Judith’s Diary

Interior Design Tips – Here Comes Spring!

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The sun finally made an appearance this week and with it a welcome rise in temperatures. With the sight of snowdrops and daffodils in verges and gardens and the clocks going forward next weekend it was possible to believe that Spring is just around the corner.

It might be a little early to turn off the heating but we can certainly think about emerging from hibernation and brightening our homes. There’s nothing like a bit a yellow to lift the spirits so here are a few suggestions as to how to use it in your home.

Yellow cushion with image of two toucan  I love this  toucan cushion from Scion. Not only is it a lovely cheerful yellow but the birds themselves make me smile. I wonder what they are saying to each other!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A knitted throw is always an easy and inexpensive way of introducing colour and texture to a scheme. it will also keep you warm if the temperatures drop. This throw from Dunelm has a pom pom trim and also comes with the option of a matching cushion. Perfect for the bedroom or your sofaBed dressed with yellow knitted throw and cushion with pom pom trim.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yellow background fabric with stylistic image of foxglove

This quirky foxglove design fabric in quince colourway is from Missprint. It would make great curtains or cushion covers. For a kitchen, it would look striking as a blind or table runner. The same design also comes as a wallpaper.

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Word art is a simple way to ring the changes, this piece from Next is perfect for a hallway to welcome visitors but would work anywhere in your home

 

 

 

Spring means wildlife and nature and these make make great themes for a freshen up of your decor.

This bee patterned doorstop is part of a range of homewares from designer Sophie Allport and the beehive shape is perfect.                           Beehive shaped doorstop in bee patterned fabric

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

My final piece of advice is to add colour with fresh flowers such as daffodils and tulips Jug of Spring flowers

 

If you would like help with refreshening your home for Spring call on 07745 876182 e mail info@homestyle4u.com or complete the contact form below. We cover Cheshire and the North West.

 

 

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