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Spring Flowers
Spring Flowers

(Original post 03/04/2018)

Spring is right around the corner!  Can you believe it?  Soon we will start seeing signs of life.  The crocus will start blooming, the irises and tulips will start popping up, the grass will start turning green, and the leaves will start budding on the trees!  I so love spring!

I’m sure you all know that another thing about spring is that it’s time for spring cleaning! Yes, time to clear out those winter blues and bring the life and color of spring into your home!  I have a few simple home décor ideas to bring springtime to your home!

I wanted to update this post because there are some new items I would like to share with you and some of the items from last year are no longer available. So I hope you enjoy my new picks!

Quilt Racks

Let’s start by putting away those winter items that kept us warm and cozy! That beautiful quilt you snuggled into can now be placed on a quilt rack!  Unfortunately, Plow & Hearth are no longer carrying this quilt rack, so I hope you picked one up last year because they are wonderful for displaying a beautiful quilt!

 

Braided Baskets

We also need to put away those delightful afghans and throws that we wrapped around us while the snow was blowing outside! Why not use a basket that is the color of spring! These braided Polypro baskets are perfect for the job!

Crafted in America, these Floral Garden Braided Baskets are flat braided using texturized polypropylene yarns, which create a wool-like finish and make the basket stronger and more flexible. With a woven polypro core, these heavy-weight braids will always retain their shape and strength.

These baskets add country flair to any room of your house and serves as a handy holder for knitting material, blankets and more.

Made with pride in the USA by Rhody Rugs, a family run company.

  • Indoor/outdoor polypropylene construction
  • Flat-braided for strength and durability
  • Country accent for any room
  • Handles for carrying items to and fro
  • Stain-repellent, will not fade, rot or mildew
  • Easy to clean! Just hose down and air dry
  • Made in the USA by Rhody Rugs

18″ dia. x 12″H

Window Treatments

Now let’s think about our windows. When spring starts peeking through the cold nights and the smell of spring is in the air, I always want to throw open the windows and take a deep breath! I also love to put light, airy window treatments on my windows. Look at this beautiful tie-up shade!

 

A beautiful blend of embroidery and clipped fabrics on a faux linen background add interest and dimensions to our Hydrangea Balloon Tie-Up Shade. Four columns of rings sewn onto the back allow it to be adjusted to six different heights. Sheer, easy-care polyester offers privacy while letting in the light. Machine washable.

  • Easy-care, 100% polyester
  • Faux linen background
  • Embroidered hydrangeas add interest and dimension
  •  4 columns of rings sewn on back allow for custom height adjustment
  • Coordinates with our Hydrangea Sheer Panels, sold separately (#34774, #34775, #34776)
  • Machine washable

 

I think these sheers are absolutely stunning!

 


Add elegance to your windows with these beautiful Hydrangea Sheer Panels. The delicate embroidered hydrangeas add interest and dimension to the classic semi-sheer fabric. You’ll love the airy, flowing style that offers some privacy while still letting in filtered light. 100% polyester; dry clean. Imported.

Available Colors
Cream
White (shown)

Patio Ideas

I know as spring approaches, I will have a very strong desire to be outside! I love the outdoors in the spring! Here’s a couple of ideas for the patio!

A simple yet unique metal wreath with the color of spring –

 

Our handmade Blue Floral Metal Wreath adds serenity to your porch, front door or backyard.

Each bloom is hand-cut and hand-painted in beautiful, dimensional detail. The subtle shades of blue will bring you peace and harmony, indoors or out. Made by artisans in Bali from recycled metal – each wreath is a unique piece of art.

  • Made of painted, recycled metal
  • Blue hued decorative wreath
  • 3D flower design for added depth
  • Use indoors or outside
  • Handmade in Bali

25¼” dia. x 2¼”D

 

Please, please try to sit, enjoy and breathe!

For porch, covered patio or yard, our Easy Care Resin Wicker Swing means real summer comfort. You’ll love its clean lines, timeless style and inviting design. But the best part is that it’s beautifully hand-woven in all-weather resin on a sturdy powder-coated steel frame for long life and low maintenance. Store in the off-season to extend its longevity. Cushions not included.

