Skip to main content

Spring Home Refresh!

Du interiors

Beauty comes in many forms, and there is no better place to celebrate it …and your life…than the place you call home.
Especially Spring, because this season is all about renewal and rejuvenation as your eyes drink in the rainbow of colors you see blossoming all around you. Our senses are aroused by escaping from grey, cloudy days. Windows and doors are opened to inhale the sweet smell of Spring days.
Here I am offering ideas for you to bring in to your home to welcome one of our favorite seasons.

My favorite Spring palette combines white, camel (chairs below), and soft pink or blush. They are fresh, striking – and unquestionably in season. They also provide some warmth without going too over the top, if pastel colors are not your favorites.
Katarina Matsson (@ettrumtill) • Instagram photos and videos

Another idea is using all-white to brighten your home for Spring. If you don’t wish to go all-hog, choose sheer, white curtains that welcome in the sun such as white linens and add fresh houseplants.
Lisa Tharp Design

furniture is fun and is appropriate all year round. Its tropical energy is inviting for Spring and gives a room a vacation vibe.

Kitchen - Beach Style - Kitchen - Gold Coast - Tweed - by Donna Guyler Design
Donna Guyler Design


You may wish to introduce bright blue, Pantone’s Color of the Year into your rooms. It blends well with greens, those wonderful shades of the great outdoors. Both shades work well as accents in dark tones, as a pop of color in pillows or in a rug, or as a statement sofa in your home.

Coral is vibrant and energizing…I call it a happy color no matter where you place it. It becomes a statement as coral wallpaper in small spaces such as your mudroom, bath, office or laundry, or as an accent color on your bedroom.

Yellow is the cheeriest color of them all. Place it in small doses, though. For example, as a centerpiece or in accent pillows or throw blankets.

An inexpensive spring update is incorporating a seasonal color from your large-scale art or area rug to give the room flexibility and versatility by changing colors each time of year.
In your home office you can create springtime cheer with pretty flowers, choosing colors that are in your wall art.

Bring floral arrangements to life with artwork, like the photo in this du interiors-Master Bedroom.

Du interiors Project

If delicate little floral prints are not your thing but you love fun plants, the banana leaf pillow echoes the mint green hues of Spring.

Experimenting with seasonal design trends every few months could be too time-consuming or  exhausting for you.  Focus on landscaping. Flowers peeking through the window channel Spring.

Don’t neglect your kitchen! You spend a lot of time in this room.  Hang art or use open shelves to display items that show off your personality and your love for the new season.

For those of you who prefer masculine colors like navy, saddle brown or hunter green, they can also be brightened up for Spring. Blend them with white or sand shades and a collection of indoor plants.

Most of all, relax and enjoy this most colorful season.
If you need help in making decisions, I am  a phone  call away!


Popular posts from this blog

Holiday Décor Gifts That Last all Winter

To make Christmas shopping less stressful with the emphasis on the pleasure of shopping for others, it is my hope that this year you purchase gifts with style and function. Choosing gifts that have a shelf life for the entire winter season and beyond is not only practical but is less waste of money. Your friends and family will be pleased! It is my desire to help you with your choices, so here goes! FOR THE HOMEBODY there are items and accessories that make “quality time” at home cozy and relaxed, such as a toasty robe, flicking candles, a lovely throw, or some interesting, exotic tea.  #1 Chambers® Hydrocotton Robe, White , #2 Plaid Lambswool Throw, Grayson , #3 25oz Large Brass 2-Wick Candle Lemon - Hearth & Hand™ with Magnolia , #4 Faux Fur Robes , #5 Carry Along Motor Robe Wool Throw Blanket , #6 Tea Forte Single Steeps Loose Leaf Tea Sampler FOR THE HOME there are gifts that the entire family can enjoy like throws, interesting bowls for munching favorite snacks, items to ma

Couple builds dream home in Walla Walla

Melissa & Mike visiting the construction site... a marvelous winter landscape! The calendar years of 2020/2021 have been one of the most challenging and unpredictable years of my life. On the other hand, they have also been one of my best professionally. The saying time flies when you are busy is true! My last blog was in November! Therefore, I am enjoying taking a break and sharing with you my pleasure in having had an opportunity to meet some wonderful new clients and catch up with existing clients. They kept me busy with consultations, renovations, new contractors and problem-solving with people working and teaching their children at home. You might think the interval during new construction won't have much of an effect on interior design, but decisions made from initial drawings and during construction have a profound effect on home decor. They set the groundwork for client satisfaction, such as this project. As the point person for a couple building their third (and fi

Accessories …your home’s jewels

When we dress our selves, often the last touch is a necklace, or earrings, or some other adornment. Think of accessories as the finishing touches for the rooms in your home. They can be elegant, whimsical, humorous or artistic. But without these interior objects, a room can look like a plain Jane. The challenge with accessories is their placement. If used without the ‘eye’ and skill of an interior designer, accessories become just “things”.  Instead of careful staging by a professional, they become clutter. They don’t add any attraction to a room’s overall effect. You could be talented in finding interesting accessories, but without the addition of careful placement, they add nothing to the overall look. Here are examples of the magic that happens when you put the right accessory in the right place at the right angle. The effect is surprising. Centering oversize art above furniture is okay but if you want to create a visual impact I recommend off centering as shown here wit