We can't be the only ones who think winter has been dragging on for a little bit too long. We can bet you're just as ready for the arrival of spring as we are. Whilst it remains unquestionably chilly outside, why not get ahead and start revamping the inside of your home for the new season now? We can guarantee spring decorating is a whole lot more fun than spring cleaning.
From sugary-sweet pastel shades to multifunctional décor, it couldn't be easier to inject some springtime into your interior.
1. PRETTY IN PASTEL
When you think of spring, what (pardon the pun) springs to mind? We bet it's fresh blooming flowers, cute yellow fluffy chicks and blue skies. But what do all these things have in common? Colour! Leaving behind the grey rainy days of winter, in spring colour re-emerges around us, and the perfect way to make the most of this is by embracing beautiful pastel shades, in everything from wall colours to accessories.
If you're not in the mood for painting a room or two, pastel shades such as powder blue, lilac and blush pink can be easily introduced through accessories likes vases, and soft furnishings such as cushions and throws. We particularly like the soft lilac shade of the Ada Vase from Broste Copenhagen (pair with a fresh bunch of flowers for a pretty look) and the subtle pink of the Perla Footstool.
For shades reminiscent of sunny spring skies, we recommend the Broste Copenhagen Oda Chair or Mea Floor Cushion. Both pieces are a more subtle nod to pastels, perfect if pinks and purples aren't quite your style.
2. GET YOUR FLORAL FIX
Florals for spring might not be groundbreaking, but they sure do look good. Nothing says spring quite like flowers and they can be introduced into your interior in a myriad of ways, so you can embrace them as much (or as little) as you want.
For a fuss-free addition to your home, we recommend artificial flowers or faux bouquets to add both greenery and blooms in one go. For those who frequently treat themselves to a fresh bouquet, show them off in style with a new vase. We particularly like the glass Hyacint Vase from Broste Copenhagen, which is delicately crafted and is as much an ornament as it is practical.
Don't be shy when it comes to injecting florals in your interiors. Updating cushions to those with more botanical-inspired patterns is a subtle and quick way to revamp a living room for spring. You don't have to stick purely to floral prints either, incorporating anything zoological or nature-related into your furnishings will work just as well.
If you're feeling bold, try out an accent piece or a heavily detailed design. The Amira Coffee Table features ornate floral carvings for a highly intricate look. If you want to try out florals within a neutral, pared-back interior, a piece like this is the way to go.
3. ORGANISED AS CAN BE
Getting organised is by far the most satisfying way to refresh your home for spring and so a great opportunity to invest in some new homeware.
For a storage solution that doesn't take up too much valuable floor space, think vertically, rather than horizontally. Designs with tiered shelves such as the Frida Shelf Unit are a brilliant choice because they offer ample storage and a place to display ornaments and trinkets.
Adding storage to bare walls is another great way to get organised and utilise space. Bathrooms and kitchens always benefit from wall storage like the Novia Wall Shelf, which provides the perfect caddy for tidying items in an aesthetically pleasing way.
Meanwhile, living rooms greatly benefit from a streamlined, organised space. Store your magazines (House Beautiful, obviously) in an easily accessible and on-trend wire holder. And for cushions, throws, blankets and just about everything else, invest in stylish wicker or bamboo storage baskets.
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