Practical Tips on How to Transition from Winter to Spring Decor

I know it’s still Winter and Spring isn’t for a few weeks, but I just couldn’t help myself and decided it was time to decorate for Spring. In the hopes that you too are longing for more color , sunshine and some Spring inspiration in your own home,  I am sharing practical tips on how to transition from Winter to Spring decor!

Practical Tips on How to Transition from Winter to Spring Decor including fabulous pictures and ideas!

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Hydrangeas, baskets and books a few practical ways to help transition your winter to spring decor!

Practical Tips on How to Transition from Winter to Spring Decor

I also have the pleasure of joining some friends who are sharing some of their Spring inspired posts. If you are coming from Sarah at Dreaming of Homemaking’s blog, welcome! Her Spring touches on her back deck are absolutely gorgeous!

Practical Tip:Do What Makes You Happy!

Welcome to our home! For those of you new to my blog, I’m Kelly and I live in beautiful Colorado. Yes, it is still snowy here but as you are about to see it is Spring inside our home! It makes me happy and that is my first tip for you. Do what makes you happy. It’s your home! It’s OK to not always follow the rules. 😉Welcome to our entryway.

Our newly remodeled tile entry was a risk. But it was something that made me happy and I am so glad we did it! I had fun dressing up this area for Spring. I added Spring vignettes throughout our downstairs, just like the one below. I also eliminated all winter trees and winter type pillows from this area and of course added some color!

Chase Grace sign and wicker demi johns the perfect and practical Spring combo

Practical Tip: Vignettes and Collections

As you walk through our entryway you land in our dining room. I love the light in this room and had fun creating a fun vignette (collection) of my favorite ironstone blue and white dishes. While at the grocery store I had to grab a few bunches of these daffodils. The pretty pop of yellow is just what I was craving for that Spring feeling!

a pretty vignette of daffodils and blue and white ironstone.

vintage spoons and blue and white ironstone dish for an easy Spring touch on a white wicker tray.

When creating vignettes I like to use the rule of three. I create different layers and varying heights with objects that I love. Even though this grouping obviously has more than three items your eyes really only see three things. The flowers as one, the group of cups and plates as one and the layered tray and basket as one.

yellow daffodils and blue and white tea cups

Bright dining space with large lantern stylecahndelier and spring vignette on the table.

Practical Tip: Faux Flowers & Color

From the dining room you are greeted by my beloved green painted dresser.  I LOVE the color green and you will see it weaved throughout our home. To the left is our kitchen which I will be sharing more in detail next week here on the blog so make sure to subscribe so you don’t miss a post! The kitchen is my favorite room because it was designed by my husband and myself!Green boxwood dresser with faux peonies and french lemonade bottles.

My go to for adding color is through flowers both real and faux. This is an easy way to transition from winter to spring decor!  These gorgeous pink peonies are faux and from Pier One. Each year I try to add more faux flowers while I wait for my garden and my real peonies to grow. And each year they seem to look more and more real.

french lemonade, old windows, pink peonies...the perfect Spring vignette.

White kitcehn island with touches of Spring.

On our kitchen counter I brought out my beloved jadeite and more faux pink peonies. I just recently bought these at Cozy Cottage and they are incredible and look so real! Pinks and greens are some of my favorite Spring color combos. Choose colors that are bight and make you happy and weave them throughout your home. If you look in most of my pictures you will see blues and greens consistently.

pink peonies, jadeite pitcher and yellow vintage mugs that scream Spring is near!

Practical Tip: Don’t Be Afraid to Start Early

When I transition my decor from Winter to Spring I always start a few weeks before it’s actually Spring. I do this for a few reason. One, it makes me happy and two, I usually change it up several times before I finally find that perfect combo. Also, a lot of stores put out Spring decor early and it inspires me. I will pick up a few things and stash them away and it’s fun to bring them out!

Spring family room

I put away heavier darker blankets and pillows and exchange them for thinner white or bright colored ones.

blue tray with books and bunny planter

You will also notice a few cute bunnies start to appear around our house.

This chair, dresser and basket are dressed up for Spring.

More faux stems from Target and a fun new scroll from Smallwood Home. If you follow me on Instagram then you know I picked up these fun striped pillows from HomeGoods last week to go on our new sofa from Pottery Barn.

Rabbit pillow on sofa.

As you can see I started early and I don’t regret it one bit. Instead I plan to enjoy it for quite some time!

Practical Tips on How to Transition from Winter to Spring Decor

Did you enjoy the mini tour of our downstairs all dressed up for Spring? I hope you also found a few practical ways I to transition from Winter and add Spring decor to your home. Have you started to think about your Spring decor yet?

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I hope you will visit my friend Carissa from Bless This Nest who is next on this Spring blog hop! You can find the entire Spring hop blog links listed below. Have fun being inspired!

xoxo,

Kelly

Spring Inspiration Blog Hop

A Blue Nest / Crisp Collective / Aratari at Home / Dreaming of Homemaking /

Patina Gray Home & Living / The Tattered PewBless This Nest

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14 Comments

  1. I love your motto, “do what makes you happy”. I too, start transitioning to spring before spring is actually here. It lifts my spirits. I enjoy the process and reworking of things I have on hand in new ways. I am always inspired by your posts, whatever the season! Happy Wednesday.☺

    1. Kaye your comment made my day! It sounds like we have a lot in common. It lifts my mood too! Thank you for stopping by and for your kind words. I appreciate you following along. Happy almost Spring!

  2. I love these tips! They make transitioning from winter to spring so easy! Thanks for organizing this for us 🙂

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