  • All-weather easy care wicker swing
  • Beautiful wicker swing has timeless style
  • Durable, hand-woven resin wicker swing on a power-coated steel frame
  • Long-lasting, low maintenance construction
  • Plow & Hearth Exclusive – a great value in outdoor furniture

54″W x 27½”D x 22½”H

And Don’t Forget the Pet!

Although not necessarily just for spring, I know when I am ready to get outside and enjoy watching spring “spring” to life, my little dog, Lola, does too! Why not have that leash ready to go!

 

Here’s a great way to keep leashes, collars and other canine gear in one place and ready for any activity. The whimsical bone design features three wooden hooks and whatever personalization you choose.

Use it indoors or out – it’s custom-crafted from eco-friendly recycled aluminum with a hand-painted all-weather finish. A great idea for your own home or a thoughtful gift for your favorite dog lover.

  • Keeps leashes and collars handy and ready for use
  • Eco-friendly recycled aluminum with an all-weather finish for use indoors or out
  • Durable and rust-resistant
  • Personalize with up to 12 characters/spaces
  • Easy to mount – hardware included
  • Quality made in the USA

 

And after a long, hard day playing in the spring flowers, my little Lola is worn out! A great place to relax would be this pet bed!

Cats and dogs alike will love cozying up in the Sherpa Puff Ball Pet Bed. The beanbag style invites your furry friend to nestle in, while the plush, zippered Sherpa cover removes for easy washing.

  • Bean-bag style pet bed
  • Made of 100% polyester
  • Zippered Sherpa cover removes for washing
  • Easy-care cover is machine washable

Spring Decorations

I found one more idea that I think you will love. It’s called a bulb gift garden and would be perfect in any home!

 

Our Fuchsia Tulips and Hyacinths Flower Bulb Gift Garden is a special way to surprise and delight anyone! This vibrant garden is a living, growing gift they’re sure to love. A unique way to celebrate birthday, anniversary or any occasion.

Eight gorgeous 8 Synaeda Amor Tulips are joined by two vibrant, fragrant Woodstock Hyacinths and 12 Pink Giant Glory of the Snow.

Pre-planted in a grower’s pot, this top-quality blooming bulb garden arrives in the first stages of growth, with blooms appearing in about three weeks. Just water and enjoy the show!

A reusable vine basket is included with the garden; reuse the basket with the subsequent gardens.

  • Pre-planted flower bulb gift garden
  • 8 Tulips, 2 Hyacinths and 12 Glory of the Snow
  • Fresh, fragrant growing gift is an alternative to cut flowers
  • High-quality bulbs bring color, cheer and fragrance
  • Arrives in the first stages of growth, just water and enjoy
  • Comes with a reusable vine basket

 

So, I’m getting excited about SPRING!! How about you?

 

 

he products I’ve shown above are from a very reputable and trustworthy company. Here is some information from their website that I wanted to share with you.

Our Company

Plow & Hearth is a trusted national catalog, retail, and internet company specializing in unique, enduring home and lifestyle products that are quality-built and guaranteed to meet our customer’s expectations.

What began as a small retail store in Madison, Virginia, in 1980 has grown to include our flagship brand, Plow & Hearth®, plus five others that have joined our family over the years. Plow & Hearth offers unique, high-quality products for home, hearth, yard and garden. Problem Solvers® provides practical solutions for everyday living. Wind & Weather® offers elegant home and garden décor, gifts, and a complete selection of indoor and outdoor weather-related instruments . HearthSong® helps parents and grandparents inspire play with age-appropriate, wholesome, quality playthings. Magic Cabin® fuels the children’s imaginations with toys and crafts . Reuseit® provides practical, innovative and eco-friendly products that help eliminate disposables and help people live sustainably. The Plow & Hearth family of brands also has a growing list of retail stores.

As we have grown, we have remained dedicated to the same principles that have guided us from the beginning and to which we attribute our enduring success: honesty, integrity and most importantly, our commitment to customer service. We treat our customers like neighbors and friends. We offer only products we would use ourselves, at fair prices.

