As we say goodbye to winter and hello to spring, it’s the perfect time to refresh the look of your home. From pastel paints to floral wallpaper, there are many easy ways you can add cheery touches to your decor. Take a look at our selection of beautiful decorating ideas which will help you welcome the new season into your home.
Brighten up your walls by painting them a cool, crisp mint color. The lacquer gives a sleek, polished look, while the mint green shade uplifts the interior of the room. This elegant choice of color can easily help you create a refreshing atmosphere where you can unwind and relax. Add complimentary shades of gray, white and cream to the room to produce a fresh look that will last all year round.
You don’t always have to use tiles in your bathroom. Instead of having boring plain white subway tiles, go for something a bit different and add floral wallpaper instead. The green hue of this wallpaper is fresh and inviting while the flowers add femininity and charm. If you don’t want to overpower the room with too many floral decorations, only place the wallpaper on one wall to create an interesting focal point.
With its statement floral wallpaper, this gorgeous powder room is incredibly stylish and certainly has the wow factor. The soothing pastel colors of the pink peonies on the walls bring a soft infusion of spring to the bathroom. If you're daring enough to have this wallpaper, pair it with strong gold accents as these beautifully add elegance and sophistication. To boost the fresh floral appeal of the room and accentuate its stunning femininity, add a small vase of pink peonies next to the sink as a finishing touch.
Grey doesn’t have to remind you of a rainy day! In fact, it doesn’t have to be dull, dark, or dismal. The right shade can actually brighten up your home - light gray flooring is a common feature in Scandinavian design and is now being found in homes across America. It's no wonder, as light gray is a good neutral color which can instantly create a light and airy look in any room. Soft pastel shades of green and blue work really well with this color, as they subtly pop against the cool grey tones of the floor.
Bring spring into your bedroom with a luscious lilac headboard. This calming shade of purple is very subdued and not too overpowering, making it perfect for the bedroom. Adding it to the headboard gives the room a cozy feel which should help you drift off into a peaceful sleep at night time. Lilac is an easy color to decorate with due to its subtle properties, and works well with patterned wallpaper and fabrics.
Pink and White
Whether it’s a warm blush shade or a vibrant eye popping hue, pink effortlessly adds elegance to any room. As white offers a practically blank canvas, this makes it the perfect combination color, as the clean, crisp shade allows the pink to stand out. Boost the brightness of your room, by lightening up your walls and ceiling with white paint. Then add pink accessories such as hot pink cushioned chairs and a vase of pink flowers. Alternatively you can switch up the colors, and paint the walls a soothing pink, and add white accessories. Regardless of which combination you choose, it works either way.
Invoke the positive feelings experienced when walking through a spring meadow, by painting your cabinets pistachio. This invigorating shade of green will easily liven up your cabinetry and give your kitchen a fresh earthy look. Pair it with solid colors such as black and white, so the green naturally stands out.
Create a serene and peaceful atmosphere in your bedroom with a calm palette of pale colors. A grass colored rug just screams out spring and coordinates well with matching furniture, such as a chair, as well as fabrics like a soft throw. Striped wallpaper keeps the room visually interesting without being too bold, while small elements of peach help break up the amount of green in the room.
Coordinating prints are extremely stylish and produce a cohesive flow in your home. Choose complimentary pastel colors when picking out prints for a room, to capture the spirit of spring. Restrict yourself to only incorporating two different patterns to make an interesting design that is not too overbearing and loud. In a bedroom, try matching the bed skirt with the canopy if you have one. A soft blush pink is good if you want to create a feminine touch, but other pastel colors including green work equally as well. For the second pattern, match the fabric of your headboard with your curtains and try and include one of the pastel colors featured in the other patterned fabric so they coordinate.
If you’re wanting to incorporate bright spring colors in your home, but are scared of how it will look, start off by experimenting with the smallest room. The bathroom is a great place to try out new colors, as unlike larger rooms, you can easily change it back. A bold shade of ocean blue creates a refreshing and relaxing look which is very reminiscent of the seaside. Find one with a fun geometric pattern rather than a solid color to make a big statement look. Keep accessories to a minimum and only have the essentials in the room so it doesn't detract from the beautiful coastal color of the walls.