“Outside, nature is refreshing itself, just like a re-birth, and you should do the same inside your home. Re-decorating by using colors of the nature outside is most effective. Pick some flowers, put them in a vase, and based on the colors, play around with pillow covers, napkins, table cloths or picture frames. “

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1. Break Out The Color
Longer days and warmer temperatures make spring the best time to play with color. Bring in bright airy curtains and add little pops of color throughout the room to create an atmosphere that screams spring. In fashion designer Lorry Newhouse’s living room several colors come together to create a harmonious, not overwhelming, palette.

2. Tuck Away Cold Weather Accessories
All of the thick blankets and heavy throw pillows that were necessary to fight the winter cold are made obsolete once spring rolls around. Keep them out of sight by storing them away in a small set of drawers or chest at the foot of your bed. In an Allegra Hicks-designed London bedroom a dresser provides plenty of extra storage.

3. Embrace The Outdoors
Incorporate little bits of nature into your home design by decorating with flowers, branches or fruits. Even the tiniest touch of the outdoors reminds you that the seasons are changing. Fashion designers Mark Badgley and James Mischka accented their screened-in porch with a bright bouquet and a bowl of fresh oranges.

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