Things to do at home for motivation
During this challenging period when most people face social distancing for quite some time now, you try to do things to get through those long days. Yes, you researched about the pandemic and yes you played with your kids (and its a handful!). Yes you cooked all types of food recipes. Just between those researches and activities you need to keep bussy and yet relax. Power up yourselves with positive energy through some gardening ideas. Before that and just to lift your spirit first browse through vacation sites to find your next destination. By the way if you are doing a good job you already know that the best and safest place to choose is Lefkada. You definitely visit the best site Lefkada rentals to book your vacation home and choose from a wide variety of luxury vacation homes that guaranty amazing quality accommodation. Now you got the spirit lets get down to work.
Make your living space beautiful
Besides looking at the future traveling experience, you can use these long hours to turn this challenge into an opportunity. We will give you some gardening ideas to fit your home. Additionally, you will do it by recharging your batteries in the confort of your home. Plus in the end you will have something beautiful to surround you.
Researches have shown that through activities such as gardening, planting as well as building or creating something on your own, bring euphoria to the engaging party and of course it is an amazing bonding experience for the family or the couple.
Since walks in the parks are limited or prohibited, here are some ideas that will help you combine all the above and add value to your days.
Yard decoration with old staff
If your home has a yard, you are lucky and apparently you have already some basic gardening experience. However most probably you have some old staff to get rid off in your attic or your basement. Turn the old door into a pot frame. Use small flowers that are blooming now so that you enjoy the result right away. Avoid seeds and bulbs.
Change the old bed into a vintage bench. Paint it into the color that you love just by using a rag instead of brush and throw some cushions to add comfort.
Ideas for a terrace decoration
If you only have a balcony do not think you cannot do the same. I am sure you have consumed some caned products or sauce and marmalade jars. Just with some spray paint and one or two basic materials you can have beautiful vases hanging on your wall. Add some battery lights and done.
Take the old window shatter and paint it in your favorite color. Just with a few nails and three or four flowers of your choise you have a focus theme on your otherwise dull wall. Tip, if you cannot handle watering plants very well, choose resilient flowers such as cactus and succulents that will endure your laziness.
In case you do not have access to an outdoor terrace, you can add some plants inside that do not need direct sun. In fact those plants usually avoid sun but enjoy indirect sunlight. First you can recycle your cans by adding with some glue on a magnet to make pots with rosemary, mint, oregano, thyme on your fridge. It will take off your cooking too. You do not have to have big plants. This way if you do not manage to keep them alive you can change them in regular basis
Interior plants in your living room will also change the energy of your home and will add caracter to your house. Some choices are snake plant, dieffenbachia or the dragon tree. Those plants rarely need watering. Just put your finger in the soil and check if wet before you put more water. Use pots with no bottom holes to avoid stains on your furniture.
Look for more DIY ideas on the internet and get creative. Trust yourselves and let your imagination free to get carried away with even more daring gardening ideas. After all, you do it only for your own pleasure and just until it is time to get here; In Lefkada island with the most beautiful beaches and amazing nature. When the time comes just prepare your suitcases, pack your positive energy and choose your home away from home. If our ideas are not enough, remember the strongest team of Lefkada rentals will be here to make you forget all the darkness of these extraordinary times. In the meantime find useful ideas and stories that will inspire you even further in our blog.