Our Products

Our buyers strive to find unique, enduring products for the home, hearth, yard and garden that are quality built and responsibly produced. We give special consideration to those products made with environmentally friendly materials. We provide our customers with practical products that help them live a sustainable lifestyle. Products that promote sustainability and environmental awareness include composting products, non-invasive pest control, energy-saving insulated curtains and wood burning accessories.

We also work closely with artisans and manufacturers around the world to develop innovative products created from uncommon materials and crafted by hand whenever possible. Our product development initiative has resulted in dozens of distinctive products exclusive to Plow & Hearth, from original design garden art to unique braided rugs to enchanting quilt designs. We feature many products made in the USA, and our buyers search around the globe to bring our customers quality items, some handmade, at affordable prices.

Our Position in the Industry

Plow & Hearth has earned a reputation for quality products and exceptional customer service. Our internal Quality Improvement Process (QIP) received national recognition within the catalog industry and we have received the prestigious United States Senate Productivity and Quality Award (USSPQA) in Virginia. Based on the core values of the prestigious Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award, the Virginia program recognizes an organization-wide perspective that keeps pace with best practices and innovative approaches to leadership, strategic planning, customer focus, human resource focus, process management and results. Later, Plow & Heath received the VUSSQPA Award for Continuing Excellence for our efforts to bring quality to every aspect of our business.

In 1995, Plow & Hearth’s Business/Education Alliance was awarded Outstanding New Business and Educational Partnership Program by the governor of Virginia. The program was cited as a model for partnership programs in rural Virginia.

Every year, Plow & Hearth participates in business case development and hosts visits by first-year students of the University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate Business School. Students also have the opportunity to learn about business first hand as interns and associates in various departments throughout our Madison headquarters.

Our PLANTING TWO FOR ONE℠ program, in which we plant two trees for every one used in the

production of our catalogs, has become a standard for the catalog industry. Since its inception in 1991, in cooperation with the Virginia Department of Forestry, we’ve donated over 2.5 million trees that have been planted in our home state of Virginia. We believe in giving back to the community in which we live as well as making a difference in caring for our environment.

In 2008, we took our reforestation efforts to a national level by working with the National Forest Foundation to provide tree seedlings for our national forests. Since the launch, we have donated over 3 million trees that have been planted in areas where forest fires or the effects of civilization decreased the tree populations.

 

I hope you have enjoyed some of my simple home decor ideas for spring! I certainly enjoyed sharing them with you!

 

 

I really enjoy hearing from readers, so please leave a comment below to let me know if you enjoyed my post, if there is anything I can do to make a post better, if you found a décor item you were looking for, or if you have any questions.  Thank you!

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Also check out my post on quick and easy winter home decor fixes for your master bedroom and my post on 4 simple winter home décor ideas to make your living room cozy this winter! and my recent post on designer bedding collections!

Brenda

 

 

 


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18 thoughts on “Simple Home Decor Ideas for Spring!

  1. Hi! Brenda,

    True, Spring is near! It’s time to say goodbye to Winter stuffs and welcome new and creative ideas for perfect and relaxing home environment at Spring. Thanks for providing reviews of the products of the company you are promoting. I love the Easy Care Resin Wicker Swing. What a relaxing moment outside the house with that lovely swing. I enjoyed exploring your site and it seems I felt the cool breeze of Spring and looking forward on summer time…I cannot wait to modify my house decorations for Spring and your insights helped me create ideas.Other than that, I enjoyed reading your articles.All the Best!

    1. Thank you so much Shierly! Spring is getting closer and closer and I can hardly wait. It is my favorite time of year. I want to be in that porch swing for sure! Please come back to visit anytime.

  2. This got me in the mood for spring and doing some spring decorating thank you! Even though it is almost the middle of March I am currently awaiting another Nor’ Easter in New England that is heading our way…. thank you so much for lifting my spirits and reminding me that spring is indeed on the way and it will arrive sooner or later! I absolutely love the porch swing— I will be checking that one out!

    1. We had, hopefully, our last snow over the weekend.  I know those of you in the northeast have had more than enough and I hope you are safe and warm! Please come back and visit anytime and I love the porch swing too!

