I'm serious. This has been advocated before, experts write about it, and we even had a whole thread devoted to it once. Women, especially, reported how POWERFUL their reaction was when they saw their husbands begin to put their own "stamp" upon the marital home. Just ask Greek.
The bedroom (new set of sheets, new comforter?), kitchen and dining room have particular emotional connections.
Make the changes masculine. The aircraft stuff is perfect.
"What is best for my kids is best for me"
Persevere = happily being patient over a long period of time