“Silver-white winters that melt into springs; these are a few of my favorite things!“
There couldn’t be a more perfect way to describe what I’m feeling right now (besides the snow part). Everything about this season we’re in feels fresh but also like limbo! I’m still very much in the design phase of our 2023 project list, so maybe it’s the lack of project action that makes it feel like limbo. And it’s certainly not a bad thing! I’m very much embracing the calm, especially knowing we have a full year of projects ahead of us!
I would say even my decor is in a state of limbo. Is it Winter? Is it Spring? Locally, we don’t have any snow, so it doesn’t feel like Winter, but it doesn’t feel like Spring, either! What do you do once you pack up all the Christmas decor? I certainly haven’t been eager to replace the holiday trinkets with anything else, and I’m calling it the in-between.
So during this in-between era, I have a few tips to inspire your late winter, pre spring decor.
Wallpaper | Table | Pendant | Bowl
One of the simplest, easiest way to reflect the season in your decor is to display some fruit in a basket or bowl. Okay, okay, I know oranges are technically a winter fruit, but with spring approaching, these oranges (with the cutie stems on) look so bright and tangy. I feel like they bring a touch of color, plus they’re edible!
Salt Cellar | Sconce | Oil Cruet | Spoon Rest | Kitchen Sources
Another simple way to make your home start to feel spring-ish is to use more green branches and stems. to me, green means that they’re not quite in bloom yet, which really lends itself to this transitional time. These hydrangeas (along with the rest of the fresh greenery around the house) came from Trader Joe’s and they’re holding on so strong.
Chandelier | Rug | Mirror | Faux Tree | Leather Ottomans | Coffee Table | Bowl | Linen Sofa | Velvet Sofa | Black Art | Picture Light | Tree Art | Swivel Chairs | Plaid Pillows | Side Table
Nothing says winter more than chunky knits, and fuzzy textiles. I think after the Holidays, I just crave some visual reprieve and those heavier textiles add a lot of weight. All you need are a few pillows with clean lines and a neatly folded throw over the sofa. Feels like a breath of fresh air to me!
Bowl | Sconces | Candelabra | Faux Stems
I’m currently embracing some aspects of minimalism as a design style! I’ve never uttered those words before, and I might not ever again, but these clean surfaces and lines are bringing me joy. Nothing says spring more than a tidy surface!
Frame TV | Frame | Frame TV Art | Rug | Floral Pillow | Table Lamp | Sconce
Switching out your artwork is another great way to embrace seasonal decor, no matter which season! Taking time to swap out some art around the house can change how a room feels, and don’t forget your frame TV art! I’m really loving this William Morris-style pigeon art in the bonus room. It’s very art deco-vintage and brings some life into the room. (Be sure to scroll down for some frame tv art recommendations!)
These tips cost little to no money, and you can most likely start implementing something on this list immediately! However, if you want to invest in some early spring decor pieces to breathe fresh air into your home, here’s a list of products that are sure to make a transformation. Also, a lot of these things can lend to multiple seasons, depending on your home and how you style them!
1. Green Snowball Spray $42
2. Amber & Clove Candle $36
3. Faux Figs $14
4. The Goldfinch Vintage Painting $3
5. Pedestal Bowl $22
6. Fluted Glass Vase $79
7. Tapered Candles $38
8. Taper Candle Holder $14
9. Linus Pillow $38
10. Stripe Throw Blanket $45
11. A Place to Call Home $46
12. Heirloom Kitchen Soap Set $50
13. Artificial Fig Branch $44
14. Floral Lamp Shade $98
15. Footed Serving Bowl $39
16. Welcome Home Doormat $19
As I said before, don’t forget about your frame TV art! Even if you don’t have a frame tv, most smart TVs these days have a way to display artwork. If you want a step-by-step on how to swap your Samsung art, check out this blog post! Here are some digital art downloads that lend to early spring decor.
1. Vintage Flower Still Life $1
2. Tree Sketch $3
3. Birds Pattern $1
4. Summer Landscape $1
5. Train and Field $5
6. Blue Delft $5
7. Hillside $20
8. Brook $5
9. Peonies Oil Painting $3
10. Watercolor Fruit Trees $4
11. Vintage Fruit Trees $2
12. Cottage Garden $1
I have to admit I love winter, I kinda wish it lasted more (call me crazy but I do). But your tips really set the mood and make me more mellow to welcome spring. Just not yet! And I do love the artwork on your TV!
I’m up north where it will likely be winter for another two months. We’re definitely embracing the winter vibes still! Spring will come in March (hopefully).
Omg! I’m in Utah and it hasn’t stopped snowing for weeks so it very much still feels like winter here! Haven’t even thought about spring yet we still need all our warm and cozy throw blankets and fires!!
Great paintings – love it! Thanks
I just changed my computer wallpaper to reflect this transitional season! I went with winter themes without any indication of a holiday. I also changed out my flowers for more greens at home.
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