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by Angela Jones
Lakeshore Designs

As the seasons change, it’s the perfect time to breathe new life into your living space.  Whether it’s your home or a cozy cottage, a few simple updates can make a world of difference. From swapping out accessory pillows to embracing the latest design trends, here are some tips to revamp your space and make it feel brand new. As the vibrant ambiance of spring approaches, it’s the perfect time to refresh right from the front door to the garage and every nook in between, here are some delightful ideas to refresh and rejuvenate your home....

1. Pillow Talk
A quick and effective way to update your look is by changing out accessory pillows. Opt for covers in softer hues, such as pastels and earthy tones, to bring a calming, fresh vibe to your space.  Consider slipcovers to save storage space and effortlessly switch up your decor with the seasons.

2. Embrace Colour
This season, expect to see a shift towards warmer jewel tones. Infuse these rich, vibrant colours into your space through accent pieces like throws, artwork, and decorative accessories. Adding pops of colour is an easy and budget-friendly way to breathe new life into any room.

3. Bedding Refresh
Freshen up your bedding by updating your euro shams with slipcovers that complement your new colour scheme. Consider incorporating textures and patterns to add depth and visual interest to your bedroom. Layering throws and cushions in coordinating colours can instantly create a cozy and inviting atmosphere.

4. Rearrange & Declutter
Sometimes a simple rearrangement of furniture can transform a room. Take the opportunity to declutter as you move things around, purging items that no longer serve a purpose. Do a walk-through from the front of your home allowing you to create a checklist of repairs and identify areas that need decluttering or updating.

5. Fresh Eyes, Fresh Space
Channel the excitement of preparing a house for sale by giving your home the same attention to detail. By approaching your living space with fresh eyes, you can identify areas that need updating and envision a refreshed, vibrant space that reflects your personal style. Remember, refreshing your space doesn’t have to be a daunting task.

6. Front Door Delight
Start your spring transformation by focusing on your front door area. A fresh doormat, updated planters bursting with colourful blooms, a welcoming sign, and sparkling clean windows can instantly elevate your home’s curb appeal and set a cheerful tone for the season.

7. Bathroom Bliss
MPamper yourself with a mini bathroom makeover by indulging in new towels, scented candles, and small pieces of artwork. These simple additions can bring a touch of luxury and tranquility to your daily routine, creating a spa-like atmosphere perfect for the warmer months.

8. Patio Perfection
Transform your outdoor oasis by updating your patio decor. Swap out tired umbrellas for fresh ones, paint planter boxes in cheerful spring hues, adorn with vibrant mums, and add a welcoming back door mat. Enhance existing furniture with throw pillows and a splash of colour with a decorative watering can.

9. Guest Room Glow-Up
Take a closer look at your guest room closets and assess the items stored within. Spring is the ideal time for decluttering and letting go of unnecessary belongings to create a more serene and spacious environment.

10. Kitchen Island Oasis
Spruce up your kitchen island or welcoming console with seasonal decor. Incorporate colour blocking ideas, fresh flower pots, scented candles, and stylish coffee mugs to add a touch of charm and warmth to your culinary space.

Embrace the spirit of the season by incorporating these rejuvenating ideas into your home. Whether it’s a simple update or a more thorough decluttering session, spring is the perfect time to welcome new beginnings and create a space that energizes and inspires you. Embrace the renewal of spring and let your home bloom with freshness and vitality.


Angela Jones is the Owner & Principal Designer of  Lakeshore Designs
705-748-3875   |   2968 Lakefield Rd, Selwyn, ON

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