Whether you’re ready or not, the temperatures are dropping, the leaves are changing colors, and soon you’ll be preparing your home for winter. Unfortunately, this also means shorter, darker days are ahead, which can wreak havoc on your sleep schedule and mood. The good news is – you can still keep your spirits up and enjoy your time inside by trying to make your home as bright and cheery as possible.

To help you get started, I, along with other top interior designers from across the country, shared some of our best tips and tricks with Redfin for brightening up your home. Check out what we had to say so you can start adding some extra light to your home before the gloomy days settle in!

Design Tips for a Bright Home When Darker Days Arrive