shelves, and drawers will help you get through this process seamlessly. Use categories like "keep", "donate", and "trash" to make sorting easier.

Organize your home like a pro using innovative supplies for notes like sticker labels and liquid chalk markers. You can do this in your kitchen where everything can be easily mixed up. Label your spice jars and pantry items with colorful chalk markers to add a pop of color.

How would you rate this setup?

Kitchen and pantry supplies label

 

Kitchen and pantry supplies label

  

3. Deep Clean

Once you've decluttered, it's time to give your space a good deep clean. Dust, vacuum, and mop every nook and cranny of your home. Don't forget to wash your windows and wipe down surfaces as well.

 

5. Create a Daily Routine

Create a daily cleaning routine to ensure your space stays clean and clutter-free. Set a designated spot where you can write notes of to-dos for the day, and even a daily schedule. You can use post-it notes or a vinyl chalkboards for this part. Use your wall space if you must.

chalkboard sign daily schedule

 

6. Furnish Your Space with Interactive Art

 Add some personality to your space by incorporating interactive art pieces. These can be anything from a wall-mounted chalkboard for notes and reminders, to a magnetic chalkboard for photos and important documents. This not only adds aesthetic value to your home but also serves as functional storage.

If you're more on the creative side, make your own spring-inspired piece than can take center stage in your living room.

Take Bindi's artwork for example:

Spring-inspired chalk art

 

Freshen Up Your Outdoor Space

Now, let's explore the great outdoors. If you have a garden or patio, make sure to maintain it regularly and keep it clean. This will provide a relaxing and inviting outdoor space for you (and passers-by) to enjoy.

Consider adding some potted plants or a small herb garden. If you don't have the green thumb, no worries! This garden sign will add some fresh look to your outdoor area.

chalkboard garden sign quotes

  

7. Establish a System for Mail and Paperwork

Mail and paperwork can easily pile up, causing clutter in your home. To prevent this, establish a system for handling these items. Invest in a mail organizer or designate a specific spot for incoming mail. Sort through paperwork regularly and file away important documents in labeled folders.

While at it, why not get crafty and make your mailbox a chalk art project. This North Texan chalk art knows their stuff!

mail box chalk art

 

8. Add a Patio Furniture

To enhance your outdoor space and make it more inviting, consider adding some cozy patio furniture. Choose durable, weather-resistant pieces that complement the style of your outdoor area. A comfortable seating area with a table will provide a perfect spot for relaxing, enjoying a cup of coffee, or hosting guests.

Are you thinking what we're thinking? Exactly! Chalk painting your outdoor furniture definitely is on the table. You can even do this to your home's exterior, too.

chalk paint outdoor furniture

 Source: athomewithashley

 

9. Add Outdoor Lighting 

Lighting can make a big difference in the ambiance and functionality of your outdoor space. Install energy-efficient LED lights along pathways, around your patio or deck, and near entrances for safety and convenience. You can also use string lights or lanterns to create a cozy atmosphere for nighttime gatherings.

By following these simple tips, you can transform your backyard into a beautiful and functional outdoor oasis that you and your family will enjoy over spring.

 

Connect with Nature

Last but certainly not least, draw inspiration from the season not only by improving your physical space but also by staying grounded with the ultimate muse herself: Mother Nature.

The warmer weather should make you want to spend more time outside. Who knows, you might encounter like-minds and pass by something heartwarming and spectacular in the sidewalks such as this street chalk art.

street chalk art

Source: levelbestohio

 

If this doesn't spruce things up on spring, we don't know what will (wink!).