Spring Styling Tips
There’s never been a better time for a spring clean at home! While you’re busting dust and scrubbing surfaces, why not do some rearranging as well. After all, a change is as close to a holiday as we are going to get these days. If you’re stuck on where to start, read on for this season’s top home styling tips.
Why Style with the Seasons?
You’ve rid your wardrobe of winter jeans and jumpers and added summer shorts and dresses. Now it’s time for the rest of the house to follow suit. In winter we find ourselves reflecting the cold weather outdoors. We gravitate towards dark colours, thick blankets and textured layers. When the calendar clicks over to September it makes sense to change our home styling to reflect the light, warmth and bright colours outside.
Remove the Layers
The first step is to strip everything back. Lift up those dark, heavy rugs and fold away the chunky blankets or throws. Instead, opt for light, natural coloured rugs to make your space look bigger and brighter. If you still wish to have a throw or blanket on your lounge, choose a light linen or finely knitted throw in a neutral colour. Target has a range of rugs and throws to suit any theme.
Bring the Outside in
The garden is alive with new spring blooms and gorgeous greenery — bring it inside! Indoor plants are a great way to add a touch of nature to your space. If you have a green thumb and can actually keep a plant alive then props to you! But if you’re like me and just kill them within weeks Target has a range of faux plants that will create the same calming effect.
Update your Bedding
Updating your bedding is a fast and effective way to mark the change from winter to spring. Instead of having dark quilts, cushions and heavy throws, opt for a lighter colour palette or a quilt with a light pattern or florals. For a throw, choose a fabric such as linen or cotton in a light, neutral tone. Grab some decorative cushions to match and really tie it all together. Target has an extensive range of quilts, throws and cushions to transform your bedroom from cosy winter to light and airy spring.
Change up your Cushions
Changing up your cushions is a great way to update the look of your lounge room without too much effort. It’s always handy to have two sets of cushions which can be easily swapped throughout the year. While you’ll probably opt for a darker theme in winter, go for a brighter and more colourful theme in spring. Target has loads of cushions available so you can make the switch in style.