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SPECIAL SECTION I HOME AND GARDEN & Home Garden As the weather warms, most people turn their attention to landscaping their yards and/or gardens …an admirable ambition. However, as any homeowner knows, this is also the perfect time to open the windows, clean out clutter and give your indoor spaces a makeover as well. Here are a few ways you can spruce up your home this spring. • Throw down a bright new rug • Re-purpose that room you aren't using • Reframe your artwork • Accent your space with a new focal point • Paint and/or wallpaper a room • Create a private space where you can hang out • Rethink your organizational pieces • Consider purchasing new accent pieces • Purchase some luxurious new bedding • Revamp your old serving ware with something new • Reupholster that statement piece of furniture • Tackle that blank wall and make it a focal point • Reorganize your book shelves • Invest in a quirky light fi xture that makes you smile • Spruce up your closet, switch out old hangers • Up the green power of your home, add a plant or two • Replace curtains with new ones • Add some color with new couch pillows GILROY • MORGAN HILL • SAN MARTIN april/may 2019 49