Spring is one of my favorite times of the year – everything in the garden is starting to shoot back into life, days are getting longer and warmer and the cold, dark days of winter are coming to an end. One of my favorite flowers this time of year is the daffodil, the bright yellow flowers and verdant green leaves really herald the start of spring. These colors are ideal to use in your home and for your curtain fabric to bring in a touch of spring.
In your home mix bright yellows and greens with creams to create an uplifting palette of colors. These colors are ideal to bring a sunny feel to your kitchen. Use cream or pale wood units as a base for your kitchen scheme. On the walls choose a neutral cream but maybe paint a feature wall in a bright yellow. There are many types of fabric available in these colors so choose a design to suit your taste, this could be stripes, checks or florals or mix all three for a relaxed and country feel. Use for curtains or blinds at the windows and for cushions for your chairs. Kitchen floors need to be practical so tiles are a good choice as they can be easily cleaned. Accessorise your scheme with crockery and storage jars in shade of yellow and green and, most importantly, a vase of fresh spring flowers will complete the look.
In a living room using green as the main color will help bring the outside in. Use a pale green on the walls and for the fabric use a beautiful floral linen fabric in faded colors of green and yellow for curtains and cushions. Pick out some of the colors from the fabric for cushions. These muted colors will bring a relaxing feeling in the living room. Instead of a vase of flowers try using single blooms of delicate spring flowers displayed in pretty glassware.
Children's bedrooms and playrooms are the ideal choice to use a zesty yellow scheme as children love bright colors. Paint a feature wall bright yellow, furniture can also be painted yellow. Look for curtain fabric with yellow and green stripes and use for blinds and cushions.
Whatever your style of decor, from pretty country styles to more contemporary schemes these colors can be used in any setting to bring a bright and sunny feel to your home, banish the winter blues and introduce your home to spring inspired fabric!