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    Apr 25 th, 2017
    Expert Tips-Interiors 101-The Naturalist No Comments

    6 ways to give your home a spring refresh

     

    Spring is a time for renewal and reinvigoration – and with the longer days and blossom bursting forth outside – it’s time to cast off any winter residue inside. A guaranteed way to do this is to give your home a good old-fashioned spring clean and a revitalising refresh. So dust away the dirt, open the windows and follow our simple steps to usher in the new season.

     

    Get organised

    It might be a cliché, but clearing out the clutter – and keeping what you need where you can find it – will bolster your surroundings and your soul. Busy, messy surfaces sap energy and waste valuable time spent looking for things. Smart, stylish storage is your friend,

    Spring updates organise

    Image via Sainsbury home

     

    Lighten up

    The simplest way to freshen your home is to switch heavy textures and moody tones for lighter, brighter ones. So pack away dark drapes, woollen throws and cosy cushion covers and introduce cool cotton fabrics and soft, spring hues.

     

    Spring Refresh - light up

    Image via H&M Home

    Pack properly

    Ensure winter woollens are clean before putting them away – you don’t want to attract a moth party – the critters love dust and dirt. Keep them from feasting on your finest with natural (non-smelly) moth traps from totalwardrobecare.co.uk. Save space with surfaces that can double up as storage.

    Spring Refresh storage

    Image via The White Company

    The joy of paint

    For an instant and satisfying update, a lick of paint is hard to beat – and confident colour choices will create an interior with impact. Master paint-maker Little Greene’s new ‘Colours of England’ paint chart mixes heritage hues with modern shades and makes it easy to make bold choices you can live with all year round, Flint, Deep Space Blue & Marigold, 2.5L £42, littlegreene.com

     

    Spring Refresh Paint it

    Image via Little Greene

    Plant life

    Lush foliage makes a space feel alive, so bring in palms, ferns and cacti for a gratifying dose of greenery. Find chic pots and planters at Futureandfound.com. Not green-fingered? Fear not, the beautiful botanical art prints by Dutch artist, Maalke Koster will inject their leafy loveliness onto your walls.

     

    Spring Refresh Plant life

    Image via Ross and Brown

    Spring Refresh Plant a project

    Image via future and found

    Plan a project

    Of course, spring is a great time to plan a scheme with more permanence – and if you want to create one with a palette that’s easy to update with small seasonal flourishes, our Decologists can show you how.

    Spring Refresh Plant a project

    Image via John Lewis

     

    Do you have a spring project in mind? Our super talented Decologists can help with any project big or small –  start  now or book a you free consultation today.

    Cover photo credit Decologist Rebecca Lindon.

     

     

     

     

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