Spring is here and that means it’s the perfect time to give your home a fresh new style. During the winter it’s normal to want to retreat into your home and create a cozy environment but when the sun shines brightly again and the temperatures climb homeowners want to capture that airy spirit and natural brightness in their home style. Here are 5 great ways to give your home a spring style upgrade that will make your home inviting and tranquil:
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- Bring in Greenery
Plants are a must-have home style accessory because they look great and they provide lots of fresh oxygen that will make your home feel fresher. There are some plants, like palms, ivy, and succulents that will clean the air and keep your home smelling good which is a nice bonus if you have pets. Just make sure that any plants you bring into your home are safe for the pets that you have or hang the plants up high so that they are aren’t of reach.
Think you have a black thumb when it comes to having plants? Try succulents. Succulents are low maintenance plants that are ideal for people who don’t want the constant upkeep. Fresh flowers in vases are also a lovely way to brighten up a room.
- Durable Quartz Countertops
Quartz countertops are a great alternative to builder grade granite. Quartz is highly durable but also light and bright to make your kitchen look clean and airy. Quartz offers a variety of colors including a gorgeous look of marble without the huge cost and maintenance needed to keep marble countertops looking great. Quartz countertops cost is relatively affordable as compared to other countertop options. When you change your countertops and install quartz it will transform the look and feel of your kitchen. Custom colored quartz countertops let you add bright and fun colors to your kitchen, which is one of the hottest kitchen design trends right now.
- Decorative Accents
Spring and summer are all about natural colors and soft furnishings so accessories like throws, pillows, and new window treatments will give your home the luxurious indoor/outdoor feel that you want to enjoy in the spring. Pops of bright colors in pillows or pillows and throws in natural soothing hues of green and light pastels will give your living room a spring glow. Consider dressing up your neutral decor with brighter colored pillows, curtains, and even rugs that you can change out each season.
- Brighten Your Walls
Soften up those winter white walls with beautiful bright spring hues by painting one wall as an accent wall with a green or golden yellow paint. If you don’t want to commit to a new paint color on the wall you can brighten up your space with fun photographs and artwork full of color featuring spring flowers like Gerbera daisies and tulips.
- Distressed Hardwood Flooring
New flooring is a fantastic way to add value to your home while changing the look and feel. Light distressed wood flooring with unique wear patterns will add some vintage charm, warmth, and natural color to your home. Distressed hardwood flooring is a big design trend this year because distressed hardwood is gorgeous, sustainably produced, and unique for each home.
You don’t have to spend a fortune to give your home a seasonal style upgrade. Investing just a little bit of money in your home this spring will make your house more expressive of your personality and give you a serene sanctuary that reflects the happiness and warmth of the season.
Mandy Lee is a contributor to Innovative Construction Materials. She is a blogger and content writer for the building materials industry. Mandy is focused on helping fellow homeowners, contractors, and architects discover materials and methods of construction that increase property value, maximize energy savings, and turn houses into homes.