It’s easy to see why people love spring – trees are bursting into life, daffodils are in bloom, lambs are frolicking in fields, shops are full of Easter chocolate and the days are finally getting longer. Moods seem instantly lifted with the welcoming of brighter skies, and new opportunities are hanging in the air, particularly when it comes to home decor.
If you’re ready to embrace the new season in your home, we’ve rounded up our favourite ways to brighten up your home ready for spring.
1. Add some beautiful blooms
Bring the outdoors in with a new vase and some fresh seasonal flowers such as daffodils, hyacinths or tulips. If you need some inspiration, check out our blog on styling with flowers.
2. Plan a big spring clean
Make use of our simple guide to start on that spring cleaning list you keep putting off.
3. Spruce up your hallway
Swap your winter boots and cosy coats for springtime alternatives, but don’t forget to keep your wellies to hand in case of any April showers!
4. Pick up style inspiration
5. Add some photos to your walls
We’re all guilty of having endless photos on our phones, so why not make spring your time to print off some pictures to frame? You can create a personalised gallery wall with favourite family snaps, or simply make a statement with single larger frames.
6. Moodboard your next project
7. Declutter your home
If you’ve been hoarding lots over the winter, follow our helpful guide to decluttering every room, taking it one space at a time to make the task seem less daunting.
8. Swap your curtains
Take down your heavy curtains and swap for a sheer, lightweight alternative that’s more suitable for the warmer weather.
9. Add lighter accessories
Switch out your soft furnishings to add lighter and brighter touches to your home, but you might want to keep a blanket to hand for any chilly evenings.
10. Switch up your space
Rearrange a shelf or corner to inject a bit of newness to your space. Add plants to freshen up your room, with green tones perfect for adding a contrast colour to your interiors.
11. Give your bedding a refresh
There’s nothing nicer than slipping into fresh bedding. With winter on the way out, it’s time to dig out your lighter duvet and treat your bed to a new set of sheets. There are lots of brands offering luxurious bedding, with some of our favourites including beddable, Christy and the Secret Linen Store.
12. Embrace 2022 decor trends
Stay in-the-know with this year’s interior style updates by taking a look at our predictions for the top decor trends of 2022 inspired by TikTok.
13. Mirror, mirror on the wall
Make the most of longer days by hanging a new mirror in your hallway, great for reflecting light and opening up smaller spaces.
14. Add colourful throws
Exchange heavy blankets for lighter throws for a simple way to refresh your home accessories.
15. Up your plant game
Invest in some new plants to give your home an extra bit of green. Stuck for how to style them? Check out our guide to decorating with plants for help.
16. Add some springtime scents
Whether you prefer candles, diffusers or scented sticks, give your home fragrance a spring update. Some of our favourite scents to welcome the new season include lavender, jasmine, lemon, and fresh cotton.
17. Go for warm neutrals
If pastels aren’t your thing, embrace the natural look and team warm neutral walls with earthy tones and anchor the space with pieces of our naturally beautifully oak furniture.
18. Get organised
Read our guide on reorganising your home to find a place for everything, from kids’ toys to kitchen supplies. Our dressers are perfect for keeping things in order in your kitchen/diner, or opt for a handy blanket box tidy away clutter at the end of the day.
19. Donate unwanted pieces
Don’t be afraid to get rid of the old. If you’ve got no use for it anymore, donate it to a good cause or recycle it. As part of our sustainability pledge, we’ve teamed up with Clearabee and the British Heart Foundation to offer ways to recycle your furniture.
20. Paint brushes at the ready
Add colour to your home with a lick of fresh paint. If you’d rather not commit to changing all of your walls, try painting a door or have a go at the trend for half-painted walls.
21. Go for pastel tones
Embrace your playful side with pastel colours like light yellows, blush pinks and baby blues, guaranteed to make your space feel happy and ready for the spring sunshine.
22. Plan your Easter decor
Dive into some DIY and create a wreath or spring centrepiece for your dining table using seasonal flowers and foliage, just in time for Easter.
23. Wake up your walls
If you want to add personality to your home then artwork is one of the best ways to make an instant impact. When choosing your wall art, go for a statement piece that ties in with the other colours in your room, or team several prints in similar colour palettes to unify the look.
24. Revive your work-from-home set up
Keep your mood high and your stress low by upgrading your working from home station. Take a look at our favourite ways to style your home office.
25. Go for floral prints
Style your home to match your newly-blooming garden with floral prints and leafy green motifs.
We hope this round up will take your home from winter wonderland to springtime paradise. Do you have any tips and tricks of your own for transitioning from winter to spring? Share them with us on Instagram, along with any snaps of your spring-ready homes by tagging #OakFurnitureland in your posts.