Ok, I lied... "s a d" spells "Sad". So don't be sad: take a few easy hours to make your home a home!
Step 1: Starting from Scratch
Note how clean they start out (like a sterile motel room).
Rolls of old carpets, padding, and bathroom rugs
Various fabrics (both strong and delicate for placing in different locations)
Safety pins (best to have 100's of pins in various sizes)
Extendable shower rods
Metallic bubble plastic wrap (aka Reflectix)
Lighting toys (LED strings are better and safer than incandescent christmas lights)