  3. Spring is my favorite time of year! Dusting off all the winter blues and getting ready for the splashes of natural color. I think that is why they call it spring cleaning. These are some great inspirational ideas to brighten up spaces inside and out. Plus some bonus for the Puppy dogs 🙂 Love the light curtains. I have great windows that could use some brightening with these!

    1. It is my favorite time of year too Christina. Everything starts to awaken outside and the birds return and the smell of spring is fresh and green! I have great windows too and these curtains are perfect for letting the sunshine in and making the room airy and fresh. Let me know if you get some and if you have any questions or if I can help in any way, just let me know. Thanks for your comment, I do appreciate it!

  4. These are beautiful ideas, Brenda. I have not thought of displaying my quilt! It is folded and tucked into the very end of my wardrobe. Can’t wait to see what you have next.

    1. Hi Sharon! You should definitely display your quilt! To me, quilts have a personality. They tell a story. My quilts are my family’s story and have been made with love and I can feel it when I look at them. They are also one of a kind and when you think about the time and patience in making one it can bring a special appreciation to the one that made it. So get that quilt out of your wardrobe! I appreciate your comments and hope to see you soon!

  5. Great products, Brenda. I had no idea that a wicker design could be achieved with resin which probably lasts a lot longer than wicker would outside. Appreciate the introduction to Plow & Hearth. It appears they have lots of wonderful products.

    1. Thanks for your comment Tanya! Yes, wicker doesn’t do well outside but resin products lasts for a very long time. Plow & Hearth has great products, I hope you check them out. Let me know if I can help you pick something special out!

  6. There are some really lovely ideas here for spring, I love the metal wreath!

    Being a gardener I always love to see spring arriving and I agree that a pot or basket of spring flowers and bulbs is a fantastic way to lift your spirits, it’s the perfect give for friends or family, or indeed for oneself.

    I enjoy seeing all that spring has to offer.

    A great post and some lovely items for home and garden.

    1. Thank you so much Louise! I am so ready for spring I can’t stand it!! It has been a long, cold, snowy, cold, and did I mention COLD winter! Let me know if you decide on the wreath or the basket of bulbs. I hope you enjoy either or both and Happy Spring! 

  7. This was a great and simple to follow guide on how home decorations for spring. Spring is close by and winter is packing off gradually. Although I do love the winter season but your products has already put me in the spring mood.

    You laid the priducts out clearly and showed examples that helped emphasize your various points. This guide will be very useful for people like me.

    You really have a good line of house decor products. Technology is advancing everyday and we need coaches like you to help keep us up to date.

    1. Thank you so much for your lovely comment! Personally, spring is my favorite season and I am getting spring fever now even though it is still very cold here. I can tell though that times are changing because the birds are chirping more! I am glad you liked my products and I hope you enjoy one or more of them! Have a great day! 

  8. As always, you give us really great ideas for spring, Brenda. Thank you!

    I just love visiting your website, and reading your articles. You recommend really good products. And they are all really nice style and design.

    The braided basket is so pretty! And the window treatments are exquisite! The bulb gift idea is brilliant! I can see myself giving that to a friend and brightening up their home. And I simply adore the gift ideas for our fur friends.

    Once again, thank you for this.

    1. Thanks so much Timotheus! I really appreciate your visiting my site and am so happy you like the ideas for spring decorating. You have brightened my day! Please let me know if you give one of your friends the bulb gift. I want to know how everyone enjoys these items. Have a wonderful spring and take some time to enjoy the birds singing and the grass turning green!

  9. Spring is my favorite season and checking out this article is really getting me in the mood for warmer days and decorating the outside. I really love the blue metal flower wreath as it would be a great accent on my wooden shed to replace an older wreath that has seen many days. Thanks for getting me excited for spring and I always love you site and all the wonderful unique items you display.

    1. Thank you so much for your comments! Spring is my favorite time of year too and I am definitely getting spring fever. I think that blue metal flower wreath is lovely. Please let me know how it looks on your wooden shed! I appreciate you taking the time to look at my site. Thanks again!

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