5 Fun Springtime Ways to Decorate Your Home
By Taylor Hatton
Spring has sprung and the weather is starting to turn beautiful. It is time to start decorating your home. Whether it is decorating your front porch or expanding your garden, there are a lot of fun ways to spruce up your house this spring.
Looking for a fun springtime way to greet your neighbors? Check out this fun and easy DIY trinket that is an eyecatcher. It makes everyone in the neighborhood feel cordial and is welcoming to anyone who stops by.
Friends! Are you a last minute shopper like most of us around here? Do you have a friend or relative in your life that just bought a new home? The last thing your new homeowner friend needs is another bottle of champagne or bouquet a flowers. Honestly, they probably don't even know where their glasses or a vase are! We've compiled a group of gifts that we are loving right now and that are perfect to give to a new homeowner in this season of giving. Some of them are even from local businesses which is perfect for people new to Lexington!
This spring feels like a fresh start, doesn't it?! Especially after the heavy dose of winter we had this year! Once the days get longer and the temperature rises it is always nice to refresh things around your house. Once you have handled all your spring cleaning, you can do so many things to refresh your home for spring. Updating your decor is one simple way to refresh your home. Yes, I did just use the word simple. It can be something as little as swapping in a new set of pillows or adding fresh flowers to a vase. If you're considering refreshing your home, you should consider the new 'it' hue. Blue. Any color of the shade goes, but one that seems to be trending more that others is the color navy. Navy is a versatile, neutral color that one can easily incorporate into their decor! You can mix and match so many prints and other colors with this neutral.
The holidays are fast approaching and in no time, friends and family will be descending upon your home for yummy meals and holiday cheer. Get your floors ready for the increase in foot traffic with these quick fixes:
1. Save your floor cleaning for last.
There's a reason why people say "cleaning from top to bottom". Save the mopping, vacuuming, and sweeping for last, that way your floors are nice and clean before people start showing up.
2. Get creative with your coverings.
Place a festive door mat or carpet runner at the front door to absorb slush and snow. You'll be able to keep your freshly cleaned floors clean, as well as prevent slips or falls.
The hottest interior designers at HGTV have compiled a list of the biggest decorating mistakes found in American homes today. Here are their top 5. Have you fallen victim to any of these décor faux pas?
#5 -- Ignoring Windows
Besides paint, window treatments are the easiest and least expensive way to change the look of a room. A good rule of thumb is to hang curtains two inches above the frame of the window. If you have high ceilings, hang them all the way up to the ceiling to make the room seem bigger. For a quick and simple look, add a small, linen Roman shade to block light and add an extra element to the space.