Four Ways to Refresh your Home for Spring

The minute the sun starts to shine, even in the earliest spring days when surprise snow showers are still likely, we get the urge to freshen up our rooms with the colors of spring. The new season feels like a fresh start. If you’re looking for ways to brighten up your home, try these 4 ideas to update your spaces. 

1. Bring in Bright Colors 

Find small ways to add bright colors into your home for an immediate refresh and mood enhancer. Reminiscent of happy spring flowers, colors can be found in textiles, decor, and even the most functional organizers. 

Floral Canister

Floral Ceramic Kitchen Canister

Our canisters, with a glossy finish and snug-fitting wooden lids, are the perfect hiding spot for cotton swabs, rubber-bands, messy paper clips, or hidden treasures you might want to keep out of sight of small hands.

Blue Ceramic Tray

Blue Checkered Ceramic Serving Tray

Line these platters with cookies and you’ll see why they might be the best (and fastest) way to gather. We also think they look nice holding car keys or collecting stray pieces of jewelry.

Floral Pillow

Double-Sided Floral Decorative Throw Pillow

This is the reversible pillow that everyone needs. An earthy malachite piping frames a bright floral print on front, black and white checked on back. (Or is it checked on front, floral on back? You get to decide.

Grow Pillow

Grow Green Accent Throw Pillow

The fine-knit weave and cursive lettering make this pillow (with playful pom poms!) the perfect reminder of things we grow at home: love, knowledge, faith, and little perfect bodies.

Navy Pillow

Navy Throw Pillow with Tassels

We like thinking of the navy pom-pom pillow as the perfect go-with-anything accent. The tight knit weave makes it inviting, the dark navy makes it timeless, and the pom poms keep it playful.

2. Add Affordable New Art Pieces

New art can give your whole space a new feeling. Reminders of faith and hope can feel inspiring every time you walk into your room. Great art doesn’t have to be expensive. Find affordable prints to put in an old frame. Or use smaller pieces to decorate bookshelves that make it easy to switch them out when inspiration strikes. There are so many ways to bring affordable art into your home. 

Twice Blessed

Twice Blessed by Artist Sarah Samuelson

Twice blessed by the opening of Provo, Utah's second temple. This painting by artist Sarah Samuelson beautifully illustrates the two temples in the spring time.

They All Dance

They all Dance by Artist Brian Kershisnik

They all Dance by contemporary artist Brian Kershisnik depicts the joy of children celebrating life. 

Forward in Christ

Forward in Christ by Artist Mackenzie Bontempo

This beautiful piece by emerging artist, Mackenzie Bontempo, serves as a wonderful reminder that we can always move forward with Christ.

Simple Gifts, Kate Lee

Simple Gifts by Artist Kate Lee

A sweet and simple depiction of Christ with a dove. This beautiful art piece will complement any home and reminds the viewers that Christ brings peace.  

Peace I Give, Brenda Bird

Peace I give by Artist Brenda Bird

Hands hold an intricate dove above a sea of brightly colored petals. The dove is a symbol of peace and these colors are perfect to brighten up any room. 

3. Buy Fresh Flowers

Adding fresh flowers to your table centerpiece, bookshelf, or nightstand will immediately brighten up your space as you bring spring into your home. 

Pink Vase

Pink Color Block Ceramic Vase

Like so much of our collection, these ceramic vases work well in a group or by themselves. (Only, they tend to get lonely.) Our larger vase is good for a fresh bouquet and the smaller bud vase for when tiny hands cut a single flower.

4. Layer Textures 

Layer pieces to create texture and interest throughout your home. You can do this in the kitchen with wood cutting boards, with your blankets in the living room, and with different sized pillows on couches and beds. Get creative! Use what you already have and change things up a bit. 

Gathered Together Sign

Gathered Together Quote Wall Art

One of the most important elements of the Gathering Collection is the focus on Christ-centered celebrations. This beautifully designed plaque is a reminder that even the smallest gatherings are an invitation for Jesus Christ to be found in our midst.

Charcuterie Board

Charcuterie Board from The Gathering Collection

Create beautiful spreads for friends and family with this stunning natural wood and white marble charcuterie board.

Gather Throw

White Gather Throw Blanket from The Gathering Collection

This beautiful and functional throw is a fantastic accessory for cuddling up by the fireplace or laying back in a recliner for a long winter nap.

Olive Branch Table Runner

Olive Branch White Table Runner from The Gathering Collection

A table setting starts with a good runner and our linen and hand-stitched olive branch runners will provide the perfect backdrop for your lovingly prepared meal.

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