Spring flowers are defined by bright oranges, pinks, and reds to reflect the colors of the sunshine that is suddenly filling our homes. Here is a guide to some of the most architecturally stunning flowers to be found during spring.
Remember these? In the year 2000, life was full of colorful promise. I headed off to my college dormitory with the transparent blue iMac that I had coveted ever since I saw the ad campaigns that allowed me to choose amongst a pinwheel of colored computers.
These simple DIYs are a great way to enhance your backyard, patio or window nook, without spending an arm and a leg on pots. Your flower pots will look pretty, even in the off season when your plants aren’t quite as sprightly.
Take any three greens and combine them. Go ahead, give it a try, we'll wait. Okay, did you try it? Looks awesome, doesn't it? This trick works with any hue, really, but it's especially good for green. And with green already being found outdoors in abundance, using green decor outside can look fabulous.
With spring weather just around the corner, I've got the itch to refresh my deck. Pillows, table covers, and seat cushions are an easy and effective way to update old pieces, and there are a number of affordable textile options available in every color of the rainbow.
Neon lamps brighten your space even when they're turned off. Trending in a big way, neon pairs beautifully with darks and neutrals. If you're a bit faint-hearted about neon, small accessories like lamps are a good way to join the fun. Even in small doses, neon's vibrancy delivers a big design payoff.
I enjoy almost every hue of green, and I've even gone through an avocado phase. I'm convinced there is a shade of green for everyone. That said, this post is dedicated to the lighter shades of green: mint, seafoam and jadeite.
There are good reasons to go gender neutral for your child's room. There's the practical: You have a boy and a girl sharing one room and you want to avoid WWIII. You don't want to redecorate again when child #2 comes along (let alone #3, #4....). Or, you're waiting until the actual birth to reveal your babe's sex. There's also the philosophical: You want your child to decide what they like, without preconceived notions of what's considered appropriate for girls versus boys.
Here are several approaches to color that make rooms work for either sex.