Spring is finally here and today on the blog I’m sharing ways to bring touches of spring to your home decor.
The weather is warming up, trees are starting to bud, and the first flowers of spring are starting to make an appearance. It’s always a good feeling when you can finally throw open the windows and let the warm fresh air and sunshine in. And with the change in seasons comes a change-up in my home decor.
How to add touches of spring to your home decor
Switching up your decor for spring doesn’t have to take a ton of time or money. There are simple and easy ways to add small touches throughout your home without a ton of effort. Keep reading for my tips and tricks for adding a touch of spring to your home decor.
How to bring spring into your home
01: Add some life into your home
When I think about spring I think about all the beautiful flowers and plants coming back to life after a cold, dark winter. What better way to inject a bit of spring and color into your home decor than with some fresh flowers and plants.
If you’ve been a follower of mine for a bit then you know I LOVE fresh flowers in our home. It’s one of my essential home decor items that I love to style with. I love to pick up a bouquet from the local farm or garden center or even create my own with grocery store blooms.
And while a bouquet is fairly inexpensive, replacing them weekly or biweekly can start to add up quickly.
Plants are a great addition or alternative to fresh flowers. I have a handful of plants throughout our home and love mixing them in with my decor. They bring instant life to any room they’re in, and when taken care of, far outlive a bouquet of flowers.
Convinced you don’t have a green thumb? How about incorporating dried flowers in your decor? There are a few ways you can do this. You can dry fresh flowers you have on hand and create your own or you can purchase flowers already dried like I did. I popped mine into a little vase and styled them in our dining room.
Faux flowers are another great way to bring this look into your home. Although they can be a little more expensive up front, You’ll save in the long run as you’ll be able to reuse them over and over again. Afloral has both silk and dried flowers and an incredible variety of both to choose from.
02: Infuse Spring into your home through scent
Another way to bring spring into your home is through the use of candles. I love a good candle and have quite the stockpile here at home. I’m always on the hunt for that perfect scent and change mine out with each season.
Switching up your candles is an easy and inexpensive way to bring those springtime vibes into your home.
We can connect memories and emotions to certain smells and for me, nothing says spring like fresh floral and citrus scents. Lighting a candle in our home that reminds me of spring instantly changes my mindset and gets me excited for the change in seasons.
03: Bring some lightness to your decor
With each changing season, I like to switch up our decor to keep things fresh. Adding seasonal touches and mixing in a few new pieces for an updated look.
For spring this year I’m loving clear glass pieces. Candlesticks, vases, bowls, and dishes. I can’t get enough! It feels very modern and fresh and on-trend right now.
I love how mixing in a few glass pieces brings a bit of lightness and airiness to my decor. Perfect vibes for spring!
04: Swap out your throw pillows and blankets
Another way to add a bit of spring to your home is to update your throw pillows and blankets. This is a quick and easy way to switch up your look and add seasonal pops of color and texture. And, it doesn’t have to cost a ton of money.
Two of my favorite sources for throw pillows and blankets are HomeGoods and T.J. Maxx. Their price points are pretty good and they usually have a great selection to choose from.
When I can, I like to purchase the pillow covers separately. This way I can use the existing pillows I already have, and easily store the off-season ones in the linen closet.
05: Give a nod to spring holidays
I don’t typically like to decorate for smaller holidays like Easter and St. Paddy’s Day. Rather, I prefer to mix in pieces that give a slight nod to the spring holidays and can be left out for more than a few days.
One way to do this is to incorporate pieces that feel classic and traditional. This year I tucked a few marble eggs I found while out thrifting into a glass candy dish and placed them under a cloche.
The eggs are a nod to the Easter holiday but they can stand on their own as a spring decor item because of the way they are made. I chose colors that felt like spring to me but would also work with our current decor. Extending their shelf life per se and allowing me to get more use out of the pieces I bring into our home.
Another example of taking an item associated with a holiday and extending its life cycle is a four-leaf clover brass paperweight. Four-leaf clovers are often associated with St. Paddy’s Day. By changing up the color and material for something that is more classic and traditional in feel, you’re able to give a nod to the holiday but create a look that reads spring as well.
06: ADD SEASONAL POPS OF COLOR
When I think of spring, the colors that come to mind are light, airy, and bright happy colors. Vibrant greens, pastel pinks and blues, lavender, and yellow.
An easy way to inject a touch of spring into your home decor is through the use of these colors. Some ideas and ways to bring these colors into your home include art, pillows, flowers, or even books.
Whether you use items you have on hand or add in new pieces, utilizing these colors is one of the easiest ways to translate spring into your home.
Adding spring time vibes to your home
These simple tips and tricks make it easy to transition your home decor and usher in those spring time vibes. Use one or all of them together to celebrate the new season and the warmer, sunnier weather to come!