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Apr 3, 2016

50 ways to instantly spice up your home for spring

By: Amanda Etty
50 ways to instantly spice up your home for spring

Lina Rennell Raindrops Wallpaper Tiles, Hygge & West. Author: Hygge & West

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Apr 3, 2016

50 ways to instantly spice up your home for spring

By: Amanda Etty

Reinvigorate your home with these inspiring spring decorating ideas, recipes and must-have products.


Come out from under the duvets and shed your parkas, it's time to welcome spring! After spending months with minimal daylight and hearty comfort foods, there really is no better season to reinvigorate your home. From decorating inspiration and around-the-house DIY ideas to easy everyday recipes and must-have products – here’s to the best of spring from our homes to yours.

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50 ways to instantly spice up your home for spring

Beautiful spring spaces

Here are 14 inspiring rooms with spring touches that are guaranteed to brighten up your living space. Wouldn’t you love to paint your walls an airy blue?

By: Amanda Etty Source: Michael Nangreaves Credits: Style at Home

50 ways to instantly spice up your home for spring

Floral arrangements

While it’s nice to treat yourself to bunches of flowers from the market every so often, the blooms can look so-so if you toss them into a vase and call it a day. Luckily, we’ve compiled eight stunning spring floral arrangements to inspire eye-catching seasonal displays.

By: Amanda Etty Source: Ashley Capp Credits: Style at Home

50 ways to instantly spice up your home for spring

Spring blossoms

Blossoms are one of the best things about the season (and one of the first signs of life in the garden). Here’s how to decorate with clippings of colourful spring blossoms.

By: Amanda Etty Source: Virginia Macdonald Credits: Style at Home

50 ways to instantly spice up your home for spring

Spring cleaning

Open the windows, turn up your favourite tunes and shake off any leftover winter blues with our round-up of spring cleaning tips and tricks. Learn how to clean your windows, wash your shower curtain liner, polish tarnished silverware, remove pet hair from upholstery and much more.

By: Amanda Etty Source: Virginia Macdonald Credits: Style at Home

50 ways to instantly spice up your home for spring

DIY laundry hamper

A DIY project to help keep your home fresh and tidy: Create a lovely wall-mounted laundry hamper from pretty pillowcases.

By: Amanda Etty Source: Ryan Brook Credits: Style at Home

50 ways to instantly spice up your home for spring

Wire basket

Indoor plants bring instant colour and texture to any room. Turn a ubiquitous wire basket into an industrial chic plant support. Learn how to create this DIY project here.

By: Amanda Etty Source: Joe Kim Credits: Style at Home

50 ways to instantly spice up your home for spring

Strawberry and basil smoothie

A smoothie is the best light breakfast for busy mornings on the go, and one with fresh-from-the-garden ingredients is ideal for warm-weather days. Find out how to make this refreshing smoothie here.

By: Amanda Etty Source: Joe Kim Credits: Style at Home

50 ways to instantly spice up your home for spring

Dutch baby pancake

Make a favourite easy recipe for Mother’s Day brunch: Dutch baby pancakes are a cinch to put together and delicious when served with fruit preserves and a sprinkling of icing sugar. See here for the scrumptious recipe.

By: Amanda Etty Source: Maya Visnyei Credits: Style at Home

50 ways to instantly spice up your home for spring

Asparagus and leek tart

Cook a simple and satisfying weeknight dinner like this asparagus and leek tart featuring fresh ingredients from the farmers’ market or your weekly CSA share.

By: Amanda Etty Source: Edward Pond Credits: Style at Home

50 ways to instantly spice up your home for spring

Rhubarb frangipane tart

Offer to bring the dessert to the next dinner party with friends. This frangipane tart is sure to impress with its in-season rhubarb topping.

By: Amanda Etty Source: Joe Kim Credits: Style at Home

50 ways to instantly spice up your home for spring

Bicycle sheets

Make your bed with this adorable bicycle sheet set to remind you of one of your favourite fair-weather pastimes. Bicycle Four-Piece Cotton Sheet Set, Hudson’s Bay, $65.

By: Amanda Etty Source: Hudson's Bay Credits: Style at Home

50 ways to instantly spice up your home for spring

Quiche plate

Present tarts and quiches made with in-season ingredients in this gorgeous hand-painted quiche plate made by Montreal’s Art et Manufacture. Quiche Plate, Etsy, $75 US.

By: Amanda Etty Source: Art et Manufacture Credits: Style at Home

50 ways to instantly spice up your home for spring

Fun artwork

Adding artwork to your home is the easiest way to make a room come alive. This fun photography print is perfect for days when the sky isn’t so blue. Upside Down Print, Max Wanger Print Shop, from $25 US.

By: Amanda Etty Source: Max Wanger Print Shop Credits: Style at Home

50 ways to instantly spice up your home for spring

Modern watering can

This sculptural modern watering can is beautiful enough to display on a windowsill, where it’s always handy for when your plants need a quick drink. Haydron Watering Can, Light + Ladder, $210 US.

By: Amanda Etty Source: Light + Ladder Credits: Style at Home

50 ways to instantly spice up your home for spring

Wallpaper tiles

Wallpaper tiles are easy to remove and reuse, and they’re ideal for adding a small dose of colour to a room. Cover the back of a bookcase or wardrobe with this charming blue raindrop pattern (a nod to April showers). Lina Rennell Raindrops Wallpaper Tiles, Hygge & West, $58 US per set of 2.

By: Amanda Etty Source: Hygge & West Credits: Style at Home
 

 

 
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