Break out of your winter rut, and refresh and update your home for spring with these simple, quick and great interior decorating tips
You can start by looking at the fabrics in your home. Velvet, silk/satin, wool, fur, damask ortweed/tapestry fabrics can feel too heavy for spring and summer. Its not hard to give you home design updates, by using fresh colorful fabrics and having a collection of pillows for various seasons, as you would for your own closet. Spring is a fantastic time of year to bring in breezy fabrics like linen, florals, bright colors or printed cotton into your pillows, upholstery, slip covers or even drapes. You can take fabrics into the kitchen - to your table cloths and seat covers/upholstery. You’ve got countless fabrics to choose from to transform and freshen your home.
Bedding can be refreshed as well. Pick up a new duvet and shams or have them made. This will brighten up your bedroom. This easy design solution not only brings color to your room but can help inspire you to make your bed every day and keep your roomtidy
Flowers in your rooms can freshen things up quickly, even if its just foliage from the springing, budding branches and leaves around your property and neighborhood. Clips some while out in your garden or when walking your dog. Its an easy low-maintenance way to add a freshness to a room without too much fuss. And if you refresh the water on a regular basis and trim the bottoms of the stems, the leaves and branches can live for months.
Furniture can be rearranged in your living room. Moving around your furniture is the ultimate no-cost decorating tip. IT will quickly update you for spring and leave your home feeling brand new
Color plays a big part in mood and colourful accessories are always an easy update for spring. Interesting decorative colourful objects, and books brighten your coffee tables, mantles and book cases. Affordable vases with bold agate accents and perhaps gold leaf pieces can house your fresh spring cuttings and floral arrangements. Magazines and hardcover tabletop books are great for accessorizing side tables and coffee tables.
Spring cleaning is always a must and will make you feel happier having a cleaner home where you can watch the warm, sunny weather touching your walls and counters that you have cleaned up of dings or scratches. Bring the freshness of the outdoors into your interiors
Renewal doesn’t mean you have to change absolutely everything in your home. Simplify your home by removing clutter and too many accessories to allow for a fresh simple look. Your vases filled with spring branches and green plants brightly adorning your spaces., will give you a feeling ofrebirth in your home and yourself, bringing you closer to nature
Area rugs can be cleaned and stored away for the colder seasons. Just live with bare, clean wood floors for a lighter “airier’ feel. ( if you have them ) Less dust, less clutter, more spring freshness in your home
Spring fresh scented candles could be a good choice to define the seaon
Painting and wallpapering can be fun and fairly inexpensive. Nothing freshens up a space more than a lick of paint. You can go for a whole room or just tackle a feature wall, to add a pop of fresh color or pattern . Feature walls in bright, laquer colors make a statement and liven things up. There are even great panels or textures that can be applied to ceilings to add drama, mood, theme and interest
Statement pieces can refresh a room easily. Subtle changes, such as introducing new light fixtures that are playful and beautiful and can bring the garden inside. Many lovely light fixtures are nature inspired, today.
Art is always a good choice and can instantly transform a space - update your collection with prints or paintings of floral blossoms or zen like nature landscapes. Art adds energy and mood to your home, as does color, texture, light and space
Allow that natural abundant light to stream into your room, hitting your newly painted walls and fresh fabrics. Change up heavy curtains, perhaps replacing heavy blinds with sheers, having all your windows professionally cleaned.
I hope these tips have helped you bring that spring feeling into your heart and home