March is kind of a funny month for home decorating. And I love me some decorations. Gone are the sparkling trees, colorful lights and happy imagery that took over my house not long ago. Everything suddenly goes back to the way it was – which isn’t a bad thing, but it’s just not the same. This month, I decided to keep the festive feeling alive by turning my home into a celebration of seasons changing.
Since it’s not quite winter and not yet spring, I chose shades of sunshine yellow! You can’t even use the word yellow without adding a ! It’s yellow!
How cute is this sign from Etsy?!
I like to pick up some of my favorite candles from Jo Malone and Anthropologie in scents like lemon, basil and mandarin. I always have fresh flowers in the house (stay tuned for my tips on keeping orchids in bloom) and to keep with my pre-blooming theme, I’ll put bouquets of lilies in large vases packed with lemons or limes.
I also like to stage little scenes that celebrate the arrival of spring all over the house – in the bathroom, the kitchen, even in hidden nooks like the dark corner of a bookshelf that might otherwise go unnoticed. It’s an easy, inexpensive way to brighten your day, your home and find the joy in the little things.
How do you make your space happy?