18. March 2014 15:00
Shake off the winter blues this month by giving your home a spring makeover. With just a few quick updates you can easily brighten up your home for the spring. Adding fresh, bright colours and pretty pastels to your home is the perfect way to get your home ready for upcoming sunny spring days. The neutral colour scheme in your home from Stewart Milne Homes means that your new home is a blank canvas, that can be easily transform the look your home with the help of our top decorating tips.
1 Pastel bedroom Accessories
Pretty pastels are set to be a huge trend this spring. Add a touch of pale pink to your bedroom by adding throws and cushions made from luxurious fabrics. It’s up to you whether you want to complement the pastel colour scheme by adding pictures in co-ordinating pastel colours or, toughen up your pastels with bed sheets in contrasting darker tones.
2 Colourful Decorations for Kids
Spring is the perfect time to add fun, lively accessories to your children’s bedrooms. Why not add a splash of colour with bright bunting? If you enjoy crafts, you could even have a go at making your own bunting. All you need to make your own DIY bunting is:
- · 13mm-wide bias binding tape
- · Triangle cardboard stencil
Simply use the cardboard stencil to cut out your flags and position them along the bias binding tape. Then all you need to do is fold the edge of the flags over the tape and sew them place.
Alternatively, colourful wall stickers are a quick way to make a huge impact!
3 Luxurious Florals
Looking for a lux way to add spring florals into your home? Balancing floral print with neutral colours and ornate accessories is the perfect way to create a glamorous look that’s on-trend this Spring. Decorative lamps in a classic finish such as muted gold or silver are also a fantastic investment for any home as they will look great all year round.
4 Use Mirrors to Capture the Light
The large windows in your new home from Stewart Milne Homes are perfect for letting the spring sunshine into your home. Make the most of this by adding large mirrors to your living room which will capture the light and reflect it around the room. The light coloured carpets and walls in this show home are ideal for creating a bright, cheerful living space.
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