Simple, yet oh-so stylish.

Lighting Living Room by Nadia Watts
Emily Minton-Redfield

New year, new you—and new space, too? While January is virtually synonymous with fresh beginnings, there’s admittedly something intimidating about bringing some newness to your home. Unless you have a clear schedule, plenty of patience, and a sky’s-the-limit budget, sprucing up your place for the new year often feels more like a fantasy than a reality that’s well within your reach.

Well, until now, that is. The truth is that you don’t have to undergo a time-consuming or costly renovation to freshen up your home. With some creativity and stylish strategy, a few small tweaks is all your space really needs to sparkle in 2024. Don’t believe us? We tapped 11 top designers to share their favorite design tweaks that make a big statement. While their tips run the gamut from lacquering outdated furniture to giving a second life to an underutilized nook, one thing’s for sure: Bringing that “new year, new you” attitude to your home has never been so easy.