Happy Wednesday! Today I have a guest post from my friends at Décor Aid and they’re giving you awesome tips on how to refresh your home this spring! Enjoy!
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With the reemergence of springs natural beauty, it’s always a great time to edit and update the look and feel of your home for a mood-enhancing refresh. And to help inspire you as you rethink your home, the interior designers at firm Décor Aid have shared some smart solutions to consider upgrading your home with as warmer temperatures are finally back in season.
It should come as no surprise that just like the way you dress, spring also calls for vibrant hits of color throughout your home. So shed those dark, moody winter hues for more energizing colors and patterns. Think colors derived from the outdoors and rosy and citrus hues. And if all-over color is too much for your home, you can still inject a fresh feel in smaller doses through pillows, throws, and decorative accessories.
Since lampshades can attract hard to remove dust over time, use new ones as a cue to completely change the look and feel of any room inexpensively. In fact, you’ll be surprised at how effectively a fresh lampshade can elevate a room instantly.
BRING IN FRESH FLOWERS
Another no-brainer mood-enhancing element to ring in the season is also another affordable way to revive a space via fresh florals. Go for vibrant florals and think oversized to really make a room-defining statement. Plus, fresh plants and flowers will not only uplift your spirits, but they’ll also help to purify the air in a room while adding subtle fragrance in it.
NATURAL, LIGHTER MATERIALS
Embrace the warmer feel of the season with lighter natural fabrics in warm neutrals and ditch winter’s heavier and darker fabrics altogether. Think natural organic fibers, fresh white bed linens and curtain panels, along with rattan, wicker, and cane elements.
Create a wanderlust sensibility with far-flung ethnic and tribal-inspired prints and patterns instantly that boast evoke an undeniably upbeat sense of cool. And since native and original prints like Ikate are often vibrant and colorful, you can style them in offbeat ways. So do go for small, symmetrical ethnic prints that’ll produce plenty of striking impact.
GET + KEEP ORGANIZED
Sure a deep clean is about has seasonal as you can get, but nothing beats the feel of a home that stays tidy from day to day. So take a cue from Mari Kondo and reconsider and edit what you have stored away. This will, in turn, give you loads of more storage space and it’ll make keeping organized everyday all the easier. And do clean your windows, baseboards, and just about anything that needs a thorough once over.
AN OMBRE EFFECT
Ombre and Shibori tie-dye prints and fabrications evoke the feel of a glorious sun-drenched afternoon while adding visual texture throughout a space. And creating your own tie-dye pieces can prove to be great fun while also affordable. Even better if you can stick to classic blue and white colorways.
PLAYS ON PATTERN
Let the sun shine in with statement-making plays of riotous patterns and prints juxtaposed for the ultimate room-defining clash. This will help energize your home while also injecting it with unique and playful personality.
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