If you're looking to experiment with Spring trends but don't want to invest much, consider accessorizing with decor pieces that cap off at $50. You'd be surprised how a colorful indoor/outdoor chair, strategically placed lamp, or a whimsical piece of art can change the feel of a room. With a mix of fleeting sale items and inexpensive Spring staples, this guide of our favorite on trend decor pieces under $50 is definitely worth a look!
Link Time: Spring Bedroom Makeovers, Affordable Investment Pieces, and Tricks For Becoming a Flea Market Pro
- 14 ways to bring Spring into your bedroom.
- 14 ways to bring Spring into your bedroom. – House Beautiful
- Learn the tricks to spotting major flea market scores. – Houzz
- Incorporate vintage suitcases in a surprising new way. – Stylelist Home
- Invest in quality classics with these sofa, table, and bed picks under $1,000. – Real Simple
- See which seaworthy nautical finds we're loving right now. – California Home + Design
- Discover the seven hottest Summer annuals to plant now. – Bob Vila
- Love the look of antique card file drawers? Fake it with this genius Ikea hack! – Craft
In just under a year of launching their floral business, Leigh Oakies and Allison Futeral of Crimson Horticulture Rarities are changing the way brides think about wedding arrangements. With a signature style that incorporates natural objects like feathers, bones, and tree stumps, the design duo creates unforgettable arrangements and decor that can last far after the wedding is over. If you're close to the San Francisco Bay Area, you must stop by their charming shop nestled in Oakland's trendy Temescal Alley, which is filled with items like natural curiosities and antique trinkets, along with cut flowers, rare succulents, and airplants. Aside from creating dreamy bouquets and floral decor for weddings and events, the duo is also known for their awe-inspiring garden installations and imaginative workshops. For those of you who simply live too far to peruse the shop or take a class, not to worry. We've pulled together some of Leigh and Allison's favorite ideas for creating unforgettable arrangements for weddings and beyond!
- Make a high-impact arrangement with just a handful of blooms.
- Make a high-impact arrangement with just a handful of blooms. — Stylelist Home
- A new twist on classic subway tiles. — Bob Vila
- Get inspired with eco-conscious art that goes beyond the canvas. — Eco Salon
- Six alarm clocks that won't cramp your nightstand's style. — Real Simple
- Modern and vintage mix seamlessly in this new Bainbridge Island shop. — Elle Decor
- Painting a room? Consider one of these designer-tested paint colors. — House Beautiful
- Tour an industrial minihouse in Seattle. — Houzz
One reason I always try and invest in neutral furniture is so that I can easily update my rooms with less expensive accessories. One of my favorite ways to freshen a space for Spring is to switch out curtains. Whether you're looking for paler fabric to brighten a space, textural fabric to add richness, or patterned fabric to add visual interest, I've rounded up a selection of 10 fabulous window treatments that won't break the bank. Take a look to see if any of these curtains would work for your space!
You may remember our excitement about The Shops at Target launch we dished on a while back. On May 6, the first incarnation of this collaborative series will be hitting stores, and the preview shots of the Privet House collection don't disappoint! The limited-edition pieces capture Privet House's East Coast antique aesthetic but reflect Target's affordable prices — the best of both worlds, really. From rope poufs to gorgeous galvanized watering cans and vases, this is a collection you'll want to snatch up quickly! Take a look at the standout products we'll be shopping for next month.
Each Spring, I get an urge to freshen the rooms I spend the most time in. Still, with the distraction of light-filled afternoons that stretch into leisurely evenings, the thought of tackling more time-consuming DIY projects isn't as appealing as it was during the Winter months. This week, I'm looking to rooms that have simple, turnkey solutions for updating decor. While some of them involve a bit of handiwork, others are as simple as switching out a lamp shade; if you discover the perfect Spring shade, of course! Keep reading for easy Spring makeover inspirations to try out in your home this season.
Jet-black walls can lend a bold, contemporary accent to any room, but how do you make it work for Spring? No need to rethink your design as the weather warms up. Instead, size up your space and see how different décor choices can brighten up the room. Whether you're dealing with lackluster chalkboard details or all-out inky walls, you can check out these nine creative tips for keeping dark walls light and fresh.
Nothing signals springtime quite like cherry blossoms — so why not freshen up your space this season with some bloom-inspired décor? From the range of rosy shades to the gorgeous, weaving branches, these items channel the delicate charm of cherry blossoms.
Each of the hand-painted Nine Blossom Mirrors ($1,645, top right) features a crackled-gold finish and fine, intricate detailing. Grouped together, the complete set creates a gorgeous gallery wall that would bring a fresh dose of elegance to any room.
If you're looking for classic, dainty stemware, the Cherry Blossom Crystal Wine Glasses ($90, center) are a polished, stylish pick — and dishwasher-safe, no less. In a set of eight, the etched glasses would pair well with several different patterns and could be used for just about any occasion.
In vivid, punchy pink, the Sally Wing Chair ($1,559, bottom center) is sure to conjure up springtime sunshine. The traditional shape strikes a great contrast against the bold, contemporary color, and the chair's simplistic design means it could fit into all kinds of living room styles.
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This week, I'm inspired by outdoor spaces that celebrate Spring flowers. Since some of us don't have the room to cultivate a a yard of full of our favorite posies, I like the idea of creating mini gardens with window boxes as an alternative. Instead of the window boxes you might associate with quaint cottages, I'm looking for modern versions of these hanging flower beds. Keep reading for a look at some of my favorite examples from across the web!