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There's something utterly rejuvenating about Spring - After months of cold and dreary weather, spring is a time of rebirth and renewal, so it’s no wonder we feel an urge to spruce up our homes and embrace the energy that comes with the new season.
With the holidays in our rear-view mirror, the best way to usher in a warm-weather refresh is to start with a spring clean. Once everything is clean, tidy, and clutter-free you can begin to upgrade your space: From pastel colours, floral accents, and fresh patterns, get ready to pop a Claritin and bring these chic spring decorating ideas and styling tips home with you this season.
Spring gives us the perfect excuse to transform our home interiors with fresh decorating ideas. If you’d love to update your home without spending a lot of money or making drastic changes, today we’re sharing some of our favourite spring home decor ideas for 2021. With just a few quick tweaks, your interior design will go from winter-ready to warm weather fabulous.
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Using greenery to bring the beauty of nature inside is one of the easiest ways to decorate your home for spring. Not only does foliage make your living space more inviting and luxurious, but it also makes your home’s air healthier.
Leafy green plants and blossoming flowers enhance the beauty of your interior and outdoor living spaces, bringing freshness and eco-friendly style into spring decorating. Full-size, leafy plants are great accent pieces for any room. Smaller plants, like succulents, make for beautiful table adornments and can easily be placed anywhere without taking up too much space.
Plants can be tricky because they do require care and attention. So before you commit to buying any indoor plants, make sure to do some research. You’ll need to figure out if a plant suits your home and lifestyle. If you’re unsure, visit a nursery where trained professionals can help you rather than going it alone.
LIGHTEN YOUR LOOK
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With the onset of spring, it feels great to shake off the remnants of winter and bring some of that spring freshness into our homes. A practical and inexpensive way to completely transform the look of your home is to use paint. Whether you decide to do a complete room makeover, or if you can’t bear the mess and upheaval, why not consider painting one wall in a bright, seasonal colour?
Pastels are synonymous with spring and do the perfect job at freshening up your spring home decor. Both gentle and airy, pastel hues offer an environment of tranquility so greatly desired in our fast-paced, hectic lives.
WELCOME THE SUN
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As the hours of sunshine increase each day, this is the perfect time to maximise the amount of light in your home. Spring is all about creating a light and airy atmosphere; there’s something about a breeze blowing through the space that instantly makes it feel better.
To allow fresh air to circulate through the room, replace heavy or dark curtains with white or lighter-coloured versions–or even remove them altogether. Eliminating obstacles from your windows means all the stuffiness of winter is pushed outside, and the rooms can finally breathe again.
If you're looking to create a stylish modern aesthetic, a spring window treatment is in order. Frosted glass windows allow for ultimate privacy without blocking any light from entering, and you have the freedom to be creative with colour and pattern. Window film is a fun, inexpensive way to decorate your windows with the colours of Spring.
UPDATE YOUR TEXTILES
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The spring sun lightens the home, warms up gently, and induces to freshen up the decoration. The atmosphere of the home transforms effortlessly with new and colourful textiles. Spring decor is all about fresh colours, and accessories are always an easy update.
There’s no need or expectation to buy all new things come spring. However, it is the perfect time to carefully look at your textiles and replace what is worn, ripped, or faded. Switching up your throw pillows, blankets, and statement oriental rug can completely update the space. Light-weight fabrics, such as cotton and linen work nicely this season, and you should stick to bright colours and pared-back patterns.
Here are some of our favourite Persian and Oriental rugs featured for Spring 2021: