Changing your decor for Spring is a great way to make your home feel as fresh as the beautiful weather outside. About.com has some helpful suggestions for how to transform your space for the new season.
One of the quickest ways to make your space feel fundamentally
different is to rearrange your furniture. Make sure to allow enough
room around the furniture for people to flow naturally in and out of
your room and to keep it light and airy. A great way to usher Spring
into your home is to literally bring pieces of nature into your space.
Put cuttings of your favorite flowers in your vases, add shells or rocks
to glass containers, or use driftwood or branches as decorations.
Now is also a great time to make sure your outdoor space, if you have
one, is inviting and somewhere you want to spend time. If you're lucky
enough to have a balcony, fill it with throw blankets, pillows, rugs,
even mirrors to add dimension. Next go back inside and decorate with
color. If your landlord won't allow you to paint your apartment,
brighten up your room by switching out accessories for ones in a
brighter hue, or even use slipcovers to transform your tired old
Another trick for giving your space a quick
makeover? Swap out your heavy drapes for something made of lighter
material or in a brighter color. Finally, use the urge to "Spring
Clean" to organize all the stuff that's weighing you down so you can
enter this wonderful time of year as light as the Spring breezes!