As spring begins to blossom outside, it’s natural to want to bring a little of that beauty indoors. However, fresh-cut arrangements aren’t your only option for adding flowers into your home. You can add floral designs to the home in a simple and subtle manner, to avoid turning your home into your own personal florist.
Give your home a botanical boost without appearing too overwhelming by placing a standout floral item in each room, or a couple of smaller and subtler items to create a focal point.
For example, in your bedroom swap out your thick, knitted winter blanket, for a lighter floral throw, and contrast with the white sheets - add a matching lampshade to your bedside table for a subtle and elegant pairing. In the kitchen, place a small pastel coloured pot with a few neutral artificial stems on the windowsill, and never worry about the maintenance of real. For those wanting to remain slightly more neutral, replace the pastel with a grey or white pot.
If you’re wanting a bolder floral display, a large vase, full of artificial flowers are perfect for placing in the hallway, or next to the front door. Adorn your guests with a combination of pink roses and eucalyptus spray, for the beautiful balance of greenery and colour.
For the living room, why not add a floral style cushion or two to your sofa, contrasted against two neutral-coloured cushions, such as grey or white. For those who are not so keen on cushions, and those who want an added touch, floral scented candles are the ideal addition for infusing your home, and your senses with the smell of spring & summer.
For those wanting to go a step further and redecorate, why not opt for softer colours, such as light pinks and greys to create a softness that you can contrast simply against your floral accessories, or even a Farrow & Ball floral-style wallpaper.
You may not have considered florals as a design option for your home, but there is far more to floral decor than meets the eye – whether it’s pretty pastels or understated and neutral, floral interiors can be surprisingly diverse, and that’s why we think you should add a floral touch to your home this spring.
Until next time,