10 decorating ideas for spring
No need for the thick throws or bulky area rugs anymore. It’s time to revive your decor with accessories that will help bring spring into your space. We’ve found 10 great ways to help you welcome the new season into your home.
Spring is the best time to give your home a thorough cleaning, and with cleaning comes de-cluttering. It’s time to get rid of (or organize behind closed doors) all of the extra clutter that your house accumulated through the winter months. You can do just that with this fire red credenza, while also adding a fabulous pop of colour. The credenza is large enough to conceal anything big or small and cleaning up your space will ultimately give your room a fresher appeal. CB2, $599.
Whether it’s for Easter dinner or a Sunday brunch, put your formal China away and put out some fresh, warm-coloured spring dinnerware. Changing dishes to something more fun and floral will allow you to bring the freshness of the outdoors in. This 16-piece dinnerware set, hand-painted in green will add a splash of colour to your tabletop decor. The unique square shape with wavy edges also adds a charming touch. Bed Bath and Beyond $109.99 (16-piece set).
Now that it is spring, this means we’ll be seeing pretty blooms everywhere so why not bring them right into your home? After all, there’s no better way to bring spring into your home than with fresh cut flowers. Use one or both of these Talia vases to showcase your beautiful flower arrangements on tabletops, side tables or even in the welcoming front entryway. Crate and Barrel, $25.90 - $32.39.
Plant pots don’t only have to be meant for your backyard and the outdoors. Bring them indoors as you welcome spring into your home. This garden must-have is hand-painted and decorated using decoupage art. It’s also an inexpensive decor accessory, so feel free to purchase multiples for different areas around the home. Little Gems Jewells on Etsy, $6.09 US.
Personalized rubber doormat
Since we are in for the rainy season, along with rubber boots, you may also want to invest in a rubber doormat like this one. It is durable, mildew-resistant, yet is still a decorative addition to your front door. The heavyweight molded-rubber also helps keep it firmly in place. Personalize it with your family’s name or a witty welcome message to get your guests giggling before they enter. Williams-Sonoma, $111.90 – $161.66.
Spring wall decal
Sometimes you don’t need a new coat of paint or decor accessories to refresh your decor. All you need is a wall decal that can be easily applied onto any wall in the house. In this case, why not bring spring all the way into your kid’s bedroom or nursery decor. With a variety of colours to choose from, you can pick the right one to match your space. Get creative and arrange them on the wall as you wish to make your own design. Your little girl will definitely love looking at this pretty design in her room! Art Home Decals on Etsy, $87 US.
Bright napkins and placemats
Bright colours are certainly a sign of spring and warming temperatures. Embrace them by swapping out those dark table linens and replace them with more vibrant options. Mix and match these colourful napkins and placemats on your dining or kitchen table to instantly brighten up the space. Bed, Bath and Beyond, $19.99 (for six napkins and six placemats).
If you don’t want to bring actual fresh flowers into your home, opt for just the essence of the flowers. These candles are a lovely lighting option and great for anywhere in the home. They will also add a beautiful colour and have your home smelling like orchids. Pier1, $7.20-$13.06.
Add a dash of colour to your living room with this lampshade. The beautifully decorated peony flowers are just the thing to bring a touch of spring into the home. It will undeniably draw attention to anyone who enters the room and is the perfect accessory to brighten up a your child’s room. Vikki200 on Etsy, $48 US.
The nights can still get chilly in the early spring months, but not enough for those thick throws. Instead, opt for something lighter like these organic essential blankets. They come in the warm colours that spring is known for – no more moody blues anymore! Monogramming is also available to add a personal touch. Pottery Barn, $80.29 – $134.72.
Find more ways to bring spring into your home with our helpful list of 10 ways to welcome spring.