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Open concept modern contemporary kitchen with dark green statement cabinets, white countertops and gold metal accents.
Using Natural Accents in Your Home Décor
May 1, 2020

Spring has sprung! And it’s time to add a splash of sunshine to your home. A touch of color, a bit of fresh air, and some natural accents are all it takes to make a world of difference.

Invite Mother Nature in with these easy decorating tips and enjoy a brighter, fresher space.

Bright and airy lake cottage with large windows for a scenic view and sky blue accents for a coastal vibe.

Photo Courtesy Of: www.thelilypadcottage.com

Bright and airy lake cottage with large windows for a scenic view and sky blue accents for a coastal vibe.

Photo Courtesy Of: www.thelilypadcottage.com

Sky Blue Sky

Sky Blue Sky

Nothing brightens the spirit like a vast blue sky. But unless you have some serious skylights, you might not see much of it from your home.

Decorate with baby blues to bring the peaceful feel of a clear sky or a tranquil shore into your home.

Light blues can totally transform sterile white spaces and gloomy earthy corners. Search your home for blue dishes, glasses, throw pillows, or blankets—you can use them to decorate without having to buy a thing.

Spacious and minimalistic bathroom with sage green polystone (composite) bathroom sink and greenery that brightens up the space.
Spacious and minimalistic bathroom with sage green polystone (composite) bathroom sink and greenery that brightens up the space.

Brighten the Bathroom

Brighten the Bathroom

When spring arrives, “cozy” winter décor can make your bathroom feel a bit dreary (especially in windowless bathrooms). Lighten things up by getting rid of the cinnamon browns and spruce greens and replacing them with pastels and creamy light tones.

This is as easy as changing the color of soaps, adding a potted plant, or changing artwork.

For a fresh look that doesn’t fade, consider changing the color of your countertop or adding a colorful PolyStone sink. These stylish sinks can be installed without hardware in less than an hour and are guaranteed to last a lifetime.

Large and deep single bowl Fireclay apron sink with freshly cut, bright wildflowers.
Large and deep single bowl Fireclay apron sink with freshly cut, bright wildflowers.

Wildflowers

Wildflowers

If you can’t get to your local greenhouse or store to grab some springtime flowers, take a stroll around your yard or neighborhood. You’d be surprised how many wildflowers are popping up. Pick a few sprigs and put them on tables, nightstands, and sinks—places you’ll see them often. You’d be surprised how much this can brighten your day.

Keep your eyes out for daisies, black-eyed Susans, purple prairie clovers, and even dandelions. Don’t forget to add some green vegetation to fill out each bunch.

Modern contemporary kitchen with a bamboo kitchen sink, wooden open shelving and fresh herb boxes full of parsley, rosemary and basil.
Modern contemporary kitchen with a bamboo kitchen sink, wooden open shelving and fresh herb boxes full of parsley, rosemary and basil.

Grow Fresh Herbs

Grow Fresh Herbs

If you live in an urban area and can’t find fresh wildflowers, you can still add a fresh look (and a divine aroma) to your home.

It’s easy to start an herb garden in your kitchen with a few seeds and very little maintenance. And herbs grow very quickly, so you’ll have bunches of basil, mint and rosemary around the home in no time.

Order seeds online, or fast-track your garden and buy fresh herbs with the roots attached from the grocery store. Just soak the roots for 24 hours and pot them. Before you know it, new growth will begin.

This year, it’s more important than ever to let the springtime indoors and enjoy a much-needed boost of positive energy. Use these days (and these tips) to give your home a fresh, natural lift and make every day a little brighter.

Using natural accents in your décor will give your space a fresh new look at little to no cost. Use our tips for inspiration and add some of your ideas from your local environment to make springtime truly special in your home.